Heat Transfer

Paperback | May 9, 2012

byP.S. Ghoshdastidar

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The book provides an exhaustive coverage of two- and three-dimensional heat conduction, forced and free convection, boiling and radiation heat transfer, heat exchangers, computer methods in heat transfer, and mass transfer. The main emphasis is on the understanding of fundamental concepts andtheir application to complex problems.

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The book provides an exhaustive coverage of two- and three-dimensional heat conduction, forced and free convection, boiling and radiation heat transfer, heat exchangers, computer methods in heat transfer, and mass transfer. The main emphasis is on the understanding of fundamental concepts andtheir application to complex problems.

P.S. Ghoshdastidar is currently Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur. A Ph D from the University of South Carolina, he has over 27 years of teaching and research experience. He has published numerous research papers in reputed international journals and conference proceedings. He is...
Format:PaperbackDimensions:688 pages, 9.84 × 5.91 × 0.01 inPublished:May 9, 2012Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0198079974

ISBN - 13:9780198079972

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction1.1 Aims of Studying Heat Transfer1.2 Applications of Heat Transfer1.3 Basic Modes of Heat Transfer1.4 Thermal Conductivity2. Steady State Conduction: One-dimensional Problems2.1 Introduction2.2 Fourier's Law of Heat Conduction2.3 The Heat Conduction Equation for Isotropic Materials2.4 Heat Conduction Equation for Anisotropic Materials2.5 Initial and Boundary Conditions2.6 Simple One-Dimensional Steady Conduction Problems2.8 Overall Heat Transfer Coefficient2.9 Critical Thickness of Insulation2.10 Heat Generation in a Body: Plane Wall2.11 Heat Generation in a Solid Cylinder2.12 Heat Generation in a Solid Sphere2.13 The Thin Rod2.14 Thermometer Well Errors due to Conduction2.15 Extended Surfaces: Fins2.16 Straight Fin of Triangular Profile2.17 Thermal Contact Resistance3. Steady State Conduction: Two- and Three-Dimensional Problems3.1 Introduction3.2 Steady Two-Dimensional Problems in Cartesian Coordinates3.3 Summary of the Method of Separation of Variables3.4 Isotherms and Heat Flux Lines3.5 The Method of Superposition3.6 Method of Imaging3.7 Steady 2D Problems in Cylindrical Geometry3.8 Steady Three-Dimensional Conduction in Cartesian Coordinates3.9 The Graphical Method and Conduction Shape Factor4. Unsteady State Condition4.1 Introduction4.2 Lumped System Transients4.3 Electrical Network Analogy4.4 One-dimensional Transient Problems: Distributed System4.5 Multidimensional Transient Problems: Application of Heisler Charts4.6 Semi-Infinite Solid5. Forced Convection Heat Transfer5.1 Introduction5.2 The Convection Boundary Layers5.3 Nusselt Number5.4 Prandtl Number5.5 Laminar and Turbulent Flows Over a Flat Plate5.6 Energy Equation in the Thermal Boundary Layer in Laminar Flow Over a Flat Plate5.6.1 Importance of the Viscous Dissipation Term5.6.2 Governing Equations and Boundary Conditions5.6.3 Basic Solution Methodology5.7 Solution of Thermal Boundary Layer on an Isothermal Flat Plate5.8 Procedure for Using Energy Integral Equation5.9 Application of Energy Integral Equation to the Thermal Boundary Layer Over an Isothermal Flat Plate5.10 Film Temperature5.11 The Relation Between Fluid Friction and Heat Transfer5.12 Turbulent Boundary Layer Over a Flat Plate5.13 Heat Transfer in Laminar Tube Flow5.14 Hydrodynamic and Thermal Entry Lengths5.15 Heat Transfer in Turbulent Tube Flow5.16 External Flows over Cylinders, Spheres, and banks of Tubes6. Natural Convection Heat Transfer6.1 Introduction6.2 Free Convection from a Vertical Plate6.3 Flow Regimes in Free Convection over a Vertical Plate6.4 Basic Solution Methodology6.5 Free Convection from other Geometries6.6 Correlations for Free Convection over a Vertical Plate