Engineering Heat Transfer
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J. Alan Adams, Ph.D.
Department of Mechanical Engineering
United States Naval Academy
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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: 1D Steady Heat Conduction
Chapter 3: 2D Steady Conduction

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)

Conduction with Radiation at the Boundary(radbc.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)

Plates Heated by Radiation(Ar36.htm)

1D Finite DifferenceConduction
with Isothermal B.C.(Tran12b.htm)

1D Finite Difference Conduction with
Convective B.C.(Tran12c.htm)

Transient Conduction in a Fin(Ar212.htm)

SemiInfinite 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 FalknerSkan 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)
Chapter 7: Thermal Radiation

Thermal Radiation and Surface Properties(planck.htm)

Radiation and/or Convection from a Surface(bulbcoil.htm)

Passive Temperature Control on Earth Satellites(satellite.htm)

Radiation Resistance Networks(radnet.htm)

Transient Response of Two Radiating Plates(ar41.htm)

Fin Cooled by Radiation(radfin.htm)

Combined Convection and Radiation with Multiple Surfaces(shields.htm)

Radiant Heater with Multiple Shields(heater.htm)
Chapter 8: Heat Exchangers

Overall Heat Transfer Coefficients for LiquidLiquid Heat Exchangers(UL.htm)

Overall Heat Transfer Coefficients for GasGas Heat Exchangers(U.htm)

Log Mean Temperature Difference(LMTD.htm)

Effectiveness Method for Heat Exchangers(effective.htm)

Gas Turbine Recuperator(recuper.htm)

Effectiveness in Boilers and Evaporators(otec.htm)

Solar Collector(solar.htm)

Heat Exchanger Analysis by successive summation(summation.htm)

Axial Conduction in Heat Exchangers(axial.htm)