Nanoscale Energy Transport and Conversion: A Parallel Treatment of Electrons, Molecules, Phonons…

Hardcover | April 22, 2005

byGANG CHEN

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This is a graduate level textbook in nanoscale heat transfer and energy conversion that can also be used as a reference for researchers in the developing field of nanoengineering. It provides a comprehensive overview of microscale heat transfer, focusing on thermal energy storage andtransport. Chen broadens the readership by incorporating results from related disciplines, from the point of view of thermal energy storage and transport, and presents related topics on the transport of electrons, phonons, photons, and molecules. This book is part of the MIT-Pappalardo Series inMechanical Engineering.

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This is a graduate level textbook in nanoscale heat transfer and energy conversion that can also be used as a reference for researchers in the developing field of nanoengineering. It provides a comprehensive overview of microscale heat transfer, focusing on thermal energy storage andtransport. Chen broadens the readership by incorporat...

Gang Chen is at MIT.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:560 pages, 6.42 × 9.29 × 1.3 inPublished:April 22, 2005Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:019515942X

ISBN - 13:9780195159424

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction2. Material Waves and Energy Quantization3. Energy States in Solids4. Statistical Thermodynamics and Thermal Energy Storage5. Energy Transfered by Waves6. Particle Description of Transport Processes: Classical Laws7. Classical Size Effects8. Energy Conversion and Coupled Transport Processes9. Liquids in Their Interfaces10. Molecular Dynamics SimulationAppendix A: Homogeneous SemiconductorsAppendix B: Semiconductor p-n JunctionsIndexUnits and Their ConversionsPhysical Constants

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"This book is designed as a senior- or graduate-level course resource and will also serve as a reference for practicing engineers and researchers."--CHOICE