Enhanced Heat Transfer: Endless Frontier, or Mature and Routine?

  • Arthur E. Bergles
Part of the Heat and Mass Transfer book series (HMT)


This paper considers the many techniques that have been developed to enhance convective heat transfer. They are presented according to the mode of heat transfer. The current advanced enhancement represents 3rd generation heat transfer technology. Many studies of Prof. Franz Mayinger are integral to this development. It is felt that this field has a bright future.


Heat Transfer Heat Transfer Coefficient Heat Exchanger Heat Transfer Enhancement Critical Heat Flux 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Arthur E. Bergles
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  1. 1.Department of Mechanical Engineering, Aeronautical Engineering and MechanicsRensselaer Polytechnic InstituteTroyUSA

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