Journal of engineering physics

, Volume 39, Issue 1, pp 791–794 | Cite as

On the optimal temperature profile of selective gases under radiant heat transfer

  • Yu. A. Popov
  • M. M. Mel'man
  • A. S. Nevskii


It is shown that a selective gas temperature profile exists for which radiant heat flux is a maximum in the heating surface. The mean, minimum, and maximum gas temperatures are determined.


Heat Transfer Statistical Physic Heat Flux Temperature Profile Radiant Heat 
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resultant radiant heat flux at the heating surface

Q1, Q2

flux of intrinsic gas radiation on the heating surface and the lining, respectively


reflexivity of the heating surface

Q01, Q02

intrinsic radiation fluxes of the heating surface and the lining


layer thickness

D1, D2, D3

transmissivity of the gas layer for radiation of the heating surface, lining, and layer of the same gas


integral exponential function of third order


mean gas temperature


heating surface temperature


maximum temperature


StefanBoltzmann constant


coordinate of the layer measured from the lining


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Literature cited

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    M. M. Mel'man, Yu. A. Popov, and A. S. Nevskli, “Influence of reflection of the lining on the radiant heat transfer in a nonisothermal selective gas Layer,” Izv. Sib. Otd. Akad. Nauk SSSR, Ser. Tekh. Nauk, No. 3, Issue 1, 49–52 (1978).Google Scholar
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    B. S. Soroka, Transfer Processes in Indirect Radiation Heating Furnaces (in Russian], Obshch. Znanie Ukr. SSR, Kiev (1977).Google Scholar

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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • Yu. A. Popov
    • 1
  • M. M. Mel'man
    • 1
  • A. S. Nevskii
    • 1
  1. 1.A11-Union Scientific-Research Institute of Metallurgical Thermal EngineeringSverdlovsk

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