Radiative Heat Transfer - 2nd Edition - ISBN: 9780125031639, 9780080515632

Radiative Heat Transfer

2nd Edition

eBook ISBN: 9780080515632
Hardcover ISBN: 9780125031639
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 7th March 2003
Page Count: 860
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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.

Key Features

  • Most complete text in the field of radiative heat transfer
  • Many worked examples and end-of-chapter problems
  • Large number of computer codes (in Fortran and C++), ranging from basic problem solving aids to sophisticated research tools
  • Covers experimental methods


A reference for mechanical engineers, as well as other branches of engineers, architectural engineers, physicists, oceanographers, and meteorologists.

Table of Contents

1 Fundamentals of Thermal Radiation <BR id=""CRLF"">1.1 Introduction <BR id=""CRLF"">1.2 The Nature of Thermal Radiation <BR id=""CRLF"">1.3 Basic Laws of Thermal Radiation <BR id=""CRLF"">1.4 Emissive Power <BR id=""CRLF"">1.5 Solid Angles <BR id=""CRLF"">1.6 Radiative Intensity <BR id=""CRLF"">1.7 Radiative Heat Flux <BR id=""CRLF"">1.8 Radiation Pressure <BR id=""CRLF"">1.9 Visible Radiation (Luminance)<BR id=""CRLF"">1.10 Introduction to Radiation Characteristics of Opaque Surfaces<BR id=""CRLF"">1.11 Introduction to Radiation Characteristics of Gases <BR id=""CRLF"">1.12 Introduction to Radiation Characteristics of Solids and Liquids <BR id=""CRLF"">1.13 Introduction to Radiation Characteristics of Particles <BR id=""CRLF"">1.14 Outline of Radiative Transport Theory <BR id=""CRLF""> <BR id=""CRLF""> <BR id=""CRLF""><BR id=""CRLF"">2 Radiative Property Predictions from <BR id=""CRLF"">Electromagnetic Wave Theory <BR id=""CRLF"">2.1 Introduction <BR id=""CRLF"">2.2 The Macroscopic Maxwell Equations <BR id=""CRLF"">2.3 Electromagnetic Wave Propagation in Unbounded Media <BR id=""CRLF"">2.4 Polarization <BR id=""CRLF"">2.5 Reflection and Transmission <BR id=""CRLF"">2.6 Theories for Optical Constants <BR id=""CRLF""> <BR id=""CRLF""> <BR id=""CRLF""> <BR id=""CRLF"">3 Radiative Properties of Real Surfaces <BR id=""CRLF"">3.1 Introduction <BR id=""CRLF"">3.2 Definitions <BR id=""CRLF"">3.3 Predictions from Electromagnetic Wave Theory <BR id=""CRLF"">3.4 Radiative Properties of Metals <BR id=""CRLF"">3.5 Radiative Properties of Nonconductors <BR id=""CRLF"">3.6 Effects of Surface Roughness <BR id=""CRLF"">3.7 Effects of Surface Damage and Oxide Films <BR id=""CRLF"">3.8 Radiative Properties of Semitransparent Sheets <BR id=""CRLF"">3.9 Special Surfaces <BR id=""CRLF"">3.10 Experimental Methods <BR id=""CRLF""> <BR id=""CRLF""> <BR id=""CRLF"">4 View Factors <BR id=""CRLF"">4.1 Introduction <BR id=""CRLF"">4.2 Definition of View Factors <BR id=""CRLF"">4.3 Methods for the Evaluation of View Factors <BR id=""CRLF"">4.4 Area Integration <BR id=""CRLF"">4.5 Contour Integration <BR id=""CRLF"">4.6 View Factor Algebra <BR id=""CRLF"">4.7 The Crossed-Strings Method <BR id=""CRLF"">4.8 The Inside-Sphere Method <BR id=""CRLF"">4.9 The Unit Sphere Method <BR id=""CRLF""> <BR