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Course Postgraduate
Semester Sem. I
Subject Code AE623
Subject Title Conduction and Radiation Heat Transfer


Heat conduction governing equation, extended surface heat transfer, multi-dimensional steady and unsteady conduction, conduction in semi-infinite domain, concept of superposition integral, applications, solidification and melting, inverse heat conduction. Laws of thermal radiation, radiation properties of surfaces, view factor for diffuse radiation, radiation exchange in black and diffuse gray enclosure, spectrally diffuse enclosure surfaces, specularly reflecting surfaces, Radiative transport equation in participating media, radiative properties of molecular gases, approximate solution methods for one dimensional media : Optically thick and optically thin approximations, gas radiation, combined conduction and radiation

Text Books

Same as Reference


1. Incropera, F. P. and DeWitt, D. P., Fundamentals of Heat and Mass Transfer, 7th ed., John Wiley (2011).

2. Jiji, L.M, Heat conduction , 3rd ed., Springer (2009).

3. Hahn, D.W. and O¨ zisik, M.N., Heat conduction, Wiley & Sons (2012).

4. Modest, M. F., Radiation Heat Transfer, 3rd ed., Academic Press (2013).

5. Howell, J.R., Menguc, M.P. and Siegel, R., Thermal Radiation Heat Transfer, 6th ed., CRC Press (2016).