Physical description 
1 online resource (xxiii, 1023 pages) : illustrations (some color) 
Series 
Springer Engineering eBooks 2017 English+International

Bibliography 
Includes bibliographical references and index. 
Contents 
Intro; Preface; Contents; About the Author; Symbols; Dimensionless Numbers; Greek Symbols; Superscript and Subscript; Space Coordinates; 1 Introduction; 1.1 Introduction; 1.2 Heat Transfer by Conduction; 1.3 Heat Transfer by Convection; 1.4 Heat Transfer by Radiation; 2 OneDimensional Steady State Heat Conduction; 2.1 Introduction; 2.2 Temperature Field and Temperature Gradient; 2.3 Thermal Conductivity; 2.3.1 Thermal Conductivity of Solids; 2.3.2 Thermal Conductivity of Metals and Alloys; 2.3.3 Thermal Conductivity of Construction and HeatInsulating Materials 

2.3.4 Thermal Conductivity of Gases2.3.5 Thermal Conductivity of Liquids; 2.4 General Heat Conduction Equations; 2.4.1 General Heat Conduction Equation in Cartesian Coordinates; 2.4.1.1 Thermal Diffusivity; 2.4.2 General Heat Conduction Equation in Cylindrical Coordinates; 2.4.3 General Heat Conduction Equation in Spherical Coordinates; 2.5 OneDimensional SteadyState Heat Conduction; 2.5.1 Composite Plane Wall; 2.5.2 OneDimensional SteadyState Heat Conduction Through a Plane Homogeneous Wall Considering Film Coefficients 

2.5.2.1 Conduction Heat Transfer Through a Composite Plane Wall Considering Film Coefficients2.5.3 OneDimensional SteadyState Conduction Heat Transfer Through a Plane Homogeneous Wall Considering Heat Transfer by Convection and Radiation from the Wall Surface; 2.6 OneDimensional SteadyState Heat Conduction Through a Cylindrical Shell; 2.6.1 One Dimensional SteadyState Heat Conduction Through a Cylindrical Shell Considering Film Coefficients; 2.6.1.1 Overall Heat Transfer Coefficient; 2.6.2 Composite Cylindrical Wall 

2.7 OneDimensional SteadyState Heat Conduction Through a Spherical Shell2.7.1 OneDimensional SteadyState Heat Conduction Through a Spherical Shell Considering the Film Coefficients; 2.7.2 Composite Spherical Shell; 2.8 Measurement of Thermal Conductivity; 2.8.1 Thermal Conductivity Measurement of Solids; 2.8.2 Thermal Conductivity Measurements of Liquids and Gases; 2.9 Effect of Variable Thermal Conductivity; 2.9.1 Plane Wall; 2.9.2 Cylindrical Shell; 2.9.3 Spherical Shell; 2.10 Critical Thickness of Insulation; 2.10.1 Critical Thickness of Insulation for Cylinders 

2.10.2 Critical Thickness of Insulation for Spherical Vessel2.11 Thermal Contact Resistance; References; 3 Extended Surfaces (Fins); 3.1 Introduction; 3.2 Heat Transfer from a Fin of Uniform CrossSection; 3.2.1 A Very Long Fin; 3.2.1.1 Comments on Parameter m; 3.2.2 Negligible Heat Transfer from the Fin End as Compared to the Heat Transferred from the Fin Surface (Ac ≪ PL); 3.2.3 Short Fins (Fin with Heat Loss from the Fin End); 3.3 Hollow Fins; 3.4 Composite Fins; 3.5 Effectiveness and Efficiency of Fins; 3.6 Heat Transfer from a Finned Wall; 3.7 Intensification of Heat Transfer by Finning 
Summary 
This textbook presents the classical treatment of the problems of heat transfer in an exhaustive manner with due emphasis on understanding of the physics of the problems. Another special feature of the book is a chapter on introduction to design of heat exchangers and their illustrative design problems. 
Other author 
SpringerLink issuing body.

Subject 
Heat  Transmission.


Mass transfer.


Electronic books. 
ISBN 
9789811015571 (electronic bk.) 

9811015570 (electronic bk.) 

9789811015564 (print) 

9811015562 
Standard Number 
10.1007/9789811015571 
