Book description
Fundamentals of Heat and Mass Transfer is written as a text book for senior undergraduates in engineering colleges of Indian universities, in the departments of Mechanical, Automobile, Production, Chemical, Nuclear and Aerospace Engineering. The book should also be useful as a reference book for practising engineers for whom thermal calculations and understanding of heat transfer are necessary, for example, in the areas of Thermal Engineering, Metallurgy, Refrigeration and Airconditioning, Insulation etc.
Table of contents
 Cover
 Title page
 Brief Contents
 Contents
 About the Author
 Dedication
 Preface
 About Mathcad®
 Nomenclature

Chapter 1. Introduction and Basic Concepts
 1.1 Introduction
 1.2 Thermodynamics and Heat Transfer
 1.3 Applications of Heat Transfer
 1.4 Fundamental Laws of Heat Transfer
 1.5 Analogies with Other Transport Processes
 1.6 Modes of Heat Transfer
 1.7 Steady and Unsteady Heat Transfer
 1.8 Heat Transfer in Boiling and Condensation
 1.9 Mass Transfer
 1.10 Summary
 Questions
 Problems
 Chapter 2. Fourier’s Law and Its Consequences

Chapter 3. General Differential Equations for Heat Conduction
 3.1 Introduction
 3.2 General Differential Equation for Heat Conduction in Cartesian Coordinates
 3.3 General Differential Equation for Heat Conduction in Cylindrical Coordinates
 3.4 General Differential Equation for Heat Conduction in Spherical Coordinates
 3.5 Boundary and Initial Conditions
 3.6 Summary of Basic Equations
 3.7 Summary
 Questions
 Problems

Chapter 4. Onedimensional Steady State Heat Conduction
 4.1 Introduction
 4.2 Plane Slab
 4.3 Heat Transfer through Composite Slabs
 4.4 Overall Heat Transfer Coefficient, U (W/(m2C))
 4.5 Thermal Contact Resistance
 4.6 Conduction with Variable Area
 4.7 Cylindrical Systems
 4.8 Composite Cylinders
 4.9 Overall Heat Transfer Coefficient for the Cylindrical System
 4.10 Spherical Systems
 4.11 Composite Spheres
 4.12 Overall Heat Transfer Coefficient for the Spherical System
 4.13 Critical Thickness of Insulation
 4.14 Optimum (or Economic) Thickness of Insulation
 4.15 Effect of Variable Thermal Conductivity
 4.16 Twodimensional Conduction—Shape Factor
 4.17 Summary of Basic Conduction Relations
 4.18 Summary
 Questions
 Problems
 Chapter 5. Onedimensional Steady State Heat Conduction with Heat Generation
 Chapter 6. Heat Transfer from Extended Surfaces (FINS)

Chapter 7. Transient Heat Conduction
 7.1 Introduction
 7.2 Lumped System Analysis (Newtonian Heating or Cooling)
 7.3 Criteria for Lumped System Analysis (Biot Number and Fourier Number)
 7.4 Response Time of a Thermocouple
 7.5 Mixed Boundary Condition
 7.6 Onedimensional Transient Conduction in Large Plane Walls, Long Cylinders and Spheres when Biot Number > 0.1
 7.7 Onedimensional Transient Conduction in Semiinfinite Solids
 7.8 Transient Heat Conduction in Multidimensional Systems—Product Solution
 7.9 Summary of Basic Equations
 7.10 Summary
 Questions
 Problems
 Appendix

Chapter 8. Numerical Methods in Heat Conduction
 8.1 Introduction
 8.2 Finite Difference Formulation from Differential Equations
 8.3 Onedimensional, Steady State Heat Conduction in Cartesian Coordinates
 8.4 Methods of Solving a System of Simultaneous, Algebraic Equations
 8.5 Onedimensional, Steady State Conduction in Cylindrical Systems
 8.6 Onedimensional, Steady State Conduction in Spherical Systems
 8.7 Twodimensional, Steady State Conduction in Cartesian Coordinates
 8.8 Numerical Methods for Transient Heat Conduction
 8.9 Accuracy Considerations
 8.10 Summary
 Questions
 Problems

Chapter 9. Forced Convection
 9.1 Introduction
 9.2 Physical Mechanism of Forced Convection
 9.3 Newton’s Law of Cooling and Heat Transfer Coefficient
 9.4 Nusselt Number
 9.5 Velocity Boundary Layer
 9.6 Thermal Boundary Layer
 9.7 Differential Equations for the Boundary Layer
 9.8 Methods to Determine Convective Heat Transfer Coefficient
 9.9 Flow Across Cylinders, Spheres and Other Bluff Shapes and Packed Beds
 9.10 Flow Inside Tubes
 9.11 Summary of Basic Equations for Forced Convection
 9.12 Summary
 Questions
 Problems

