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Handbook of numerical heat transfer
Minkowycz, W. J.
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New York : Wiley, [1988]

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xiv, 1024 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
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"A Wiley-Interscience publication."
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Central Library QC320 .H235 1988 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks-Non circulating

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Presents a comprehensive, accessible and readily usable reference to the necessary formulations, numerical schemes, and innovative solution techniques for solving problems of heat and mass transfer and related fluid flows. Grouped by major sets of methods and functions, the text describes new or improved, as well as standard, procedures. This collection of contributions from leading figures in the field covers parabolic systems, hyperbolic systems, integral and integro-differential systems, Monte Carlo and perturbation methods, inverse problems and more.

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A timely and welcome addition to the heat transfer literature that is enthusiastically recommended for the technical library. The 28 contributors, all internationally recognized experts, have collaborated on 22 chapters that span the field. Each chapter is referenced and is intended to stand alone; careful editing produces uniform nomenclature, clarity, and precision. The main goal was to provide solution methodology for numerical heat transfer and related fluid mechanics processes. Because of the great breadth and depth of coverage, this handbook should be well received by both beginner and experienced worker in heat transfer analysis. Computer program source references generally are provided, but there are only a few specific program listings, given where they can clarify the basic material. Subject areas include finite element and finite difference methods in parabolic, elliptic, and hyperbolic problems; a comparison of finite difference and finite element methods; integral and integro differential methods; perturbation, Monte Carlo, and finite analytic methods; moving boundary problems; inverse problems; graphical display procedures; grid generation procedures; and supercomputer programming. -J. W. Meader, Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Table of Contents

J. Y. Murthy and W. J. Minkowycz and E. M. Sparrow and S. R. MathurRichard H. PletcherJuan C. HeinrichA. J. Kassab and L. C. Wrobel and R. A. Bialecki and E. A. DivoCyrus K. Madnia and Farhad A. Jaberi and Peyman GiviB. R. Baliga and N. AtabakiD. W. PepperA. Haji-Sheikh and J. R. HowellJ. C. Chai and S. V. PatankarF. Moukalled and M. DarwishT. J. Craft and S. E. Gant and A. V. Gerasimov and H. Iacovides and B. E. LaunderK. Vafai and A. Bejan and W. J. Minkowycz and K. KhanaferDominique Pelletier and Patrick J. RoacheB. F. Blackwell and K. J. DowdingGraham F. CareyRenato M. Cotta and Mikhail D. MikhailovNicholas ZabarasWei ShyyV. R. VollerDa Yu "Robert" TzouShigeo MaruyamaF. Mashayek and W. J. MinkowyczYogesh JaluriaR. PitchumaniJ. Rambo and Y. JoshiB. RubinskyD. W. Pepper and J. M. LombardoS. R. Mathur and W. J. Minkowycz and E. M. Sparrow and J. Y. Murthy
Prefacep. ix
List of Contributorsp. xi
Part 1 Fundamentalsp. 1
1 Survey of Numerical Methodsp. 3
2 Finite-Difference Methodp. 53
3 Finite-Element Methodp. 91
4 Boundary-Element Methodp. 125
5 Large Eddy Simulation of Heat and Mass Transport in Turbulent Flowsp. 167
6 Control-Volume-Based Finite-Difference and Finite-Element Methodsp. 191
7 Meshless Methodsp. 225
8 Monte Carlo Methodsp. 249
9 Discrete-Ordinates and Finite-Volume Methods for Radiative Heat Transferp. 297
10 Pressure-Based Algorithms for Single-Fluid and Multifluid Flowsp. 325
11 Numerical Modeling of Heat Transfer in Wall-Adjacent Turbulent Flowsp. 369
12 A Critical Synthesis of Pertinent Models for Turbulent Transport Through Porous Mediap. 389
13 Verification and Validation of Computational Heat Transferp. 417
14 Sensitivity Analysis and Uncertainty Propagation of Computational Modelsp. 443
15 Computational Geometry, Grid Generation, and Adaptive Gridsp. 471
16 Hybrid Methods and Symbolic Computationsp. 493
Part 2 Applicationsp. 523
17 Inverse Problems in Heat Transferp. 525
18 Moving-Boundary Problemsp. 559
19 Numerical Methods for Phase-Change Problemsp. 593
20 Computational Techniques for Microscale Heat Transferp. 623
21 Molecular Dynamics Method for Micro/Nano Systemsp. 659
22 Eulerian-Lagrangian Simulations of Particle/Droplet-Laden Turbulent Flowsp. 697
23 Numerical Modeling of Manufacturing Processesp. 729
24 Computational Methods in Materials Processingp. 785
25 Thermal Modeling of Technology Infrastructure Facilities: A Case Study of Data Centersp. 821
26 Numerical Bioheat Transferp. 851
27 High-Performance Computing for Fluid Flow and Heat Transferp. 895
28 Overview of Numerical Methods and Recommendationsp. 921
Indexp. 946

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