Thermal Radiation Heat Transfer, Fourth Edition

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CRC Press, Dec 7, 2001 - Technology & Engineering - 864 pages
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This extensively revised 4th edition provides an up-to-date, comprehensive single source of information on the important subjects in engineering radiative heat transfer. It presents the subject in a progressive manner that is excellent for classroom use or self-study, and also provides an annotated reference to literature and research in the field. The foundations and methods for treating radiative heat transfer are developed in detail, and the methods are demonstrated and clarified by solving example problems. The examples are especially helpful for self-study. The treatment of spectral band properties of gases has been made current and the methods are described in detail and illustrated with examples. The combination of radiation with conduction and/or convection has been given more emphasis nad has been merged with results for radiation alone that serve as a limiting case; this increases practicality for energy transfer in translucent solids and fluids. A comprehensive catalog of configuration factors on the CD that is included with each book provides over 290 factors in algebraic or graphical form. Homework problems with answers are given in each chapter, and a detailed and carefully worked solution manual is available for instructors.

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Introduction and Blackbody Radiation
Definitions of Properties for Nonblack Opaque Surfaces
Prediction of Radiative Properties by Classical Electromagnetic
Radiative Properties of Real Materials
Configuration Factors for Surfaces Transferring Uniform
Radiation Exchange in Enclosures Composed of Black andor
The Exchange of Thermal Radiation between Nondiffuse
Radiation Exchange in Enclosures with Some Specularly
Energy and Radiative Transfer Relations for
Relations for Energy Transfer in Plane Layers
Optically Thin and Thick Limits for Radiative Transfer
MultiFlux and Discrete Ordinates Methods for Radiative
Numerical Solution Methods for Combined Radiation
Radiative Effects in Translucent Solids Windows
Appendix A Conversion Factors Radiation Constants and Blackbody
Appendix B Radiative Properties

Radiation Combined with Conduction and Convection
Numerical Solution Methods for Radiation Combined with
Fundamentals and Material Properties for Radiative Transfer
Engineering Treatment of Radiation in Enclosures Containing
Catalog of Selected Configuration Factors
Exponential Integral Relations and TwoDimensional

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Robert Siegel, SC.D. is presently a heat transfer consultant. Prior to this he was a Senior Research Scientist at NASA Lewis Research Center, where he worked on heat transfer research for 44 years. Dr. Siegel is a Fellow of both ASME and AIAA. He has receivd numerous achievement awards, authored 185 technical papers, and taught graduate level courses as an adjunct professor at three universities. John Howell is presently Baker-Hughes Centennial Professor at the University of Texas-Austin. He previously was a heat transfer researcher at the NASA Lewsi Research Center, and a professor at the University of Houston. Dr. Howell served as Program Director of the Thermal Transport and Thermal Processing Program with the National Science Foundation from 1994-1995, as well as being a Fellow of ASME and AIAA. He has received numerous achievement awards.

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