2nd Edition

CRC Handbook of Thermal Engineering

Edited By Raj P. Chhabra Copyright 2018
    1677 Pages 500 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    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.

    Chapter 1: Engineering Thermodynamics

    1.1 Fundamentals Michael J. Moran

    1.2 Control Volume Applications Michael J. Moran

    1.3 Property Relations and Data Michael J. Moran

    1.4 Combustion Michael J. Moran

    1.5 Exergy Analysis Michael J. Moran

    1.6 Vapor and Gas Power Cycles Michael J. Moran

    1.7 Guidelines for Improving Thermodynamic Effectiveness Michael J. Moran

    1.8 Exergoeconomics George Tsatsaronis

    1.9 Design Optimization George Tsatsaronis

    1.10 Economic Analysis of Thermal Systems George Tsatsaronis

    1.11 Exergoenvironmental Analysis George Tsatsaronis

    1.12 Advanced Exergy-Based Methods George Tsatsaronis

    Chapter 2: Fluid Mechanics

    2.1 Fluid Statics Stanley A. Berger

    2.2 Equations of Motion and Potential Flow Stanley A. Berger

    2.3 Similitude: Dimensional Analysis and Data Correlation Stuart W. Churchill

    2.4 Hydraulics of Pipe Systems J. Paul Tullis and Blake Paul Tullis

    2.5 Open Channel Flow Frank M. White

    2.6 External Incompressible Flows John C. Leylegian

    2.7 Compressible Flow John C. Leylegian

    2.8 Multiphase Flow John C. Chen

    2.9 Non-Newtonian Flows Anoop K. Gupta, Raj P. Chhabra, Thomas F. Irvine, Jr., and Massimo Capobianchi

    Chapter 3: Heat and Mass Transfer

    3.1 Conduction Heat Transfer Robert F. Boehm

    3.2 Convection Heat Transfer

    3.2.1 Natural Convection Swati A. Patel, Raj P. Chhabra, George D. Raithby, and K.G. Terry Hollands

    3.2.2 Forced Convection: External Flows Anoop K. Gupta, Raj P. Chhabra, and N.V. Suryanarayana

    3.2.3 Forced Convection: Internal Flows Anoop K. Gupta, Raj P. Chhabra, and N.V. Suryanarayana

    3.2.4 Convection Heat Transfer in Non-Newtonian Fluids Swati A. Patel, Raj P. Chhabra, Thomas F. Irvine, Jr., and Massimo Capobianchi

    3.3 Radiative Heat Transfer Michael F. Modest

    3.4 Phase-Change

    3.4.1 Boiling and Condensation Van P. Carey

    3.4.2 Particle Gas Convection John C. Chen

    3.4.3 Melting and Freezing Vasilios Alexiades and Jan Kośny

    3.5 Mass Transfer Anthony F. Mills

    Chapter 4: Applications

    4.1 Heat Exchangers for the Process and Energy Industries Joshua D. Ramsey, Ken Bell, and Ramesh K. Shah

    4.2 Application of Nanofluids in Heat Exchangers: Performance and Challenges Bengt Sunden and Zan Wu

    4.3 Convection Heat Transfer in Conduits with Nanofluids Clement Kleinstreuer and Zelin Xu

    4.4 Fouling in Crude Oil and Food Related Heat-Transfer Equipment D. Ian Wilson and Graham T. Polley

    4.5 Bioheat Transfer John A. Pearce, Kenneth R. Diller, and Jonathan W. Valvano

    4.6 Thermal Insulation David W. Yarbrough

    4.7 Energy Audit for Buildings Moncef Krarti

    4.8 Advanced Energy-Efficient Building Envelope Systems Moncef Krarti and John Zhai

    4.9 Use of Phase Change Materials in Buildings Jan Kośny and David W. Yarbrough

    4.10 Thermal Bridges in Building Structures Jan Kośny and David W. Yarbrough

    4.11 Compressors Christian K. Bach, Ian H. Bell, Craig R. Bradshaw, Eckhard A. Groll, Abhinav Krishna, Orkan Kurtulus, Margaret M. Mathison, Bryce Shaffer, Bin Yang, Xinye Zhang, and Davide Ziviani

    4.12 Pumps and Fans Robert F. Boehm

    4.13 Cooling Towers Anthony F. Mills

    4.14 Pinch Technology Santanu Bandyopadhyay and Shankar Narasimhan

    4.15 Air-Conditioning Systems Donald L. Fenton

    4.16 Heat Transfer Enhancement Raj M. Manglik

    4.17 Heat Pipes Sameer Khandekar

    4.18 Liquid Atomization and Spraying Mario F. Trujillo and Rolf D. Reitz

    4.19 Heat Transfer in Plasma Sprays Milind A. Jog

    4.20 Thermal Processing and Preservation of Foods Prabhat Kumar and K.P. Sandeep

    4.21 Thermal Conduction in Electronic Microstructures and Nanostructures Sanjiv Sinha, Krishna Valavala and Jun Ma

    4.22 Role of Cooling in Electronics Reliability Pradeep Lall

    4.23 Direct Contact Heat Transfer Harold R. Jacobs

    4.24 Heat Transfer in Presence of Synthetic Jets Mangesh Chaudhari and Amit Agrawal

    4.25 Temperature and Heat Transfer Measurements Robert J. Moffat and Tadhg O’Donovan

    4.26 Flow Measurement Jungho Kim, S.A. Sherif, and Alan T. McDonald

    4.27 Applications of Artificial Neural Networks and Genetic Methods in Thermal Engineering Arturo Pacheco-Vega, Gerardo Diaz, Mihir Sen, and K.T. Yang

    4.28 Thermal Aspects of Paper Making Martine Rueff and Evelyne Mauret

    4.29 Drying of Materials Pawel Wawrzyniak, Ireneusz Zbicinski, and Mariia Sobulska

    4.30 Heat Transfer in Rotary Kilns P.S. Ghoshdastidar

    4.31 Heat Transfer in Glass Manufacturing Processes Naveen Tiwari and Rajappa Tadepalli

    4.32 Solar Hydrogen as a "Renewable Reductant": Points and Counterpoints Raj Ganesh S. Pala

    4.33 Passive and Active Solar Distillation Desh Bandhu Singh and G.N. Tiwari

    Chapter 5: Numerical Methods and Computational Tools

    5.1 Computer Aided Engineering Atul Sharma

    5.2 Finite Difference Methods Atul Sharma

    5.3 Finite Volume Method Atul Sharma

    5.4 Finite Element Method Salil S. Kulkarni

    5.5 Lattice Boltzmann Method K. Hrisheekesh and Amit Agrawal

    5.6 Immersed Boundary Method for Fluid-Structure Interaction Simulations Rajneesh Bhardwaj and Atul Sharma

    5.7 Numerical Methods for Multiphase Flows Shyamprasad Karagadde and Atul Sharma

    5.8 Large Eddy Simulation for Wall-Bounded Flows Amitabh Bhattacharya

    5.9 Software and Computer Codes Atul Sharma

    Appendix A: Properties of Gases and Vapors Paul Norton

    Appendix B: Properties of Liquids

    Appendix C: Properties of Solids

    Appendix D: SI Units and Conversion Factors



    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.