Engineering Heat Transfer
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Department of Mechanical Engineering

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Preface(Preface.htm)

Chapter 1: Introduction to Heat Transfer

•       Heat Transfer Concepts(Period1.htm)
•       Combined Modes of Heat Transfer(wall.htm)
•       Resistance to Heat Transfer(resistance.htm)
•       Heat Transfer through Multiple Layers(siding.htm)
•       Least Squares Fit of Experimental Data(Lab1.htm)
• Chapter 2: 1-D Steady Heat Conduction
•      Temperature Proflies and Heat Transfer(chapter2.htm)
•      Axial Conduction in a Cylindrical Rod(Rod.htm)
•      Radial Conduction in a Sphere with Uniform Generation(spherical.htm)
•      Conduction with Parallel Paths(parallel.htm)
•      1-D Conduction in Cylindrical Coordinates(radial.htm)
•      Critical Thickness of Insulation(Ex2-2.htm)
•      Pin Fins(fin.htm)
•      Annular Fins(Bessel.htm)
•      Temperature Fields using Finite Difference(Hol85.htm)
•      Conduction using Finite Difference(hol92.htm)
•      Conduction using Matrix Inversion(Matrix.htm)
•      Conduction with Internal Generation(design6.htm)
•      Solution to the General Poisson (or Laplace) Equation(poisson.htm)
Chapter 4:  Transient Heat Conduction
•    Analytical and Numerical Lumped Analysis(Diffeq1.htm)
•     Coupled Ordinary Differential Equations(Lab6.htm)
•    1-D Finite DifferenceConduction with Isothermal B.C.(Tran12b.htm)
•    1-D Finite Difference Conduction with Convective B.C.(Tran12c.htm)
•     Transient Conduction in a Fin(Ar212.htm)
•     Semi-Infinite Solid(semi.htm)
Chapter 5:  Forced and Free Convection
•      Introduction to Convection(Conv1.htm)
•      Experiments for measuring the Convection Coefficient(Lab1a.htm)
•      Forced Convection over a Flat Plate(plate.htm)
•      External Free or Forced Confection(free.htm)
•      Transient Conduction with Variable Free Convection(hvariable.htm)
•      Internal Forced Convection in Tubes(internal1.htm)
•      Internal Forced Convection with Variable Properties(internal2.htm)
•      Internal Laminar Entrance Flow in a Pipe(condenser.htm)
• Chapter 6:  Laminar Boundary Layer Analysis
•     Solution to the Falkner-Skan Equation(falkner.htm)
•     Laminar Convection Heat Transfer from a Horizontal Flat Plate(similarity.htm)
•     Laminar External Forced Convection with Slug Flow(slug.htm)
•     Free Convection Boundary Layer on a Vertical Flat Plate(vertical.htm)
•     Combined Heat and Mass Transfer in Free Convection(combined.htm)
• Thermal Radiation and Surface Properties(planck.htm)
• Radiation and/or Convection from a Surface(bulbcoil.htm)
• Passive Temperature Control on Earth Satellites(satellite.htm)
• Transient Response of Two Radiating Plates(ar41.htm)