Carlos Infante Ferreira

Position

Associate Professor

Section

Engineering Thermodynamics

Research Activities:

Heat Pumps in Bulk Separation Processes
Fluidized Bed for Ice Slurry Production
Solar Driven Absorption Systems for Cooling and Heating Applications
Wet Compression Solar Driven Sorption Systems

Projects

2014 Spring: Fresh water production using direct contact condensation
Ionic Liquid-Refrigerant Mixture for Highly Efficient Absorption Heat Pump Systems

Educational activities

BSc Project Energie (wbtp212)
MSc Fluid Machinery (wb4300B)
MSc Refrigeration Fundamentals (wb4410A)
MSc Refrigeration Applications (wb4427)
Contribution to MSc Introduction to SPET (wb4400)
Contribution to MSc Process modeling and simulation project (ME2320-9)
Contribution to MSc Internship (ME2300-15)

In 2011 supervised internships

Hartono, D..  “Thermodynamic modeling of CO2-THF-H2O hydrates”.

Hoffmann, A.  “Predictive model for hydrate formation in a tube-in-tube coil heat exchanger”.      van der Kleij, A. “Feasibility study on a sustainable district heating network for the Gaiapark”, BreedOfBuilds.

van der Tempel, W. M. “Design of a refrigeration system for a novel ice cream cabinet”. Unilever Research and Development Vlaardingen.

Dusseljee, C. “Steam savings on a C3-splitter at the Maasvlakte site of LyondellBasell industries”. LyondellBasell Maasvlakte.

Contribution to MSc Thesis Project (ME2390-30)
In 2011 supervised MSc Thesis:

Groen, C. B. “CO2 hydrate formation in coil heat exchangers”.
Hosseini, L. “Design and analysis of a solar assisted absorption cooling system integrated with latent heat storage”. Deerns.
Koekenbier, S. F. “PCM energy storage during defective thermal cycling”.
Leeuwen, J. van “NH3-H2O absorption in mini-channel heat exchangers”
Maertens, T. “Solar driven Stirling generator”. Solfence Solar Technologies.
Wang, Y., “Model for the prediction of heat and mass transfer during desorption of ammonia in mini-channels”

Other Activities

Chair Board of Examiners Faculty 3mE

Degrees:

M.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering, Instituto Superior Técnico, Lisboa, Portugal, 1977.
M.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering, Delft University of Technology, NL, 1981.
Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, Delft University of Technology, NL, 1985.

Recent Scientific Publications:

P. Pronk, C.A.Infante Ferreira, G.J. Witkamp

Mitigation of ice crystallization fouling in stationary and circulating liquid–solid fluidized bed heat exchangers 
International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Volume 53, Issues 1-3, January 2010, Pages 403-411

D.S. Kim, C.A.Infante Ferreira

Effectiveness of non-volatile falling film absorbers with solution and coolant in counter-flow
International Journal of Refrigeration, Volume 33, Issue 1, January 2010, Pages 79-87

D.S. Kim, C.A.Infante Ferreira

Analytic modelling of a falling film absorber and experimental determination of transfer coefficients
International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Volume 52, Issues 21-22, October 2009, Pages 4757-4765

P. Pronk, C.A.Infante Ferreira, G.J. Witkamp

Prevention of fouling and scaling in stationary and circulating liquid–solid fluidized bed heat exchangers: Particle impact measurements and analysis
International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Volume 52, Issues 15-16, July 2009, Pages 3857-3868

J.D. Marcos, M. Izquierdo, R. Lizarte, E. Palacios, C.A.Infante Ferreira

Experimental boiling heat transfer coefficients in the high temperature generator of a double effect absorption machine for the lithium bromide/water mixture
International Journal of Refrigeration, Volume 32, Issue 4, June 2009, Pages 627-637

D.S. Kim, C.A.Infante Ferreira

Air-cooled LiBr–water absorption chillers for solar air conditioning in extremely hot weathers
Energy Conversion and Management, Volume 50, Issue 4, April 2009, Pages 1018-1025

