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Title: Conduction heat transfer solutions

This text is a collection of solutions to a variety of heat conduction problems found in numerous publications, such as textbooks, handbooks, journals, reports, etc. Its purpose is to assemble these solutions into one source that can facilitate the search for a particular problem solution. Generally, it is intended to be a handbook on the subject of heat conduction. This material is useful for engineers, scientists, technologists, and designers of all disciplines, particularly those who design thermal systems or estimate temperatures and heat transfer rates in structures. More than 500 problem solutions and relevant data are tabulated for easy retrieval. There are twelve sections of solutions which correspond with the class of problems found in each. Geometry, state, boundary conditions, and other categories are used to classify the problems. A case number is assigned to each problem for cross-referencing, and also for future reference. Each problem is concisely described by geometry and condition statements, and many times a descriptive sketch is also included. At least one source reference is given so that the user can review the methods used to derive the solutions. Problem solutions are given in the form of equations, graphs, and tables of data, all of whichmore » are also identified by problem case numbers and source references.« less
  1. Lawrence Livermore National Lab. (LLNL), Livermore, CA (United States)
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TRN: 81-001091
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Technical Report
Research Org:
Lawrence Livermore National Lab. (LLNL), Livermore, CA (United States)
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Country of Publication:
United States
42 ENGINEERING; THERMAL CONDUCTION; MATHEMATICAL MODELS; NUMERICAL SOLUTION; DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS; HEAT EXCHANGERS; HEAT SOURCES; ENERGY TRANSFER; EQUATIONS; HEAT TRANSFER Thermal Conduction; Mathematical Models; Numerical Solution; Differential Equations; Heat Exchangers; Heat Sources; Energy Transfer; Equations; Heat Transfer 420400* -- Engineering-- Heat Transfer & Fluid Flow