## Abstract

Thermodynamics deals with the transfer of heat to and from a working fluid and the performance of work by that fluid. Since the transfer of heat to a working fluid is central to thermodynamics, a short excursion into the technology of heat transfer is useful to tie thermodynamics to real-world devices. Heat transfer processes are never ideal, and a study of the technology of heat transfer will develop an understanding of the trade-offs in the design of the devices that actually accomplish the heat transfer. Heat transfer technology provides the basis on which heat exchangers are designed to accomplish the actual transfer of thermal energy.

## Bibliography

- 1.F.P. Incropera, D.P. Dewitt, T.L. Bergman, A.S. Lavine,
*Introduction to Heat Transfer*(John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Danvers, 2007)Google Scholar - 2.M. Jakob,
*Heat Transfer*, vol I (John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York, 1949). and Vol. II, 1957Google Scholar - 3.H.S. Carslaw, J.C. Jaeger,
*Conduction of Heat in Solids*, 2nd edn. (Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1959)zbMATHGoogle Scholar - 4.R. Siegel, J.R. Howell,
*Thermal Radiation Heat Transfer*(Taylor & Francis, New York, 2002)Google Scholar - 5.M.N. Ozisik,
*Basic Heat Transfer*(McGraw-Hill Book Company, Blacklick, OH, 1977)zbMATHGoogle Scholar - 6.M. Necati Ozisik,
*Heat Transfer A Basic Approach*(McGraw-Hill Book Company, New York, 1985)zbMATHGoogle Scholar - 7.P.H. Osthuizen, D. Naylor,
*Introduction to Convective Heat Transfer Analysis*(McGraw-Hill Book Company, New York, 1999)Google Scholar - 8.H. Schlichting,
*Boundary Layer Theory*, 6th edn. (McGraw-Hill Book Company, New York, 1968)zbMATHGoogle Scholar - 9.E. Pohlhausen, Der Wärmeaustausch zwischen festen Körpern und Flüssigkeiten mit kleiner Reibung und kleiner Wärmeleitung. Z. Angew. Mthe. Mech.
**1**, 115 (1921)CrossRefGoogle Scholar - 10.E.A. Farber, R.L. Scorah, Heat transfer to water boiling under pressure. Trans. ASME
**79**, 369–384 (1948)Google Scholar - 11.W.M. Rohsenow, A method of correlating heat transfer data for surface boiling liquids. Tran. ASME
**74**, 969–975 (1952)Google Scholar - 12.J.H. Lienhard, V.K. Dhir, D.M. Riherd, Peak pool boiling heat flux measurements on finite horizontal flat plates. J. Heat Transf.
**95C**, 152–158 (1973)CrossRefGoogle Scholar - 13.L.A. Bromley, Heat transfer in stable film boiling. Chem. Eng. Prog.
**46**, 221–227 (1950)Google Scholar - 14.R.I. Vahon, G.H. Nix, G.E. Tanger, Evaluation of constants for the Rohsenow pool-boiling correlation. J. Heat Transfer
**90**, 239–247 (1968)CrossRefGoogle Scholar

## Copyright information

© Springer International Publishing AG, part of Springer Nature 2019