Heat transfer with applications

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448 p. · 23.5x17.8 cm · Hardback
Preparing students for industrial practice in heat transfer related disciplines, this highly accessible text on the basics of heat transfer focuses on applications and problem-solving rather than theory and mathematics - helping students make the critical connection between conceptual principles and their actual application in real-world thermal systems.
(NOTE: Each chapter begins with an Introduction and concludes with Applications, References, and Problems.)
1. Fundamental Concepts
2. One-Dimensional Steady Conduction
3. Extended Surfaces
4. Two-Dimensional Steady Conduction
5. Unsteady Conduction
6. Principles of Convection
7. External Forced Convection
8. Internal Forced Convection
9. Natural Convection
10. Heat Exchangers
11. Radiation
12. Boiling and Condensation
13. Heat-Transfer Measurements
14. Supplement: Heat Transfer in Manufacturing and Materials Processing
Appendix A. Mathematical Formulas and Tables
Appendix B. Physical Constants, Units and Conversion Factors
Appendix C. Thermal Properties of Metallic Solids
Appendix D. Thermal Properties of Nonmetallic Solids
Appendix E. Thermal Properties of Liquids
Appendix F. Thermal Properties of Gases
Appendix G. Radiation Properties
Appendix H. Pipe Dimensions
Appendix I. Wire Properties
References
  • Adopts a direct, get to the bottom line approach to heat transfer without lengthy, complex mathematical excursions in which students often get bored or lost.
  • Enforces retention with topically-arranged applications problems and detailed examples at the end of each chapter that help students relate heat transfer theory to its practical, everyday usage, helps students appreciate the importance of heat transfer in their daily lives and in modern technology.
  • Presents numerous computer applications using spreadsheets or other software, devotes considerable attention to the solution of steady and unsteady two-dimensional conduction problems using the finite difference method on spreadsheets.
  • Includes a thorough and informative appendix that: Offers one of the most extensi