Thermal Contact Conductance, 2nd Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 3319012762
  • ISBN-13: 9783319012766
  • DDC: 621.4022
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 260 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released June 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014

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The work covers both theoretical and practical aspects of thermal contact conductance. The theoretical discussion focuses on heat transfer through spots, joints, and surfaces, as well as the role of interstitial materials (both planned and inadvertent). The practical discussion includes formulae and data that can be used in designing heat-transfer equipment for a variety of joints, including special geometries and configurations. All of the material has been updated to reflect the latest advances in the field.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Preface to the First Edition.
Preface to the Second Edition.
1: Introduction.
2: Thermal Constriction Resistance.
3: Solid Spot Thermal Conductance of a Joint.
4: Gap Conductance at the Interface.
5: Experimental Aspects.
6: Special Configurations and Processes.
7: Control of Thermal Contact Conductance Using Interstitial Materials and Coatings.
8: Major Applications.
9: Additional Topics.
10: Concluding Remarks.
Author Index.
Subject Index.