Essentials of heat transfer : principles, materials, and applications /
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Essentials of heat transfer : principles, materials, and applications /

"This textbook teaches students the principles, materials, and applications they need to understand and analyze heat transfer problems they will encounter in practice. The emphasis on modern practical problems (including thermoelectric cooling), in the numerous examples, sets this work apart fr...

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Main Author: Kaviany, M. (Massoud)
Corporate Author: PALCI EBSCO books
Format: Online Book
Published: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2011.
Access:Online version
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Table of Contents:
  • Cover; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; Guide to Instructors and Students; 1 Introduction and Preliminaries; 1.1 Applications and History; 1.1.1 Heat Transfer; 1.1.2 Applications; 1.1.3 History, Frontiers, and Integration*; 1.2 Units and Normalization (Scaling); 1.2.1 Units; 1.2.2 Normalization (Scaling); 1.3 Thermal Systems; 1.3.1 Thermodynamic Properties; 1.3.2 Thermal Nonequilibrium; 1.3.3 Control Volume and Control Surface; 1.4 Principal Energy Carriers and Heat Flux Vector; 1.4.1 Macroscopic Heat Transfer Mechanisms.
  • 1.7.1 Conservation of Mass* 1.7.2 Conservation of Species* ; 1.7.3 Conservation of Momentum*; 1.7.4 Other Conserved Quantities*; 1.8 Scope; 1.9 Summary; 1.10 References*; 1.11 Problems; 1.11.1 Heat Flux Vector Tracking; 1.11.2 Integral-Volume Energy Equation; 2 Energy Equation; 2.1 Nonuniform Temperature Distribution Differential :(Infinitesimal)-Volume Energy Equation; 2.1.1 Physical Interpretation of Divergence of q; 2.1.2 Relation between Volumetric Differentiation and Surface Integration.
  • 2.2 Uniform Temperature in One or More Directions: Energy Equation for Volumes with One or More Finite Lengths2.2.1 Integral-Volume Energy Equation; 2.2.2 Combined Integral- and Differential-Length Energy Equation; 2.2.3 Discrete Temperature Nonuniformity: Finite-Small-Volume Energy Equation*; 2.2.4 Summary of Selection of Energy Equation Based on Uniformity or Nonuniformity of Temperature; 2.3 Thermal Energy Conversion Mechanisms ; 2.3.1 Chemical- or Physical-Bond Energy Conversion; 2.3.2 Electromagnetic Energy Conversion; 2.3.3 Mechanical Energy Conversion.
  • 2.3.4 Summary of Thermal Energy Conversion Mechanisms2.4 Bounding-Surface and Far-Field Thermal Conditions; 2.4.1 Continuity of Temperature across Bounding Surface*; 2.4.2 Bounding-Surface Energy Equation; 2.4.3 Prescribed Bounding-Surface Thermal Conditions* ; 2.4.4 Far-Field Thermal Conditions* ; 2.5 Heat Transfer Analysis*; 2.5.1 Integration of Differential-Volume Energy Equation*; 2.5.2 Single- and Multidimensional Heat Flow* ; 2.5.3 Time Dependence and Steady State* ; 2.5.4 Thermal Circuit Models* ; 2.5.5 Summary of Methodology for Heat Transfer Analysis*