Chapter 10. Natural (or Free) Convection
 10.1 Introduction
 10.2 Physical Mechanism of Natural Convection
 10.3 Dimensional Analysis of Natural Convection—Grashoff Number
 10.4 Governing Equations and Solution by Integral Method

10.5 Empirical Relations For Natural Convection Over Surfaces and Enclosures
 10.5.1 Vertical Plate at Constant Temperature, Ts
 10.5.2 Vertical Cylinders at Constant Temperature, Ts
 10.5.3 Vertical Plate with Constant Heat Flux
 10.5.4 Horizontal Plate at Constant Temperature, Ts
 10.5.5 Horizontal Plate with Constant Heat Flux
 10.5.6 Horizontal Cylinder at Constant Temperature
 10.5.7 Free Convection from Spheres
 10.5.8 Free Convection from Rectangular Blocks and Short Cylinders
 10.5.9 Simplified Equations for Air
 10.5.10 Free Convection in Enclosed Spaces
 10.5.11 Free Convection in Inclined Spaces
 10.5.12 Natural Convection Inside Spherical Cavities
 10.5.13 Natural Convection Inside Concentric Cylinders and Spheres
 10.5.14 Natural Convection in Turbine Rotors, Rotating Cylinders, Disks and Spheres
 10.5.15 Natural Convection from Finned Surfaces
 10.6 Comprehensive Correlations from Russian Literature
 10.7 Combined Natural and Forced Convection
 10.7 Summary of Basic Equations for Natural Convection
 10.8 Summary
 Questions
 Problems

Chapter 11. Boiling and Condensation
 11.1 Introduction
 11.2 Dimensionless Parameters in Boiling and Condensation
 11.3 Boiling Heat Transfer

11.4 Condensation Heat Transfer
 11.4.1 Introduction
 11.4.2 Film Condensation and Flow Regimes
 11.4.3 Nusselt’s Theory for Laminar Film Condensation on Vertical Plates
 11.4.4 Film Condensation on Inclined Plates, Vertical Tubes, Horizontal Tubes and Spheres, and Horizontal Tube Banks
 11.4.5 Effect of Vapour Velocity, Nature of Condensing Surface and Noncondensable Gases
 11.4.6 Simplified Calculations for Water
 11.4.7 Film Condensation inside Horizontal Tubes
 11.4.8 Dropwise Condensation
 11.5 Summary
 Questions
 Problems

Chapter 12. Heat Exchangers
 12.1 Introduction
 12.2 Types of Heat Exchangers
 12.3 Overall Heat Transfer Coefficient
 12.4 The LMTD Method for Heat Exchanger Analysis
 12.5 Correction Factors for Multipass and Crossflow Heat Exchangers
 12.6 The EffectivenessNTU Method for Heat Exchanger Analysis
 12.7 The Operatingline/Equilibriumline Method
 12.8 Compact Heat Exchangers
 12.9 Hydromechanical Design of Heat Exchangers
 12.10 Summary
 Questions
 Problems
 Appendix

Chapter 13. Radiation
 13.1 Introduction
 13.2 Properties and Definitions
 13.3 Laws of Black Body Radiation
 13.4 The View Factor and Radiation Energy Exchange between Black Bodies
 13.5 Properties of View Factor and View Factor Algebra
 13.6 Methods of Determining View Factors
 13.7 Radiation Heat Exchange between Grey Surfaces
 13.8 Radiation Shielding
 13.9 Radiation Error in Temperature Measurement
 13.10 Radiation Heat Transfer Coefficient (hr)
 13.11 Radiation from Gases, Vapours and Flames
 13.12 Solar and Atmospheric Radiation
 13.13 Summary
 Questions
 Problems

Chapter 14. Mass Transfer
 14.1 Introduction
 14.2 Concentrations, Velocities and Fluxes
 14.3 Fick’s Law of Diffusion
 14.4 General Differential Equation for Diffusion in Stationary Media
 14.5 Steady State Diffusion in Common Geometries
 14.6 Equimolal Counterdiffusion in Gases
 14.7 Steady State Unidirectional Diffusion—Diffusion of Water Vapour through Air
 14.8 Steadystate Diffusion in Liquids
 14.9 Transient Mass Diffusion in Semiinfinite, Stationary Medium
 14.10 Transient Mass Diffusion in Common Geometries
 14.11 Mass Transfer Coefficient
 14.12 Convective Mass Transfer
 14.13 Reynolds and Colburn Analogies for Mass Transfer
 14.14 Summary
 Questions
 Problems
 Appendix
 Bibliography
 Copyright
Product information
 Title: Fundamentals of Heat and Mass Transfer
 Author(s):
 Release date: March 2006
 Publisher(s): Pearson India
 ISBN: 9788177585193
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