subjected to Uniform Heat Flux6.7 Mixed Convection7. Boiling and Condensation7.1 Boiling7.2 Review of Phase Change Processes of Pure Substances7.3 Boiling Modes7.4 Formation of Vapour Bubbles7.5 Bubble Departure Diameter and Frequency of Bubble Release7.6 Empirical Correlations and Application Equations7.7 Heat Transfer in the Vicinity of Ambient Pressure7.8 Heat Transfer Mechanism in Nucleate Boiling: Rohsenow's Model and its Basis7.9 Minimum-heat-flux Expression7.10 Film Boiling Correlations7.11 Condensation7.12 Turbulent Film Condensation7.13 Sub-cooling of the condensate7.14 Superheating of the Vapour7.15 Laminar Film Condensation on Horizontal Tubes (Nusselt's Approach)7.16 Vertical Tier of n Horizontal Tubes7.17 Staggered Tube Arrangement7.18 Flow Boiling7.19 Calculation of x* in a heated channel7.20 Pressure Drop in a two-phase flow7.21 Determination of Frictional Pressure Drop: The Lockhart and Martinelli Approach7.23 The various heat transfer regimes in a two-phase flow7.24 Methodology of calculation of the Heat Transfer coefficient in a two-phase flow: The Chen Approach7.25 Critical boiling states7.26 Condensation of flowing vapour in tubes7.27 Heat Pipe8. Radiation Heat Transfer8.1 Introduction8.2 Physical Mechanism of energy transport in thermal radiation8.3 Laws of Radiation and Basic Definitions8.4 Intensity of Radiation8.5 Diffuse Surface and Specular Surface8.6 Absorptivity, Reflectivity, and Transmissivity8.7 Black body Radiation8.8 Radiation Characteristics of Non-Black Surfaces: Monochromatic and Total Emissivity8.9 Kirchhoff's Law8.10 View Factor8.11 Radiation Exchange in a Black Enclosure8.12 Radiation Exchange in a Gray Enclosure8.13 Electric Circuit Analogy8.14 Three-surface Enclosure8.15 Gebhart's Absorption Factor Method8.16 Two-Surface Enclosure8.17 Infinite Parallel Planes8.18 Radiation Shields8.19 The Radiation Heat Transfer Coefficient8.20 Gas radiation8.21 Solar Radiation8.22 The Greenhouse Effect9. Heat Exchangers9.1 Introduction9.2 Classification of Heat Exchangers9.3 The Overall Heat Transfer Coefficient9.4 Fouling Factor9.5 Typical Temperature Distributions9.6 Temperature Distribution in Counter-flow Heat Exchangers9.7 Log-mean Temperature Difference9.8 Heat Transfer as a Function of LMTD9.9 Multi-pass and Crossflow Heat Exchangers: Correction Factor Approach9.10 Effectiveness-NTU Method9.11 Design Considerations of Heat Exchangers9.12 Compact Heat Exchangers10. Finite Difference Methods in Heat Transfer10.1 Introduction10.2 Introduction to Finite difference, Numerical errors, and accuracy10.3 Numerical methods for conduction heat transfer10.4 Transient 1D Problems10.5 2D Transient heat conduction problems10.6 Problems in cylindrical geometry: Handling of the condition at the centre10.7 1D transient heat conduction in composite media10.8 Treatment of non-linearities in heat conduction10.9 Handling of irregular geometry in heat conduction10.10 Application of computational heat transfer to cryosurgery11. Mass Transfer11.1 Introduction11.2 Definitions of Concentrations, Velocities, and Mass Fluxes11.3 Fick's Law of Diffusion11.4 Analogy between Heat Transfer and Mass Transfer11.5 Derivation of Various Forms of the Equation of Continuity for a Binary Mixture11.6 Analogy between Special Forms of the Heat Conduction and Mass Diffusion Equations11.7 Boundary Conditions in Mass Transfer11.8 One-dimensional Steady Diffusion through a Stationary Medium11.9 Forced Convection with Mass Transfer over a Flat Plate Laminar Boundary Layer11.10 Evaporative Cooling11.11 Relative Humidity12. Solidification and Melting12.1 Introduction12.2 Exact Solutions of Solidification: One-dimensional Analysis12.3 Melting of a Solid: One-dimensional AnalysisAppendicesA1 Thermophysical Properties of MatterA2 Numerical Values of Bessel FunctionsA3 Table of Laplace TransformsA4 Numerical Values of Error FunctionsA5 Radiation View Factor ChartsA6 Binary Diffusivities of various Substances at 1 atmA7 Thermophysical Properties of Water at Atmospheric Pressure