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Analytical Heat Transfer

1st Edition

By Je-Chin Han

CRC Press

326 pages

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Developed from the author’s 30 years of teaching a graduate-level intermediate heat transfer course, Analytical Heat Transfer explains how to analyze and solve conduction, convection, and radiation heat transfer problems. Suitable for entry-level graduate students, the book fills the gap between basic heat transfer undergraduate courses and advanced heat transfer graduate courses.

The author places emphasis on modeling and solving engineering heat transfer problems analytically, rather than simply applying the equations and correlations for engineering problem calculations. He describes many well-known analytical methods and their solutions, such as Bessel functions, separation of variables, similarity method, integral method, and matrix inversion method. He also presents step-by-step mathematical formula derivations, analytical solution procedures, and numerous demonstration examples of heat transfer applications.

By providing a strong analytical background, the text enables students to tackle complex engineering heat transfer problems encountered in practice. This analytical knowledge also helps them to read and understand heat transfer-related research papers.

Table of Contents

Heat Conduction Equations. 1-D Steady-State Heat Conduction. 2-D Steady-State Heat Conduction. Transient Heat Conduction. Numerical Analysis in Heat Conduction. Heat Convection Equations. External Forced Convection. Internal Forced Convection. Natural Convection. Turbulent Flow Heat Transfer. Fundamental Radiation. View Factor. Radiation Exchange in a Nonparticipating Medium. Radiation Transfer through Gases. Appendix. Index.

About the Author

Je-Chin Han is a Distinguished Professor, the Marcus C. Easterling Endowed Chair in Mechanical Engineering, and director of the Turbine Heat Transfer Laboratory at Texas A&M University. An ASME fellow, Dr. Han has authored more than 380 technical publications and has received numerous honors, including the ASME K-14 Warren Rohsenow Prize, AIAA Thermophysics Award, ISROMAC Award, and ASME Heat Transfer Memorial Award. His work on gas turbine blade cooling has greatly impacted the development of high-efficiency gas turbine engines for aircraft and land-based power generation applications.

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SCIENCE / Energy