id=""CRLF""> <BR id=""CRLF""> 5 Radiative Exchange Between Gray, Diffuse Surfaces <BR id=""CRLF"">5.1 Introduction <BR id=""CRLF"">5.2 Radiative Exchange between Black Surfaces <BR id=""CRLF"">5.3 Radiative Exchange Between Gray, Diffuse Surfaces <BR id=""CRLF"">5.4 Electrical Network Analogy <BR id=""CRLF"">5.5 Solution Methods for the Governing Integral Equations <BR id=""CRLF""> <BR id=""CRLF""> <BR id=""CRLF""> <BR id=""CRLF"">6 Radiative Exchange Between Partially-Specular <BR id=""CRLF"">Gray Surfaces <BR id=""CRLF"">6.1 Introduction <BR id=""CRLF"">6.2 Specular View Factors <BR id=""CRLF"">6.3 Enclosures With Partially Specular Surfaces <BR id=""CRLF"">6.4 Electrical Network Analogy <BR id=""CRLF"">6.5 Radiation Shields <BR id=""CRLF"">6.6 Semitransparent Sheets (Windows)<BR id=""CRLF"">6.7 Solution of the Governing Integral Equation <BR id=""CRLF"">6.8 Concluding Remarks <BR id=""CRLF""> <BR id=""CRLF"">7 Radiative Exchange Between Nonideal Surfaces <BR id=""CRLF"">7.1 Introduction <BR id=""CRLF"">7.2 Radiative Exchange between Nongray Surfaces <BR id=""CRLF"">7.3 Directionally Nonideal Surfaces <BR id=""CRLF"">7.4 Analysis for Arbitrary Surface Characteristics <BR id=""CRLF""> <BR id=""CRLF"">8 Surface Radiative Exchange in the Presence of <BR id=""CRLF"">Conduction and Convection <BR id=""CRLF"">8.1 Introduction <BR id=""CRLF"">8.2 Conduction and Surface Radiation—Fins <BR id=""CRLF"">8.3 Convection and Surface Radiation <BR id=""CRLF""> <BR id=""CRLF""> <BR id=""CRLF""> <BR id=""CRLF"">9 The Equation of Radiative Transfer in Participating <BR id=""CRLF"">Media <BR id=""CRLF"">9.1 Introduction <BR id=""CRLF"">9.2 Radiative Intensity in Vacuum <BR id=""CRLF"">9.3 Attenuation by Absorption and Scattering <BR id=""CRLF"">9.4 Augmentation by Emission and Scattering <BR id=""CRLF"">9.5 The Equation of Transfer <BR id=""CRLF"">9.6 Formal Solution to the Equation of Transfer <BR id=""CRLF"">9.7 Boundary Conditions for the Equation of Transfer <BR id=""CRLF"">9.8 Radiation Energy Density <BR id=""CRLF"">9.9 Radiative Heat Flux <BR id=""CRLF"">9.10 Divergence of the Radiative Heat Flux <BR id=""CRLF"">9.11 Integral Formulation of the Equation of Transfer <BR id=""CRLF"">9.12 Overall Energy Conservation <BR id=""CRLF"">9.13 Solution Methods for the Equation of Transfer <BR id=""CRLF""> <BR id=""CRLF""> <BR id=""CRLF"">10 Radiative Properties of Molecular Gases <BR id=""CRLF"">10.1 Fundamental Principles <BR id=""CRLF"">10.2 Emission and Absorption Probabilities <BR id=""CRLF"">10.3 Atomic and Molecular Spectra <BR id=""CRLF"">10.4 Line Radiation <BR id=""CRLF"">10.5 Spectral Models For Radiative Transfer Calculations <BR id=""CRLF"">10.6 Narrow Band Models <BR id=""CRLF"">10.7 Narrow Band k-Distributions <BR id=""CRLF"">10.8 Wide Band Models <BR id=""CRLF"">10.9 Total Emissivity and Mean Absorption Coefficient<BR id=""CRLF"">10.10 Experimental Methods <BR id=""CRLF""> <BR id=""CRLF""> <BR id=""CRLF""><BR id=""CRLF"">11 Radiative Properties of Particulate Media <BR id=""CRLF"">11.1 Introduction <BR id=""CRLF"">11.2 Absorption and Scattering from a Single Sphere <BR