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Heat and Mass Transfer

Part of the Experimental Fluid Mechanics book series (FLUID, volume 1)


This Chapter deals with processes of heat and mass transfer in solid, liquid and gaseous media. They have important implications for understanding various natural phenomena as well as technological processes. A vast literature is devoted to heat and mass transfer in motionless and moving media. Tens of thousands of journal publications contain detailed information on modern methods of investigation of heat and mass transfer problems (e.g. mathematical modeling, measuring thermohydrodynamical quantities, etc.).


Heat Transfer Heat Flux Nusselt Number Natural Convection Prandtl Number 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Dept. of Mechanical Engineering Technion CityTechnion-Israel Institute of TechnologyHaifaIsrael

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