Radiative Heat Transfer



Dr. A.M. Birk Room 202A, McLaughlin 533-2570

Course Description

This course covers the following topics related to heat transfer by thermal radiation: fundamentals of thermal radiation, blackbody thermal radiation, radiative properties of real materials, surface to surface exchange of diffuse radiation, numerical solution of diffuse radiation problems, non-diffuse and specular radiation from surfaces, spectral radiation, radiation with conduction and convection, radiation in absorbing, emitting and scattering media, gas volume radiation, surface-volume radiation, selected applications. Three term hours, lectures. A.M. Birk. 

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