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Heat Transfer

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  • Date Published: December 2008
  • availability: Available
  • format: Hardback
  • isbn: 9780521881074
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  • The single objective of this book is to provide engineers with the capability, tools, and confidence to solve real-world heat transfer problems. It includes many advanced topics, such as Bessel functions, Laplace transforms, separation of variables, Duhamel's theorem, and complex combination, as well as high order explicit and implicit numerical integration algorithms. These analytical and numerical solution methods are applied to topics not considered in most textbooks. Examples are heat exchangers involving fluids with varying specific heats or phase changes; heat exchangers in which axial conduction is a concern; and regenerators. To improve readability, derivations of important results are presented completely, without skipping steps, which reduces student frustration and improves retention. The examples in the book are ubiquitous, not trivial “textbook” exercises. They are rather complex and timely real-world problems that are inherently interesting. This textbook integrates the computational software packages Maple, MATLAB, FEHT, and Engineering Equation Solver (EES) directly with the heat transfer material.

    • Offers integrated numerical and analytic approaches to solving problems
    • Free downloads are provided for multiple software packages - EES, MATLAB®, and Maple
    • Provides detailed solutions to exercises
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    Reviews & endorsements

    "This is a very interesting and important new textbook on heat transfer... significantly raises the bar for heat transfer text books...a major contribution to education in the field of heat transfer."- Ralph L. Webb, Penn State University, Heat Transfer Engineering

    "...this is a very good heat transfer book with a lot of emphasis on use of computational methods. The authors did a very good job incorporating computations side-by-side with the theory. This is a suitable textbook for first- and second-level courses, where the instructor wants to use computational tools, as well as a reference book for practicing engineers." - Kemal Tuzla, Lehigh University, ChE Dvision of ASEE

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    09th Mar 2014 by User582120433558

    I started to teach heat transfer for the 1st year French Engineer school students this year, equivalent to the 3rd year engineer students in US or in China. I got one copy when I was in the APS DFD Annual meeting 2013 in Pittsburgh. This book is really a good starting point for the students who had no knowledge about heat transfer. It contains a lot of examples, with detailed software scrpts. Students just need to folow the steps and can get the correct results. It is very good for self-learning as well. On the other side, this book contains all the essential points on heat transfer. It goes beyond some tranditional books on heat transfer. So it suits for graduate students as well. Even as a researcher or senoir engineer, we can use it as a manual, when we need to consult some basic concepts and classic examples. I recommanded this book for all my students.

    14th May 2015 by Xic099

    this book is excellent and the content is very informative! I strongly recommand this book

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    Product details

    • Date Published: December 2008
    • format: Hardback
    • isbn: 9780521881074
    • length: 1150 pages
    • dimensions: 260 x 182 x 48 mm
    • weight: 1.77kg
    • contains: 545 b/w illus. 45 tables
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    1. One-dimensional, steady-state conduction
    2. Two-dimensional, steady-state conduction
    3. Transient conduction
    4. External forced convection
    5. Internal forced convection
    6. Natural convection
    7. Boiling and condensation
    8. Heat exchangers
    9. Mass transfer
    10. Radiation.

  • Instructors have used or reviewed this title for the following courses

    • Advanced heat transfer
    • Convection Heat Transfer
    • Heat and Mass Transfer
    • Intermediate Heat Transfer
    • Intro to Fluid and Thermal Energy Transport
    • Introduction to Heat Transfer
    • Introduction to Thermodynamics, Thermodynamics and Heat Transfer
    • Mechanical Product Design
    • Physics of Transport in Fluids
    • thermal systems design
  • Authors

    Gregory Nellis, University of Wisconsin, Madison
    Greg Nellis is an Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. Professor Nellis received his MS and PhD at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Professor Nellis is a member of ASHRAE, ASME, IIR and CSA and carries out applied research that is related to energy systems with a focus on refrigeration technology. Professor Nellis has published more than 40 journal papers. Professor Nellis's focus has been on graduate and undergraduate education and he has received the Polygon and Pi Tau Sigma awards for excellence in teaching.

    Sanford Klein, University of Wisconsin, Madison
    Professor Klein is the Bascom Ouweneel Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. He has been on the faculty at Wisconsin since 1977. He is associated with the Solar Energy Laboratory and has been involved in many studies of solar and other types of energy systems. He is the author or co-author of more than 150 publications relating to the analysis of energy systems. Professor Klein's current research interests are in solar energy systems and applied thermodynamics and heat transfer. In addition, he is also actively involved in the development of engineering computer tools for both instruction and research. He is the primary author of a modular simulation program (TRNSYS), a solar energy system design program (F-CHART), a finite element heat transfer program (FEHT) and a general engineering equation solving program (EES). Professor Klein is a Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME); the American Society of Heating, Refrigeration, and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE); and the American Solar Energy Society (ASES).

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