Handbook of thermal science and engineering

Francis A. Kulacki, Sumanta Acharya, Yaroslav Chudnovsky, Renato Machado Cotta, Ram Devireddy, Vijay K. Dhir, M. Pinar Mengüç, Javad Mostaghimi, Kambiz Vafai

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This Handbook provides researchers, faculty, design engineers in industrial R&D, and practicing engineers in the field concise treatments of advanced and more-recently established topics in thermal science and engineering, with an important emphasis on micro- and nanosystems, not covered in earlier references on applied thermal science, heat transfer or relevant aspects of mechanical/chemical engineering. Major sections address new developments in heat transfer, transport phenomena, single- and multiphase flows with energy transfer, thermal-bioengineering, thermal radiation, combined mode heat transfer, coupled heat and mass transfer, and energy systems. Energy transport at the macro-scale and micro/nano-scales is also included. The internationally recognized team of authors adopt a consistent and systematic approach and writing style, including ample cross reference among topics, offering readers a user-friendly knowledgebase greater than the sum of its parts, perfect for frequent consultation. The Handbook of Thermal Science and Engineering is ideal for academic and professional readers in the traditional and emerging areas of mechanical engineering, chemical engineering, aerospace engineering, bioengineering, electronics fabrication, energy, and manufacturing concerned with the influence thermal phenomena.

Original languageEnglish (US)
PublisherSpringer International Publishing
Number of pages3043
ISBN (Electronic)9783319266954
ISBN (Print)9783319266947
StatePublished - Jul 5 2018

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