3rd. revised ed. 2011, XXIV, 737 p. With revised and corrected edition.
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Provides a firm understanding of the principles of heat and mass transfer
Shows how to solve problems by applying modern methods
Useful to working professionals as well as advanced level students
An appendix includes property data on important materials
This comprehensive textbook provides a solid foundation of knowledge on the principles of heat and mass transfer and shows how to solve problems by applying modern methods. The basic theory is developed systematically, exploring in detail the solution methods to all important problems.
The thoroughly revised 3rd edition includes an introduction to the numerical solution of Finite Elements. A new section on heat and mass transfer in porous media has also been added.
The book will be useful not only to upper-level and graduate students, but also to practicing scientists and engineers, offering a firm understanding of the principles of heat and mass transfer, and showing how to solve problems by applying modern methods. Many completed examples and numerous exercises with solutions facilitate learning and understanding, and an appendix includes data on key properties of important substances.
Content Level »Graduate
Keywords »convective heat transfer - convective mass transfer - fundamentals of engineering sciences - heat conduction - heat exchanger - heat transfer - mass diffusion - mass transfer - single phase flow - thermal radiation
Introduction. Technical Applications.- 2 Heat conduction and mass diffusion.- Convective heat and mass transfer. Single phase flow.- Convective heat and mass transfer. Flows with phase change.- Thermal radiation.- Appendix.- Literature.- Index.
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