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Numerical Thermal Analysisby Satish P. Ketkar
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This new volume is written for both practicing engineers who want to refresh their knowledge in the fundamentals of numerical thermal analysis, as well as for students of numerical heat transfer. It is a handy desktop reference that covers all the basics of finite difference, finite element, and control volume methods.
The author presents a unique hybrid method that combines the best features of finite element modeling and the computational efficiency of finite difference network solution techniques. It is a robust technique that is used in commercially available software. During his years in industry, the author has instructed engineers in the automotive, defense, aerospace, power generation, and consumer products industries.
Book News Annotation:
This reference for engineers who use computerized thermal analysis tools covers the basics of finite difference, finite element, and control volume methods. The author also presents a hybrid method that combines features of finite element modeling with the computational efficiency of finite difference network solution techniques.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 99-100) and index.
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