Convective heat transfer

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The second mode of heat transfer is convection, which occurs between a wall at one temperature and a moving fluid at another temperature. The mechanism of convection heat transfer is a combination of random molecular motion (conduction) and bulk motion (advection) of the fluid. Convective heat transfer depends on many factors including fluid properties, flow velocity, geometric configuration, and any fluid phase change that may occur as a result of heat transfer.

Boundary layer theory, similarity solutions, integral solution, computational methodologies for Forced Convection, and turbulent boundary layer.
Basics, fully-developed flow and heat transfer, thermally developing laminar flow, Combined hydrodynamic and thermal entrance effect, numerical solutions, forced convection in microchannels, and internal turbulent flow.
Basics, vertical plate, inclined and horizontal surfaces, cylinders and pheres, free boundary flow, internal natural convection, melting and solidification.
Basics, dropwise condensation, filmwise condensation, nongravitational condensate removal, film condensation in porous media, and forced convective condensation.
Bascis, film evaporation, direct contact evaporation, microchannels and porous media.
Classification, pool boiling, boiling in porous media, and forced convective boiling.
Flow Patterns, flow models, forced convective condensation, forced convective boiling, and micro- and minichannels.

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