Handbook of heat transfer

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McGraw-Hill, May 1, 1998 - Science - 1344 pages
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Heat transfer is crucial to virtually every industrial and environmental process as well as to energy production and conversion. Written by leading heat transfer experts, the heavily revised edition-now in one comprehensive volume-of this classic guide offers engineers details on all advances in heat transfer technology, providing the information needed to solve a wide range of practical heat transfer problems. A vast revision of the two-volume second edition, it eliminates theory and instead emphasizes practical applications by presenting new findings on conduction, convection, radiation, and multi-phase heat transfer, plus new chapters on microscale heat transfer in porous media, and heat transfer in natural processing.

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Contents

Conduction and Thermal Contact Resistances Conductances 3 1
3-1
Basic Principles 16 58
3-16
Natural Convection 4 1
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About the author (1998)

Warren M. Rohsenow is a former professor of mechanical engineering and director of the Heat Transfer Laboratory at MIT. Dr. Rohsenow received the Max Jacob Memorial Award for his work in heat transfer. James P. Hartnett is director of the Energy Resource Center and was professor of mechanical engineering at the University of Illinois in Chicago. Dr. Hartnett was the recipient of the ASME Memorial Award for his work in this field. Young I. Cho is professor of mechanical engineering in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Mechanics at Drexel University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Dr. Cho was awarded the 1995 University Research Award at Drexel University.