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Transport Processes and Separation Process Principles, Fifth Edition by Daniel H. Lepek, A. Allen Hersel, Christie John Geankoplis

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Chapter 17. Introduction to Radiation Heat Transfer

17.0 Chapter Objectives

On completion of this chapter a student should be able to:

• Calculate radiation heat transfer between black body surfaces

• Calculate radiation heat transfer between from diffuse and grey surfaces

• Evaluate radiation view factors and use approximations given by Kirchoffs Law

17.1 Introduction to Radiation Heat Transfer Concepts

17.1A Introduction and Basic Equation for Radiation

1. Nature of radiant heat transfer. In the preceding sections of the book we have studied conduction and convection heat transfer. In conduction, heat is transferred from one part of a body to another, and the intervening material is heated. In convection, heat is transferred by the actual mixing ...

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