Best Reference Books – Advanced Heat Transfer

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We have compiled the list of Top 10 Best Reference Books on Advanced Heat Transfer subject. These books are used by students of top universities, institutes and colleges. Here is the full list of top 10 best books on Advanced Heat Transfer along with reviews.

Kindly note that we have put a lot of effort into researching the best books on Advanced Heat Transfer subject and came out with a recommended list of top 10 best books. The table below contains the Name of these best books, their authors, publishers and an unbiased review of books on "Advanced Heat Transfer" as well as links to the Amazon website to directly purchase these books. As an Amazon Associate, we earn from qualifying purchases, but this does not impact our reviews, comparisons, and listing of these top books; the table serves as a ready reckoner list of these best books.

1. “Analysis of Heat Transfer” by E R G Eckerst and R M Drake

“Analysis of Heat Transfer” Book Review: This book is designed focusing on undergraduate students from various fields of engineering. It aims to provide an overview of analytical methods, and their limitations. It provides understanding of the fundamental principles required for application to work in specific situations. It describes the challenges faced in technological developments. It describes few approaches which have broad applications in sufficient detail for the students to follow the developments and derivations with minimum reference to other sources.

2. “Heat, Mass and Momentum Transfer” by W M Roshenow and P Choi

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Book Review: This book is divided into three parts and they are heat conduction, radiation heat transfer mechanisms and mass transfer. The book includes basic laws, governing equations in differential form, steady state and solution methods, moving boundaries and unsteady state problem fins. The book also contains chapters on conservation equations, boundary layer approximations, forced convective laminar and turbulent flow solutions, natural convection solutions and their correlations. Additionally, the book also discusses black and non-black surface exchange, condensation mechanism and other correlations.

3. “Heat Transfer” by B Gebhart

“Heat Transfer” Book Review: This book provides a fundamental overview of heat transfer. It is written in an easy to understand language. The chapters include general problems of heat exchange like introduction, heat conductions concepts, thermal resistance, heat transfer coefficient, and heat exchanger design. It also covers analysis of heat conduction using methods like analysis of heat conductions and some steady one-dimensional problems and transient and multidimensional heat conduction. It is designed focusing on engineering students in various fields.

4. “Advanced Computational Methods and Experiments in Heat Transfer X” by B Sunden

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“Advanced Computational Methods and Experiments in Heat Transfer X” Book Review: This book provides a fundamental overview of advanced computational methods and experimental measurements in heat transfer. It is arranged into the following topic areas: natural and forced convection, advances in computational methods, heat and mass transfer, modelling, and experiments. It also covers heat exchanges and equipment, radiation heat transfer, energy systems, micro and nano scale heat and mass transfer, thermal material characterization. The book is designed for undergraduate students in various fields of engineering.

5. “Heat Transfer in Multi-Phase Materials” by Graeme E Murch

“Heat Transfer in Multi-Phase Materials” Book Review: This book provides fundamental understanding on physical processes and mechanisms that cause the heat transfer in composite and cellular materials. It describes models for essential classes of composite materials and introduces the latest advances in the field. The book covers composite materials, porous and cellular materials. It talks about the appearance of a conjoint solid phase and fluid aggregate. The book is written in easy to understand language and provides numerous real-world examples.

6. “Microscale Heat Transfer” by Yener Kaka

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“Microscale Heat Transfer” Book Review: This book provides details of various concepts on microscale heat transfer and its applications in biological systems. It is intended for teachers and students of postgraduate courses in scientific and technical areas. It talks about the growing use of electronics, in both military and civilian applications and how that has led to the widespread recognition of the need for thermal packaging and management. It focuses on the use of higher densities and frequencies in microelectronic circuits for computers. The book contains numerous solved and unsolved examples to enhance understanding of the reader.

7. “Advanced Computational Methods in Heat Transfer” by B Sunden

“Advanced Computational Methods in Heat Transfer” Book Review: This book focuses on topics like conduction, natural and forced convection, including nonlinear problems, heat and mass transfer, casting, welding, forging and other processes. It also talks about heat exchangers, atmospheric studies, advances in computational methods, modelling and experiments, micro and nanoscale heat transfer. The book provides numerous case studies to strengthen understanding. It is designed focusing on students and teachers of postgraduate courses in various fields of engineering.

8. “Advanced Computational Methods in Heat Transfer V” by A J Nowak

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“Advanced Computational Methods in Heat Transfer V” Book Review: This book provides overview on advanced computational methods in heat transfer. It reflects the research that is carried out in this field. It provides insights on problems faced specifically related to heat conduction, natural and forced convection, thermal radiation, phase change problem, heat and fluid flow, heat exchangers, computational aspects, and industrial applications. The book provides numerous examples and case studies in an easy to understand language. It is designed for students, teachers, and professionals using advanced computational methods in their day to day activities.

9. “Advanced Computational Methods in Heat Transfer III” by L C Wrobel

“Advanced Computational Methods in Heat Transfer III” Book Review: This book provides a detailed overview on advanced computational methods in heat transfer. It discusses new developments and applications of numerical methods to solve complex thermal problems which frequently occur in engineering practice. It presents details on boundary element method scheme for the numerical solution of two-dimensional heat transfer problems. It describes major computational difficulties of traditional reinitialization and convolution schemes. It also talks about methods which are computed by a recursive relation and depends on the boundary temperature and flux at the previous time-step.

10. “Advanced Boundary Elements for Heat Transfer (Topics in Engineering)” by M-T Ibanez

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“Advanced Boundary Elements for Heat Transfer (Topics in Engineering)” Book Review: This book presents a fundamental overview on advanced boundary element method schemes for the numerical solution of two-dimensional heat transfer problems. It uses the new numerical approach to solve several different heat transfer problems with fixed and moving boundaries. It provides comparisons with previous analytical and numerical solutions to validate the results obtained. It describes the phase change and combustion simulation in detail. The book is written in an easy to understand manner with numerous examples and is designed for students and teachers of postgraduate engineering courses.

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