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Completely updated, the sixth edition provides engineers with an in-depth look at the key concepts in the field. It incorporates new discussions on emerging areas of heat transfer, discussing technologies that are related to nanotechnology, biomedical engineering and alternative energy. The example problems are also updated to better show how to apply the material. And as engineers follow the rigorous and systematic problem-solving methodology, they'll gain an appreciation for the richness and beauty of the discipline.
An Introduction to Heat Transfer Principles and Calculations is an introductory text to the principles and calculations of heat transfer. The theory underlying heat transfer is described, and the principal results and formulae are presented. Available techniques for obtaining rapid, approximate solutions to complicated problems are also considered. This book is comprised of 12 chapters and begins with a brief account of some of the concepts, methods, nomenclature, and other relevant information about heat transfer. The reader is then introduced to radiation, conduction, convection, and boiling and condensation. Problems involving more than one mode of heat transfer are presented. Some of the factors influencing the selection of heat exchangers are also discussed. The remaining chapters focus on mass transfer and its simultaneous occurrence with heat transfer; the air-water vapor system, with emphasis on humidity and enthalpy as well as wet-bulb temperature, adiabatic saturation temperature, cooling by evaporation, drying, and condensation; and physical properties and other information that must be taken into account before any generalized formula for heat or mass transfer can be applied to a specific problem. This monograph will be of value to mechanical engineers, physicists, and mathematicians.
An updated and refined edition of one of the standard works on heat transfer. The Second Edition offers better development of the physical principles underlying heat transfer, improved treatment of numerical methods and heat transfer with phase change, and consideration of a broader range of technically important problems. The scope of applications has been expanded, and there are nearly 300 new problems.
This book presents a comprehensive treatment of the essential fundamentals of the topics that should be taught as the first-level course in Heat Transfer to the students of engineering disciplines. The book is designed to stimulate student learning through clear, concise language. The theoretical content is well balanced with the problem-solving methodology necessary for developing an orderly approach to solving a variety of engineering problems. The book provides adequate mathematical rigour to help students achieve a sound understanding of the physical processes involved. Key Features : A well-balanced coverage between analytical treatments, physical concepts and practical demonstrations. Analytical descriptions of theories pertaining to different modes of heat transfer by the application of conservation equations to control volume and also by the application of conservation equations in differential form like continuity equation, Navier–Stokes equations and energy equation. A short description of convective heat transfer based on physical understanding and practical applications without going into mathematical analyses (Chapter 5). A comprehensive description of the principles of convective heat transfer based on mathematical foundation of fluid mechanics with generalized analytical treatments (Chapters 6, 7 and 8). A separate chapter describing the basic mechanisms and principles of mass transfer showing the development of mathematical formulations and finding the solution of simple mass transfer problems. A summary at the end of each chapter to highlight key terminologies and concepts and important formulae developed in that chapter. A number of worked-out examples throughout the text, review questions, and exercise problems (with answers) at the end of each chapter. This book is appropriate for a one-semester course in Heat Transfer for undergraduate engineering students pursuing careers in mechanical, metallurgical, aerospace and chemical disciplines.
Presenting the basic mechanisms for transfer of heat, this book gives a deeper and more comprehensive view than existing titles on the subject. Derivation and presentation of analytical and empirical methods are provided for calculation of heat transfer rates and temperature fields as well as pressure drop. The book covers thermal conduction, forced and natural laminar and turbulent convective heat transfer, thermal radiation including participating media, condensation, evaporation and heat exchangers. This book is aimed to be used in both undergraduate and graduate courses in heat transfer and thermal engineering. It can successfully be used in R & D work and thermal engineering design in industry and by consultancy firms
Introduction to Heat Transfer is the gold standard of heat transfer pedagogy for more than 30 years, with a commitment to continuous improvement by four authors having more than 150 years of combined experience in heat transfer education, research and practice. Written for courses that exclude coverage of mass transfer, the sixth edition of this text maintains its foundation in the four central learning objectives for students. With examples and problems that reveal the richness and beauty of this discipline, this text teaches students how to become efficient problem-solvers through the use of the rigorous and systematic problem-solving methodology pioneered by the authors. Fundamental concepts have received further emphasis in this new edition, making the text even more accessible while providing a bridge from those ideas to critical applications in areas such as energy and the environment. The Interactive Heat Transfer (IHT) software that accompanies the text has also been updated, allowing readers to solve problems even more efficiently and accurately.