Experimental Methods in Heat Transfer and Fluid Mechanics: 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Experimental Methods in Heat Transfer and Fluid Mechanics

1st Edition

By Je-Chin Han, Lesley M. Wright

CRC Press

400 pages | 287 B/W Illus.

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Description

Experimental Methods in Heat Transfer and Fluid Mechanics focuses on how to analyze and solve the classic heat transfer and fluid mechanics measurement problems in one book. This work serves the need of graduate students and researchers looking for advanced measurement techniques for thermal, flow, and heat transfer engineering applications. The text focuses on analyzing and solving classic heat transfer and fluid mechanics measurement problems, emphasizing fundamental principles, measurement techniques, data presentation, and uncertainty analysis. Overall, the text builds a strong and practical background for solving complex engineering heat transfer and fluid flow problems.

Features

  • Provides students with an understandable introduction to thermal-fluid measurement
  • Covers heat transfer and fluid mechanics measurements from basic to advanced methods
  • Explains and compares various thermal-fluid experimental and measurement techniques
  • Uses a step-by-step approach to explaining key measurement principles
  • Gives measurement procedures that readers can easily follow and apply in the lab

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction

    1. Conduction, Convection, and Radiation Heat Transfer
    2. Experimental Methods in Heat Transfer and Fluid Mechanics

Problems

References

2. Velocity and Flow Rate Measurements

    1. Pressure Measurements
    2. Velocity Measurements
    3. Flow Rate Measurements

    Problems

    References

3. Temperature and Heat Flux Measurements

    1. Temperature Measurements
    2. Thermocouple Thermometry
    3. Heat Flux Measurements

    Problems

    References

4. Experimental Planning and Analysis of Results

    1. Experimental Planning
    2. Analysis of Results

    Problems

    References

5. Steady State Heat Transfer Measurement Techniques

    5.1 Introduction and Measurement Theory

    1. Steady State Overall Average Heat Transfer Measurement Technique
    2. Steady State Regional Average Heat Transfer Measurement Technique
    3. Steady State Local Heat Transfer Measurement Technique

    Problems

    References

6. Time-Dependent Heat Transfer Measurement Techniques

    1. Introduction and Measurement Theory
    2. Transient Lumped Capacitance Measurement Techniques
    3. Transient Heat Flux Measurements for Local Heat Transfer Coefficients
    4. Transient Techniques for Measurements of Detailed Heat Transfer Coefficients

    Problems

    Reference

    7. Liquid Crystal Thermography Techniques

    1. Measurement Theory
    2. Steady State Local Heat Transfer Measurement
    3. Steady State Detailed Heat Transfer Measurement Techniques
    4. Transient Detailed Heat Transfer Measurement Technique

    Problems

    References

8. Optical Thermography Techniques

    1. Infrared Thermography (IR) Technique
    2. Fundamental Principle
    3. Steady State Infrared Thermography (IR) Technique
    4. Transient Infrared Thermography (IR) Technique
    5. Experiment Example

    Problems

    References

9. Pressure Sensitive Paint (PSP) and Temperature Sensitive Paint (TSP) Techniques

    1. Pressure Sensitive Paint (PSP) Technique
    2. Temperature Sensitive Paint (TSP) Technique

    Problems

    References

10. Mass Transfer Analogy Measurement Techniques

    1. Introduction
    2. Naphthalene Sublimation for Heat/Mass Transfer Measurements
    3. Foreign Gas Concentration Sampling Technique
    4. Ammonia-Diazo Technique

    Problems

    References

11. Flow and Thermal Field Measurement Techniques

    1. Miniature Five-Hole and Seven-Hole Probes
    2. Hot-Wire Anemometry
    3. Cold-Wire Anemometry

    Problems

    References

12. Flow Field Measurements by Particle Image Velocimetry (PIV) Techniques

    1. Introduction to Particle Image Velocimetry (PIV)
    2. Fundamental Principles of PIV
    3. Basic System Components for Traditional PIV Experiments
    4. General Methodology for Image Processing
    5. Recent Advancements in PIV
    6. Experimental Examples of PIV
    7. Other Resources

Problems

References

About the Authors

Dr. Je-Chin Han is currently University Distinguished Professor and Marcus Easterling Endowed Chair Professor at Texas A&M University. He is the co-author of 243 journal papers, lead author of the book "Gas Turbine Heat Transfer and Cooling Technology", and author of the book "Analytical Heat Transfer".

Dr. Lesley Wright is Associate Professor and Jana & Quentin A. Baker ’78 Faculty Fellow at Texas A&M University. Currently she is investigating enhanced convective cooling technology, including heat transfer enhancement for gas turbine cooling applications. This experimental research has led to the development of innovative cooling technology for both turbine blade film cooling and internal heat transfer enhancement.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCI013060
SCIENCE / Chemistry / Industrial & Technical
SCI065000
SCIENCE / Mechanics / Dynamics / Thermodynamics
TEC009020
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Civil / General
TEC009070
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Mechanical