id=""CRLF"">11.3 Radiative Properties of a Particle Cloud <BR id=""CRLF"">11.4 Radiative Properties of Small Spheres (Rayleigh Scattering) <BR id=""CRLF"">11.5 Rayleigh-Gans Scattering <BR id=""CRLF"">11.6 Anomalous Diffraction <BR id=""CRLF"">11.7 Radiative Properties of Large Spheres <BR id=""CRLF"">11.8 Absorption and Scattering by Long Cylinders <BR id=""CRLF"">11.9 Approximate Scattering Phase Functions <BR id=""CRLF"">11.10 Experimental Determination of Radiative Properties of Particles <BR id=""CRLF"">11.11 Radiation Properties of Combustion Particles <BR id=""CRLF""> <BR id=""CRLF""> <BR id=""CRLF"">12 Radiative Properties of Semitransparent Media <BR id=""CRLF"">12.1 Introduction <BR id=""CRLF"">12.2 Absorption by Semitransparent Solids <BR id=""CRLF"">12.3 Absorption by Semitransparent Liquids <BR id=""CRLF"">12.4 Experimental Methods <BR id=""CRLF""> <BR id=""CRLF""> <BR id=""CRLF"">13 Exact Solutions For One-Dimensional Gray Media <BR id=""CRLF"">13.1 Introduction <BR id=""CRLF"">13.2 General Formulation for a Plane-Parallel Medium <BR id=""CRLF"">13.3 Radiative Equilibrium of a Nonscattering Medium <BR id=""CRLF"">13.4 Radiative Equilibrium of a Scattering Medium <BR id=""CRLF"">13.5 Plane Medium with Specified Temperature Field <BR id=""CRLF"">13.6 Radiative Transfer in Spherical Media <BR id=""CRLF"">13.7 Radiative Transfer in Cylindrical Media <BR id=""CRLF"">13.8 Numerical Solution of the Governing Integral Equations <BR id=""CRLF""> <BR id=""CRLF""> <BR id=""CRLF"">14 Approximate Solution Methods for One-Dimensional Media<BR id=""CRLF"">14.1 The Optically Thin Approximation <BR id=""CRLF"">14.2 The Optically Thick Approximation (Diffusion Approximation)<BR id=""CRLF"">14.3 The Schuster-Schwarzschild Approximation <BR id=""CRLF"">14.4 The Milne-Eddington Approximation (Moment Method) <BR id=""CRLF"">14.5 The Exponential Kernel Approximation <BR id=""CRLF""> <BR id=""CRLF""> <BR id=""CRLF""><BR id=""CRLF"">15 The Method of Spherical Harmonics (PN-Approximation)<BR id=""CRLF"">15.1 Introduction <BR id=""CRLF"">15.2 Development of the General PN-Approximation <BR id=""CRLF"">15.3 Boundary Conditions for the PN-Method <BR id=""CRLF"">15.4 The P1-Approximation <BR id=""CRLF"">15.5 P3- and Higher-Order Approximations <BR id=""CRLF"">15.6 Enhancements to the P1-Approximation <BR id=""CRLF""> <BR id=""CRLF""> <BR id=""CRLF"">16 The Method of Discrete Ordinates <BR id=""CRLF"">16.1 Introduction <BR id=""CRLF"">16.2 General Relations <BR id=""CRLF"">16.3 The One-Dimensional Slab <BR id=""CRLF"">16.4 One-Dimensional Concentric Spheres and Cylinders <BR id=""CRLF"">16.5 Multidimensional Problems<BR id=""CRLF"">16.6 The Finite Volume Method <BR id=""CRLF"">16.7 Other Related Methods <BR id=""CRLF"">16.8 Concluding Remarks <BR id=""CRLF""> <BR id=""CRLF""> <BR id=""CRLF"">17 The Zonal Method<BR id=""CRLF"">17.1 Introduction <BR id=""CRLF"">17.2 Surface Exchange — No Participating Medium <BR id=""CRLF"">17.3 Radiative Exchange in Gray Absorbing/Emitting Media <BR id=""CRLF"">17.4 Radiative Exchange in Gray Media with Isotropic Scattering <BR id=""CRLF"">17.5 Radiative Exchange