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Introduction to the Thermophysics of Vaporization and Condensation in Heat Transfer Equipment

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Liquid-vapor Phase-change Phenomena: Introduction to the Thermophysics of Vaporization and Condensation in Heat Transfer Equipment by Van P. Carey
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This advanced textbook for courses covering heat transfer with phase change, was developed based on the author's wide experience of teaching courses on the subject. In his comprehensive treatment, Carey offers, through illustrative examples and problems, a presentation of non-equilibrium thermodynamics and interfacial phenomena associated with vaporization and condensation processes, in addition to fundamentals of heat tranfer and fluid flow mechanisms. The sequence in which the material is presented is designed to facilitate instruction at the advanced undergraduate level in mechanical and chemical engineering. Tables of thermophysical properties are included in an appendix to aid in the solution to many of the homework problems. The book will also be of interest to practising engineers, particularly from the view of understanding the physical phenomena of enhanced boiling and condensation heat transfer.

Table of Contents

Part 1:Thermodynamic and Mechanical Aspects of Interfacial Phenomena and Phase Transitions 1.Introductory Concepts 2.Interfacial Tension 3.Wetting Phenomena and Contact Angles 4.Transport Effects and Dynamic Behavior of Interfaces 5.Phase Stability Part 2:Boiling and Condensation Near Immersed Bodies 6.Heterogenous Nucleation and Bubble Growth in Liquids 7.Pool Boiling 8.Other Aspects of Boiling and Evaporation in an Extensive Ambient 9.External Condensation Part 3:Internal Flow Convective Boiling and Condensation 10.Introduction to Two-Phase Flow 11.Internal Convective Condensation 12.Cnvective Boiling in Tubes and Channels Part 4:Special Topics 13.Special Topics and Applications Appendix I:Basic Elements of the Kinetic Theory of Gases Appendix II:Saturation Properties of Selected Fluids Index
Release date NZ
March 13th, 1992
Country of Publication
United States
tables, index
Taylor & Francis Inc
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