Radiative Energy Transfer - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780080039480, 9781483157061

Radiative Energy Transfer

1st Edition

Proceedings of the Symposium on Interdisciplinary Aspects of Radiative Energy Transfer

Editors: Robert Goulard Sinclaire M. Scala Richard N. Thomas
eBook ISBN: 9781483157061
Imprint: Pergamon
Published Date: 1st January 1968
Page Count: 630
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Radiative Energy Transfer presents the proceedings of the symposium on interdisciplinary aspects of radiative energy transfer held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on February 24-26, 1966. The book includes topics on the two main classical directions of radiative transfer: diagnostic techniques and energy exchanges. The text also covers topics on molecular band models, inversion techniques, scattering problems, and shock-wave structure. Topics on high-speed shocks, stellar atmospheres, and meteorology are also encompassed.

Table of Contents



List of Contributors

Session I Space and Atmospheric Physics

Infrared Radiative Transfer in the Terrestrial Atmosphere

Radiative Transfer and the Scattering Problem

Transfer of Solar Ultraviolet Radiation Through the Earth's Molecular Atmosphere

On the Scattering of Sunlight into Planetary Shadow Cones

The Reflectance of Homogeneous, Plane-Parallel Clouds of Dust and Smoke

Clouds and the Inversion Problem

Session II Aerospace Applications

Introductory Remarks

Current Research on Infrared Radiation from Rocket Exhausts

Infrared Radiation as a Diagnostic tool in Reentry Physics

Radiating and Absorbing Steady Flow Over Symmetric Bodies

Two-dimensional High Speed Flow of a Radiating Gas

Time-resolved Spectra for Some Simple Laboratory Simulated Reentry Models

Spectroscopic Study of the Gas-cap Radiation Intensity for Simulated Martian Atmospheric Probes

Session III Stellar Aerodynamics

Introductory Remarks

Summary-Introduction to Radiative Transfer Problems in Stellar Atmospheres

Transfer of Line Radiation by Multilevel Atoms

Comments on Multilevel Atom Radiation Problems

Some Problems of Radiation Transfer in the Atmospheres of Hot Stars

Line Formation in a Differentially Moving Non-LTE Atmosphere

Predicted Ultraviolet Spectra from Stellar Chromospheres

Some Problems of Radiative Transfer in an Atmosphere having a Stellar Wind

Session IV Oceanography

Introductory Remarks

A Survey of Theoretical Hydrologie Optics

A Survey of Experimental Hydrologie Optics

Asymptotic Radiation in a Scattering and Absorbing Medium

Session V Solid Transparent Media

Radiative Transport in Hot Glass

Session VI Plasma

Introductory Remarks

Radiation from Plasmas

Vacuum Ultraviolet Radiation from Plasmas

Laboratory Simulation of Highly Radiative Plasmas

Radiant Heat Flux Distribution in a Cylindrically-Symmetric Nonisothermal Gas with Temperature-dependent Absorption Coefficient

A Quantitative Examination of the LTE Condition in the Effluent of an Atmospheric Pressure Argon Plasma Jet

Radiative Properties of Model Gases for Applications in Radiative Energy Transfer

Session VII Short Communications

Diffuse Reflection and Transmission by Cloud and Dust Layers

On the X- and F-functions and Green's function for a Finite Slab

Volterra kernels—A Generalization of the Convolution Integral for Solving Nonlinear Systems

Effects of Non-grey Self-absorption and Energy Loss for Blunt Body Flows

Session VIII Shock Waves

Introductory Remarks

Radiative Shock Structure—Theory and Observations

Effect of Line Radiation on Precursor Ionization

On Multifluids Description of Shock Structure with Radiation

Radiation Coupled Chemical Nonequilibrium Normal Shock Waves

Radiation Smoothing of Shocks


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Robert Goulard

Sinclaire M. Scala

Richard N. Thomas

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