CRC Handbook of Thermal Engineering

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Raj P. Chhabra
CRC Press, Nov 8, 2017 - Science - 1649 pages

The CRC Handbook of Thermal Engineering, Second Edition, is a fully updated version of this respected reference work, with chapters written by leading experts. Its first part covers basic concepts, equations and principles of thermodynamics, heat transfer, and fluid dynamics. Following that is detailed coverage of major application areas, such as bioengineering, energy-efficient building systems, traditional and renewable energy sources, food processing, and aerospace heat transfer topics. The latest numerical and computational tools, microscale and nanoscale engineering, and new complex-structured materials are also presented. Designed for easy reference, this new edition is a must-have volume for engineers and researchers around the globe.


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Chapter 2 Fluid Mechanics
Chapter 3 Heat and Mass Transfer
Chapter 4 Applications
Chapter 5 Numerical Analysis and Computational Tools
Properties of Gases and Vapors
Properties of Liquids
Properties of Solids
SI Units and Conversion Factors

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About the author (2017)

Dr. R. P. Chhabra is Professor of Chemical Engineering at the Indian Institute of Technology – Kanpur. He received his M.Sc. degree from the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, and his Ph.D. from Monash University, both in Chemical Engineering. Dr. Chhabra is a Fellow of the Indian Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Science (India), and the Indian Academy of Engineering. His current research interests include hydrodynamics of non-Newtonian fluid-particle systems; multiphase flow in pipes and packed beds; interaction between non-linear properties of fluids and shapes of particles; and the modeling of Newtonian and non-Newtonian flow in fibrous media.

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