Fundamentals of Momentum, Heat, and Mass Transfer – James R. Welty – 5th Edition


of Momentum, Heat, and Mass Transfer, now in its fifth edition, continues to provide a unified treatment of momentum transfer ( mechanics), heat transfer, and mass transfer. This new edition has been updated to include more coverage of modern topics such as biomedical/biological applications as well as an added separations topic on membranes. Additionally, the fifth edition will focus on an explicit problem-solving methodology that is thoroughly and consistently implemented throughout the text.

Designed for undergraduates taking phenomena or transfer and rate process courses.

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  • Chapter 1: Introduction to Momentum Transfer
    Chapter 2: Fluid Statics
    Chapter 3: Description of a Fluid in Motion
    Chapter 4: Conservation of Mass: Control-Volume Approach
    Chapter 5: Newton's Second Law of Motion: Control-Volume Approach
    Chapter 6: Conservation of Energy: Control-Volume Approach
    Chapter 7: Shear Stress in Laminar Flow
    Chapter 8: Analysis of a Differential Fluid Element in Laminar Flow
    Chapter 9: Differential Equations of Fluid Flow
    Chapter 10: Inviscid Fluid Flow
    Chapter 11: Dimensional Analysis and Similitude
    Chapter 12: Viscous Flow
    Chapter 13: Flow in Closed Conduits
    Chapter 14: Fluid Machinery
    Chapter 15: Fundamentals of Heat Transfer
    Chapter 16: Differential Equations of Heat Transfer
    Chapter 17: Steady-State Conduction
    Chapter 18: Unsteady-State Conduction
    Chapter 19: Convective Heat Transfer
    Chapter 20: Convective Heat-Transfer Correlations
    Chapter 21: Boiling and Condensation
    Chapter 22: Heat-Transfer Equipment
    Chapter 23: Radiation Heat Transfer
    Chapter 24: Fundmentals of Mass Transfer
    Chapter 25: Differential Equations of Mass Transfer
    Chapter 26: Steady-State Molecular Diffusion
    Chapter 27: Unsteady-State Molecular Diffusion
    Chapter 28: Convective Mass Transfer
    Chapter 29: Convective Mass Transfer Between Phases
    Chapter 30: Convective Mass-Transfer Correlations
    Chapter 31: Mass-Transfer Equipment

    A. Transformations of the Operators = and =2 to Cylindrical Coordinates
    B. Summary of Differential Vector Operations in Various Coordinate Systems
    C. Symmetry of the Stress Tensor
    D. The Viscous Contribution to the Normal Stress
    E. The Navier-Stokes Equations for Constant b and m in Cartesian, Cylindrical, and Spherical Coordinates
    F. Charts for Solution of Unsteady Transport Problems
    G. Properties of the Standard Atmosphere
    H. Physical Properties of Solids
    I. Physical Properties of Gases and Liquids
    J. Mass-Transfer Diffusion Coefficients in Binary Systems
    K. Lennard-Jones Constants
    L. The Error Function
    M. Standard Pipe Sizes
    N. Standard Tubing Gages
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Badr Sayed Badr
10/10/2016 7:06 am

His books are excellent! They have plenty of example problems in each chapter and solutions to ALL other problems in the back of the book.

Solution Manual
10/10/2016 11:36 pm

Excellent textbook. Just need to study more since the problems is where things get tough and requires a real good understanding just to solve.

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