This new volume is written for both practicing engineers who want to refresh their knowledge in the fundamentals of numerical thermal analysis as well as for students of numerical heat transfer.
It is a handy desktop reference that covers all the basics of finite difference, finite element, and control volume methods. In this volume, the author presents a unique hybrid method that combines the best features of finite element modeling and the computational efficiency of finite difference network solution techniques.
It is a robust technique that is used in commercially available software. During his year in industry, the author has instructed engineers in automotive, defense, aerospace, power generation and consumer products industries.
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