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A Heat Transfer Textbook
A Heat Transfer TextbookFourth EditionbyJohn H. Lienhard IVandJohn H. Lienhard VPhlogistonPressCambridgeMassachusetts
Professor John H. Lienhard IVDepartment of Mechanical EngineeringUniversity of Houston4800 Calhoun RoadHouston TX 77204-4792 U.S.A.Professor John H. Lienhard VDepartment of Mechanical EngineeringMassachusetts Institute of Technology77 Massachusetts AvenueCambridge MA 02139-4307 U.S.A.Copyright ©2016 by John H. Lienhard IV and John H. Lienhard VAll rights reservedPlease note that this material is copyrighted under U.S. Copyright Law. Theauthors grant you the right to download and print it for your personal use orfor non-profit instructional use. Any other use, including copying,distributing or modifying the work for commercial purposes, is subject to therestrictions of U.S. Copyright Law. International copyright is subject to theBerne International Copyright Convention.The authors have used their best efforts to ensure the accuracy of themethods, equations, and data described in this book, but they do notguarantee them for any particular purpose. The authors and publisher offerno warranties or representations, nor do they accept any liabilities withrespect to the use of this information. Please report any errata to the authors.Lienhard, John H., 1930–A heat transfer textbook / John H. Lienhard IV andJohn H. Lienhard V — 4th ed. — Cambridge, MA :Phlogiston Press, c2016Includes bibliographic references and index.1. Heat—Transmission2. Mass TransferI. Lienhard, John H., V, 1961–II. TitleTJ260.L445 2016Published by Phlogiston PressCambridge, Massachusetts, U.S.A.This book was typeset in Lucida Bright and Lucida New Math fonts (designedby Bigelow & Holmes) using LATEX under the TEXShop System.For updates and information, visit:This copy is:Version2.04datedAugust7,2016
PrefaceFrom the first edition ofA Heat Transfer Textbookin 1981, this bookwas meant to serve students as they set out to understand heat trans-fer in its many aspects.Whether the reader studies independently orin a classroom is beside the point, since learning (in either case) meansformulating and surmounting one’s own questions. Where the book suc-ceeds, it will be because students encounter a series of “Oh, now I see!”moments.The original edition went through several printings and was followedin 1987 by more printings of a second edition—this time with a newchapter on Mass Transfer by John H. Lienhard V who had played onlya minor role in John H. Lienhard IV’s first edition.After that, we eachbecame involved in other pursuits and were unable to prepare the neededthird edition. So the book went out of print.In the late 1990s, we developed a third edition which we decided todistribute free of charge on the Internet. We obtained funding from theDell Star Program, did major updating, and posted it in 2000 as a partof MIT’s then new OpenCourseWare initiative.In that form, the bookunderwent many subsequent revisions and changes as we moved to keep

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