Basics of heat and mass transfer
Heat and mass transfer can be encountered in many applications ranging from design and optimization of traditional engineering systems, such as heat exchangers, turbine, electronic cooling, heat pipes, and food processing equipment, to emerging technologies in sustainable energy, biological systems, security, information technology and nanotechnology. While some of these examples aim at transferring large quantities of heat over small temperature differences, others involve heat and mass transfer as an inevitable consequence rather than an intended design feature of the process. In each of these cases, heat and mass transfer has a profound impact on system performance, and must be accounted for in order to achieve the system design objectives in the most efficient manner.
- Kinetic theory, intermolecular forces, Boltzmann transport equation, cohesion and adhesion, enthalpy and energy.
- Continuum flow limitations, Momentum, Heat, and Mass Transfer, Introduction to Momentum Transfer, Introduction to Heat Transfer, Introduction to Mass transfer, Basics of Multiphase Systems, Transport Phenomena in Micro- and Nanoscales, Dimensional Analysis, and Scaling.
Faghri, A., Zhang, Y., and Howell, J. R., 2010, Advanced Heat and Mass Transfer, Global Digital Press, Columbia, MO.