Heat Transfer

Authors: Long, Chris Sayma, Naser

Heat transfer is a discipline of thermal engineering that concerns the generation, use, conversion, and exchange of thermal energy and heat between physical systems. Heat transfer is classified into various mechanisms, such as thermal conduction, thermal convection, thermal radiation, and transfer of energy by phase changes. Engineers also consider the transfer of mass of differing chemical species, either cold or hot, to achieve heat transfer. While these mechanisms have distinct characteristics, they often occur simultaneously in the same system.
Heat conduction, also called diffusion, is the direct microscopic exchange of kinetic energy of particles through the boundary between two systems. When an object is at a different temperature from another body or its surroundings, heat flows so that the body and the surroundings reach the same temperature, at which point they are in thermal equilibrium. Such spontaneous heat transfer always occurs from a region of high temperature to another region of lower temperature, as described by the second law of thermodynamics….

Title: Heat Transfer
Authors: Long, Chris
Sayma, Naser
Keywords: Heat Transfer
Issue Date: 2009
Publisher: Bookboon
Citation: 1st edition
Description: 155 p.
URI: http://repository.vnu.edu.vn/handle/VNU_123/22219
ISBN: 9788776814328
Appears in Collections: Toán học – Thống kê (Sưu tầm)
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