Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxi
  2. Symbols, Units and Dimensionless Numbers

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Matthias Kind, Holger Martin
      Pages 3-10
    3. Holger Martin
      Pages 11-14
  3. Fundamentals of Heat Transfer

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 15-15
    2. Peter Stephan
      Pages 15-30
  4. Fundamentals of Heat Exchanger Design

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 31-31
    2. Wilfried Roetzel, Bernhard Spang
      Pages 31-66
    3. Wilfried Roetzel, Bernhard Spang
      Pages 67-74
    4. Wilfried Roetzel, Bernhard Spang
      Pages 75-78
    5. Hans Müller-Steinhagen
      Pages 79-104
    6. Xing Luo, Wilfried Roetzel
      Pages 105-114
    7. Bernhard Spang, Wilfried Roetzel
      Pages 115-118
  5. Thermophysical Properties

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 119-119
    2. Michael Kleiber, Ralph Joh
      Pages 119-152
    3. Wolfgang Wagner, Hans-Joachim Kretzschmar, Roland Span, Rolf Krauss
      Pages 153-300
    4. Michael Kleiber, Ralph Joh, Roland Span
      Pages 301-418
    5. Ewald Preisegger, Felix Flohr, Gernot Krakat, Andreas Glück, Dietmar Hunold
      Pages 419-512
    6. Andreas Pfennig, Wilhelm Schabel, Hartwig Wolf
      Pages 513-550
    7. Matthias Neubronner, Thomas Bodmer, Christof Hübner, Paul Bernd Kempa, Evangelos Tsotsas, Axel Eschner et al.
      Pages 551-614

About this book


The Springer VDI Heat Atlas (VDI Wärmeatlas) is one of the most important established books in matters of heat transfer engineering. For more than 50 years it has been an indispensable working means for engineers dealing with questions of heat transfer, and it is well-established for industrial engineering in Europe and worldwide. This reference book allows calculating the heat transport in technical equipment for the process industry, thermal power engineering and related subjects and thereby is a powerful tool for design purposes. The 1st international edition published in 1993 was based on the 6th German edition and soon was sold out. The 10th German edition (2006) is now followed by a second 2nd international edition. For this 2nd international edition all parts were examined thoroughly and revised, thus ensuring a maximum of security in the data, and modern state-of-the-art methods and analyses.

The reference book covers most fields of heat transfer in industrial and engineering applications, presenting the interrelationships between basic scientific methods, experimental techniques, model-based analysis and their transfer to technical applications.


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