through a Nongray Medium <BR id=""CRLF"">17.6 Determination of Direct Exchange Areas <BR id=""CRLF""> <BR id=""CRLF""> <BR id=""CRLF"">18 The Treatment of Collimated Irradiation<BR id=""CRLF"">18.1 Introduction <BR id=""CRLF"">18.2 Reduction of the Problem <BR id=""CRLF"">18.3 The Modified P1-Approximation with Collimated Irradiation <BR id=""CRLF"">18.4 Short-Pulsed Collimated Irradiation With Transient Effects <BR id=""CRLF""> <BR id=""CRLF""> <BR id=""CRLF"">19 The Treatment of Nongray Extinction Coefficients<BR id=""CRLF"">19.1 Introduction <BR id=""CRLF"">19.2 The Mean Beam Length Method <BR id=""CRLF"">19.3 Semigray Approximations <BR id=""CRLF"">19.4 The Stepwise-Gray Model (Box Model) <BR id=""CRLF"">19.5 General Band Model Formulation <BR id=""CRLF"">19.6 The Weighted-Sum-of-Gray-Gases (WSGG) Model <BR id=""CRLF"">19.7 k-Distribution Models <BR id=""CRLF"">19.8 The Full-Spectrum k-Distribution (FSK) Method <BR id=""CRLF""><BR id=""CRLF"">20 The Monte Carlo Method for Thermal Radiation <BR id=""CRLF"">20.1 Introduction <BR id=""CRLF"">20.2 Numerical Quadrature by Monte Carlo <BR id=""CRLF"">20.3 Heat Transfer Relations for Radiative Exchange between Surfaces <BR id=""CRLF"">20.4 Random Number Relations for Surface Exchange <BR id=""CRLF"">20.5 Surface Description <BR id=""CRLF"">20.6 Ray Tracing <BR id=""CRLF"">20.7 Heat Transfer Relations for Participating Media <BR id=""CRLF"">20.8 Random Number Relations for Participating Media <BR id=""CRLF"">20.9 Overall Energy Conservation <BR id=""CRLF"">20.10 Efficiency Considerations <BR id=""CRLF"">20.11 Backward Monte Carlo <BR id=""CRLF"">20.12 Example <BR id=""CRLF""> <BR id=""CRLF""> <BR id=""CRLF"">21 Radiation Combined With Conduction and <BR id=""CRLF"">Convection <BR id=""CRLF"">21.1 Introduction <BR id=""CRLF"">21.2 Combined Radiation and Conduction <BR id=""CRLF"">21.3 Melting and Solidification with Internal Radiation <BR id=""CRLF"">21.4 Combined Radiation and Convection in Boundary Layers <BR id=""CRLF"">21.5 Combined Radiation and Free Convection <BR id=""CRLF"">21.6 Combined Radiation and Convection in Internal Flow <BR id=""CRLF"">21.7 Combined Radiation and Combustion<BR id=""CRLF"">21.8 Interfacing Between Turbulent Flow Fields and Radiation <BR id=""CRLF"">21.9 Interaction of Radiation with Turbulence <BR id=""CRLF""><BR id=""CRLF"">22 Inverse Radiative Heat Transfer <BR id=""CRLF"">22.1 Introduction <BR id=""CRLF"">22.2 Solution Methods <BR id=""CRLF"">22.3 The Levenberg-Marquardt Method <BR id=""CRLF"">22.4 The Conjugate Gradient Method <BR id=""CRLF"">22.5 Inverse Surface Radiation <BR id=""CRLF"">22.6 Inverse Radiation in Participating Media <BR id=""CRLF""> <BR id=""CRLF""> <BR id=""CRLF"">Appendices<BR id=""CRLF"">A Constants and Conversion Factors <BR id=""CRLF"">B Tables for Radiative Properties of Opaque Surfaces <BR id=""CRLF"">C Blackbody Emissive Power Table <BR id=""CRLF"">D View Factor Catalogue <BR id=""CRLF"">E Exponential Integral Functions <BR id=""CRLF"">F Computer Codes <BR id=""CRLF"">Author Index <BR id=""CRLF"">Subject Index


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