This textbook is an introduction to heat and mass transfer oriented toward engineering students. The subjects covered include heat conduction, forced and natural convection, thermal radiation, boiling, condensation, heat exchangers, and mass transfer. The book includes worked examples and end-of-chapter exercises. The third edition (2003) has been extensively revised and updated from the old second edition (1987).
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John H. Lienhard IV is internationally known for his work in heat transfer and thermal science, which spans some 40 years of research and teaching. He is a professor at the University of Houston and the creator of the program Engines of Our Intenguity which airs on public radio nationally. He is a member of the US National Academy of Engineering and has received dozens of awards for his research and teaching.
John H. Lienhard V is a professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology working in the fields of heat transfer and fluid mechanics. During more than 15 years at MIT, he has received several awards for his teaching, as well as awards for his research. He is a Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers.
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