Heat and Mass Transfer: A Practical Approach – Yunus Cengel – 3rd Edition


With complete coverage of the basic principles of heat transfer and a broad range of applications in a flexible format, Heat and Mass Transfer: A Practical Approach provides the perfect blend of fundamentals and applications.

The text provides a highly intuitive and practical understanding of the material by emphasizing the physics and the underlying physical phenomena involved.

Key: Text covers the standard topics of heat transfer with an emphasis on physics and real-world every day applications, while de-emphasizing the intimidating heavy mathematical aspects. This approach is designed to take advantage of students’ intuition, making the learning process easier and more engaging. Key: The new edition will add helpful web-links for students.

Key: 50% of the Homework Problems including design, computer, essay, lab-type, and FE problems are new or revised to this edition. Using a reader-friendly approach and a conversational writing style, the book is self-instructive and entertains while it teaches. It shows that highly technical matter can be communicated effectively in a simple yet precise language.

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Table of Contents

1 Introduction and Basic Concepts
2 Heat Conduction Equation
3 Steady Heat Conduction
4 Transient Heat Conduction
5 Numerical Methods in Heat Conduction
6 Fundamentals of Convection
7 External Forced Convection
8 Internal Forced Convection
9 Natural Convection
10 Boiling and Condensation
11 Heat Exchangers
12 Fundamentals of Thermal Radiation
13 Radiation Heat Transfer
14 Mass Transfer

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Wajid Ullah
01/02/2016 11:48 am

What I expected. thank you

Ahmed Hapash
01/02/2016 2:05 pm

Does an decent job at explaining the topics. I mostly use the formulas in the chapter summaries and the tables in the back.

Islam Mohamed Sherif
01/02/2016 2:35 pm

Great website, excellent resource.

Ahmed Hapash
01/02/2016 2:51 pm

This book was necessary for my class.

Islam Mohamed Sherif
01/02/2016 2:55 pm

Example problems in the book can take up several pages showing the majority of steps needed, and can be easily be applied to homework problems in the chapter. Easy read and understandable.

Ahmed Hapash
01/02/2016 3:00 pm

A staple of a book for any engineering discipline.

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