Table of Contents


I The General Problem of Heat Exchange

1 Introduction

1.1 Heat transfer
1.2 Relation of heat transfer to thermodynamics
1.3 Modes of heat transfer
1.4 A look ahead
1.5 About the end-of-chapter problems

2 Heat conduction concepts, thermal resistance, and the overall heat transfer coefficient

2.1 The heat conduction equation
2.2 Steady heat conduction in a slab: method
2.3 Thermal resistance and the electrical analogy
2.4 Overall heat transfer coefficient, U
2.5 Summary

3 Heat exchanger design

3.1 Function and configuration of heat exchangers
3.2 Evaluation of the mean temperature difference in a heat exchanger
3.3 Heat exchanger effectiveness
3.4 Heat exchanger design

II Analysis of Heat Conduction

4 Conduction analysis, dimensional analysis, and fin design

4.1 The well-posed problem
4.2 General solution of the heat conduction equation
4.3 Dimensional analysis
4.4 Illustrative use of dimensional analysis in a complex steady conduction problem
4.5 Fin design

5 Transient and multidimensional heat conduction

5.1 Introduction
5.2 Lumped-capacity solutions
5.3 Transient conduction in a one-dimensional slab
5.4 Temperature-response charts
5.5 One-term solutions
5.6 Transient heat conduction to a semi-infinite region
5.7 Steady multidimensional heat conduction
5.8 Transient multidimensional heat conduction

III Convective Heat Transfer

6 Laminar and turbulent boundary layers

6.1 Some introductory ideas
6.2 Laminar incompressible boundary layer on a flat surface
6.3 The energy equation
6.4 The Prandtl number and the boundary layer thicknesses
6.5 Heat transfer coefficient for laminar, incompressible flow over a flat surface
6.6 The Reynolds-Colburn analogy
6.7 Turbulent boundary layers
6.8 Heat transfer in turbulent boundary layers
6.9 Turbulent transition and overall heat transfer

7 Forced convection in a variety of configurations

7.1 Introduction
7.2 Heat transfer to or from laminar flows in pipes
7.3 Turbulent pipe flow
7.4 Heat transfer surface viewed as a heat exchanger
7.5 Heat transfer coefficients for noncircular ducts
7.6 Heat transfer during cross flow over cylinders
7.7 Finding and assessing correlations for other configurations

8 Natural convection in single-phase fluids and during film condensation

8.1 Scope
8.2 The nature of film condensation and of natural convection
8.3 Laminar natural convection on a vertical isothermal surface
8.4 Natural convection in other situations
8.5 Film condensation

9 Heat transfer in boiling and other phase-change configurations

9.1 Nukiyama’s experiment and the pool boiling curve
9.2 Nucleate boiling
9.3 Peak pool boiling heat flux
9.4 Film boiling
9.5 Minimum heat flux
9.6 Transition boiling
9.7 Other system influences
9.8 Forced convection boiling in tubes
9.9 Forced convective condensation heat transfer
9.10 Dropwise condensation
9.11 The heat pipe

IV Thermal Radiation Heat Transfer

10 Radiative heat transfer

10.1 The problem of radiative exchange
10.2 Kirchhoff’s law
10.3 Radiant heat exchange between two finite black bodies
10.4 Heat transfer among gray bodies
10.5 Gaseous radiation
10.6 Solar energy

V Mass Transfer

11 An introduction to mass transfer

11.1 Introduction
11.2 Mixture compositions and species fluxes
11.3 Fick’s law of diffusion in binary mixtures
11.4 The equation of species conservation
11.5 Mass transfer through a stationary medium
11.6 Convective mass transfer at low rates
11.7 Simultaneous heat and mass transfer at low rates
11.8 The Couette flow, or stagnant film, model
11.9 Heat transfer at high mass transfer rates
11.10 Transport properties of mixtures
11.11 Diffusion in multicomponent and nonideal mixtures

VI Appendices

A. Some thermophysical properties of selected materials
B. Units and conversion factors
C. Nomenclature

VII Indices

Citation Index
Subject Index