This book is designed to: Provide students with the tools to model, analyze and solve a wide range of engineering applications involving conduction heat transfer.
Introduce students to three topics not commonly covered in conduction heat transfer textbooks: perturbation methods, heat transfer in living tissue, and microscale conduction.
Take advantage of the mathematical simplicity of o- dimensional conduction to present and explore a variety of physical situations that are of practical interest.
Present textbook material in an efficient and concise manner to be covered in its entirety in a one semester graduate course.
Drill students in a systematic problem solving methodology with emphasis on thought process, logic, reasoning and verification.
To accomplish these objectives requires judgment and balance in the selection of topics and the level of details.
Mathematical techniques are presented in simplified fashion to be used as tools in obtaining solutions.
Examples are carefully selected to illustrate the application of principles and the construction of solutions.
Solutions follow an orderly approach which is used in all examples.
To provide consistency in solutions logic, I have prepared solutions to all problems included in the first ten chapters myself.
Instructors are urged to make them available electronically rather than posting them or presenting them in class in an abridged form.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 418 pages, 16 Tables, black and white; XV, 418 p.
- Publisher: Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. K
- Publication Date: 02/09/2009
- Category: Fluid mechanics
- ISBN: 9783642012662
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