Radiative Heat Transfer

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  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2/1/2013
  • Publisher: Academic Pr

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Every chapter of Radiative Heat Transfer offers uncluttered nomenclature, numerous worked examples, and a large number of problems - many based on "real world" situations, making it ideal for classroom use as well as for self-study. The book's 22 chapters cover the four major areas in the field: surface properties; surface transport; properties of participating media; and transfer through participating media. Within each chapter, all analytical methods are developed in substantial detail, and a number of examples show how the developed relations may be applied to practical problems. Extensive solution manual for adopting instructors Most complete text in the field of radiative heat transfer Many worked examples and end-of-chapter problems Large number of computer codes (in Fortran and C++), ranging from basic problem solving aids to sophisticated research tools Covers experimental methods

Table of Contents

Fundamentals of Thermal Radiation
Radiative Property Predictions from Electromagnetic Wave Theory
Radiative Properties of Real Surfaces
View Factors
Radiative Exchange Between Gray, Diffuse Surfaces
Radiative Exchange Between Partially-Specular Gray Surfaces
Radiative Exchange Between Nonideal Surfaces
Surface Radiative Exchange in the Presence of Conduction and Convection
The Equation of Radiative Transfer in Participating Media
Radiative Properties of Molecular Gases
Radiative Properties of Particulate Media
Radiative Properties of Semitransparent Media
Exact Solutions for One-Dimensional Gray Media
Approximate Solution Methods for One-Dimensional Media
The Method of Spherical Harmonics (PN-Approximation)
The Method of Discrete Ordinates (SN-Approximation)
The Zonal Method
The Treatment of Collimated Irradiation
The Treatment of Nongray Extinction Coefficients
The Monte Carlo Method for Thermal Radiation
Radiation Combined with Conduction and Convection
Inverse Radiative Heat Transfer
Constants and Conversion Factors
Tables for Radiative Properties of Opaque Surfaces
Blackbody Emissive Power Table
View Factor Catalogue
Exponential Integral Functions
Computer Codes
Author Index
Subject Index
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