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Solving Problems in Thermal Engineering

A Toolbox for Engineers

  • Viktor Józsa
  • Róbert Kovács
Book

Part of the Power Systems book series (POWSYS)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Viktor Józsa, Róbert Kovács
    Pages 1-14
  3. Viktor Józsa, Róbert Kovács
    Pages 15-42
  4. Viktor Józsa, Róbert Kovács
    Pages 43-103
  5. Viktor Józsa, Róbert Kovács
    Pages 105-121
  6. Viktor Józsa, Róbert Kovács
    Pages 123-164
  7. Viktor Józsa, Róbert Kovács
    Pages 165-195
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 197-203

About this book

Introduction

This book provides general guidelines for solving thermal problems in the fields of engineering and natural sciences.

Written for a wide audience, from beginner to senior engineers and physicists, it provides a comprehensive framework covering theory and practice and including numerous fundamental and real-world examples. Based on the thermodynamics of various material laws, it focuses on the mathematical structure of the continuum models and their experimental validation. In addition to several examples in renewable energy, it also presents thermal processes in space, and summarizes size-dependent, non-Fourier, and non-Fickian problems, which have increasing practical relevance in, e.g., the semiconductor industry. Lastly, the book discusses the key aspects of numerical methods, particularly highlighting the role of boundary conditions in the modeling process.

The book provides readers with a comprehensive toolbox, addressing a wide variety of topics in thermal modeling, from constructing material laws to designing advanced power plants and engineering systems.

Keywords

Energy Systems Modeling Techniques Numerical Methods Preprocessing Thermal Boundary Conditions Energy thermal problems Thermal model

Authors and affiliations

  • Viktor Józsa
    • 1
  • Róbert Kovács
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Energy Engineering, Faculty of Mechanical EngineeringBudapest University of Technology and EconomicsBudapestHungary
  2. 2.Department of Energy Engineering, Faculty of Mechanical EngineeringBudapest University of Technology and EconomicsBudapestHungary

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-33475-8
  • Copyright Information Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2020
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Energy
  • Print ISBN 978-3-030-33474-1
  • Online ISBN 978-3-030-33475-8
  • Series Print ISSN 1612-1287
  • Series Online ISSN 1860-4676
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