Radiative Heat Transfer

Radiative Heat Transfer

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The most comprehensive and detailed treatment of thermal radiation heat transfer available for graduate students, as well as senior undergraduate students, practicing engineers and physicists is enhanced by an excellent writing style with nice historical highlights and a clear and consistent notation throughout. Modest presents radiative heat transfer and its interactions with other modes of heat transfer in a coherent and integrated manner emphasizing the fundamentals. Numerous worked examples, a large number of problems, many based on real world situations, and an up-to-date bibliography make the book especially suitable for independent study.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 860 pages
  • 180 x 256 x 40mm | 1,619.32g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • 2nd edition
  • indexes
  • 0125031637
  • 9780125031639
  • 1,529,027

Table of contents

1. Fundamentals of Thermal Radiation
2. Radiative Property Predictions from Electromagnetic Wave Theory
3. Radiative Properties of Real Surfaces
4. View Factors
5. Radiative Exchange Between Gray, Diffuse Surfaces
6. Radiative Exchange Between Partially-Specular Gray Surfaces
7. Radiative Exchange Between Nonideal Surfaces
8. Surface Radiative Exchange in the Presence of Conduction and Convection
9. The Equation of Radiative Transfer in Participating Media
10. Radiative Properties of Molecular Gases
11. Radiative Properties of Particulate Media
12. Radiative Properties of Semitransparent Media
13. Exact Solutions for One-Dimensional Gray Media
14. Approximate Solution Methods for One-Dimensional Media
15. The Method of Spherical Harmonics (PN-Approximation)
16. The Method of Discrete Ordinates (SN-Approximation)
17. The Zonal Method
18. The Treatment of Collimated Irradiation
19. The Treatment of Nongray Extinction Coefficients
20. The Monte Carlo Method for Thermal Radiation
21. Radiation Combined with Conduction and Convection
22. Inverse Radiative Heat Transfer
A. Constants and Conversion Factors
B. Tables for Radiative Properties of Opaque Surfaces
C. Blackbody Emissive Power Table
D. View Factor Catalogue
E. Exponential Integral Functions
F. Computer Codes
Author Index
Subject Index
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Review Text

Jennifer X. Wen, Kingston University, UK:

"This book can simply be summed up as the 'bible' for thermal radiation and its calculation methods."

"I expect to see it on the bookshelf of every university and major research laboratory."

"Because of the level of details the book has gone into in each specific topic, this book will be especially suitable for occasions where students are expected to read extensively outside the classroom as part of the syllabus."

Andrei Fedorov, Georgia Tech:

"The book is up-to-date and provides excellent coverage."

"Excellent writing style with nice historical highlights. The most important asset of the book is its clear and consistent notation used throughout the manuscript. It is probably the most comprehensive treatment of the topic that is currently in existence. It has up-to-date bibliography and very sound treatment of electromagnetism foundation of thermal radiation."

Peter Wong, Tufts University:

"Modest has compiled together a comprehensive and detailed understanding in thermal radiative heat transfer for graduate students and practicing engineers."

Yildiz Bayazitoglu, Rice University:

"Very much up to date and has a good selection of topics."
"Comprehensive, detailed, but simplified."

"The author presented the radiative heat transfer and its interactions with other modes of heat transfer in a coherent and integrated manner emphasizing the fundamentals...The book is directed towards the graduate level students as well as towards the scientists and engineers already engaged in subject matter."
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Review quote

Jennifer X. Wen, Kingston University, UK:

"This book can simply be summed up as the 'bible' for thermal radiation and its calculation methods."

"I expect to see it on the bookshelf of every university and major research laboratory."

"Because of the level of details the book has gone into in each specific topic, this book will be especially suitable for occasions where students are expected to read extensively outside the classroom as part of the syllabus."

Andrei Fedorov, Georgia Tech:

"The book is up-to-date and provides excellent coverage."

"Excellent writing style with nice historical highlights. The most important asset of the book is its clear and consistent notation used throughout the manuscript. It is probably the most comprehensive treatment of the topic that is currently in existence. It has up-to-date bibliography and very sound treatment of electromagnetism foundation of thermal radiation."


Peter Wong, Tufts University:

"Modest has compiled together a comprehensive and detailed understanding in thermal radiative heat transfer for graduate students and practicing engineers."


Yildiz Bayazitoglu, Rice University:

"Very much up to date and has a good selection of topics."
"Comprehensive, detailed, but simplified."

"The author presented the radiative heat transfer and its interactions with other modes of heat transfer in a coherent and integrated manner emphasizing the fundamentals...The book is directed towards the graduate level students as well as towards the scientists and engineers already engaged in subject matter."
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About Michael F. Modest

Shaffer and George Professor of Engineering School of Engineering University of California, Merced
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