Synopses & Reviews
The careful ordering of topics in each chapter leads readers gradually from introductory concepts to advanced material, eliminating roadblocks to developing solid engineering problem-solving skills. Mathematical concepts are reviewed on as needed basis refreshing memories, and the computational software integrated with the book allows them to obtain reliable numerical results. The integrated coverage of design principles and the wide variety of exercises based on current heat and mass transfer technologies encourage the reader to think like an engineer.
Free software enables users to perform parametric calculations with links, when appropriate, directly from property data in the appendices. Available at www.prenhall.com/mills Over 1,000 exercises - including over 300 new exercises are in this edition.
- NEW — Includes 300 new exercises.
- Material carefully arranged in each chapter so that the simplest concepts are presented first, progressing to more complex material.
- Essential details of classical mathematics are presented as needed, to refresh and reinforce math skills.
- Current material on refrigerants is included— exercises and property tables have been updated with R-22 and R-134a.
- Design principles are fully integrated—including thermalhydraulic design of exchangers and the economic considerations. These real-world applications better prepare readers to solve the problems they will face in their careers.
- Includes thermal hydraulic design of exchanges.
- Focus on economic consideration of design.
- Reinforcing exercises are designed to help students understand fundamental concepts.
- Applied exercises encourage users to use heat transfer concepts in real world situations.
The Second Edition offers complete coverage of heat transfer with broad up-to-date coverage that includes an emphasis on engineering relevance and on problem solving. Integrates software to assist the reader in efficiently calculations. Carefully orders material to make text more reader-friendly and accessible. Offers an extensive introduction to heat exchange design to enhance the engineering and design content of course to satisfy ABET requirements. For professionals in engineering fields.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 933-939) and index.
Table of Contents
1. Elementary Heat Transfer.
2. Steady One-Dimensional Heat Conduction.
3. Multidimensional and Unsteady Conduction.
4. Convection Fundamentals and Correlations.
5. Convection Analysis.
6. Thermal Radiation.
7. Condensation, Evaporation, and Boiling.
8. Heat Exchangers.
A. Property Data.
B. Unit, Conversion Factors, and Mathematics.