D.S. Kim, C.A.Infante Ferreira

Flow patterns and heat and mass transfer coefficients of low Reynolds number falling film flows on vertical plates: Effects of a wire screen and an additive
International Journal of Refrigeration, Volume 32, Issue 1, January 2009, Pages 138-149

P. Pronk, C.A.Infante Ferreira, G.J. Witkamp

Prevention of crystallization fouling during eutectic freeze crystallization in fluidized bed heat exchangers
Chemical Engineering and Processing: Process Intensification, Volume 47, Issue 12, November 2008, Pages 2140-2149

D.S. Kim, C.A.Infante Ferreira

Analytic modelling of steady state single-effect absorption cycles
International Journal of Refrigeration, Volume 31, Issue 6, September 2008, Pages 1012-1020

P. Pronk, C.A.Infante Ferreira, G.J. Witkamp

Superheating of ice slurry in melting heat exchangers
International Journal of Refrigeration, Volume 31, Issue 5, August 2008, Pages 911-920

D.S. Kim, C.A.Infante Ferreira

Solar refrigeration options – a state-of-the-art review
International Journal of Refrigeration, Volume 31, Issue 1, January 2008, Pages 3-15

C.A. Balaras, G. Grossman, H.-M. Henning, C.A. Infante Ferreira, E. Podesser, L. Wang and E. Wiemken
Solar air conditioning in Europe - an overview, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Volume 11, Issue 2, February 2007, Pages 299-314.

C.A. Balaras, H.–M. Henning, E. Wiemken, G. Grossman, E. Podesser and C.A. Infante Ferreira.
Solar cooling - An overview of European applications & design guidelines
ASHRAE Journal, vol.48, pp.14-21, June 2006

C.A. Infante Ferreira, C. Zamfirescu and D. Zaytsev
Twin screw oil-free wet compressor for compression–absorption cycle,
International Journal of Refrigeration, vol.29, pp.556-565, 2006.

P. Pronk, C.A. Infante Ferreira and G.J. Witkamp
Influence of solute type and concentration on ice scaling in fluidized bed ice crystallizers, Chemical Engineering Science, vol.61, pp.4354-4362, 2006.

D.S. Kim and C.A. Infante Ferreira,
A Gibbs energy equation for LiBr aqueous solutions,
International Journal of Refrigeration, vol.29, pp.36-46, 2006.

D. Zaytsev and C.A. Infante Ferreira,
Profile generation method for twin screw compressor rotors based on the meshing line, International Journal of Refrigeration, Vol.28, pp.744-755, 2005.

P. Pronk, J.W. Meewisse and C.A. Infante Ferreira,
Erratum to "Validation of the use of heat transfer models in liquid/solid fluidized beds for ice slurry generation" [International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer 46 (2003) 3683-3695],
International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, vol.48, pp.3478-3483, 2005.

P. Pronk, C. A. Infante Ferreira and G.J. Witkamp,
A dynamic model of Ostwald ripening in ice suspensions,
Journal of Crystal Growth, vol.275, p.e1361-e1367, 2005.

P. Pronk, T.M. Hansen, C.A. Infante Ferreira and G.J. Witkamp,
Time-dependent behavior of different ice slurries during storage,
International Journal of Refrigeration, vol.28, pp.27-36, 2005.

J.W. Meewisse and C.A. Infante Ferreira
Validation of the use of heat transfer models in liquid/solid fluidized beds for ice slurry generation
International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, vol.46, pp.3683-3695, 2003.

C.A. Infante Ferreira, T.A. Newell, J.C. Chato and X. Nan.
R404A condensing under forced flow conditions inside smooth, microfin and cross-hatched horizontal tubes,
International Journal of Refrigeration, vol.26, pp.433-441, 2003.

M.J. Wilson, T.A. Newell, J.C. Chato and C.A. Infante Ferreira
Refrigerant charge, pressure drop, and condensation heat transfer in flattened tubes,
International Journal of Refrigeration, vol.26, pp.442-451, 2003.

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