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Boundary Layer Flow Solution

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Boundary Layer for Flow Past a Wedge The Blausius boundary layer velocity solution is a special case of a larger class of problems for flow over a wedge, as shown in the following figure.

Derivation of Planck's Law

About this page This page provides a brief derivation of Planck’s law from basic statistical principles. For more information, the reader is referred to the textbook by Rybicki and Lightman (Radiative Processes in Astrophysics, Wiley, 2004) [1]. The reader might also find interest in the...

ZT to COP Thermoelectric CDF Tool

Conversion of ZT of a Thermoelectric to Refrigeration COP The tool below is based on the Mathematical Computable Document Format (CDF). Please download the required, free plug-in here:

Fin Temperature CDF Tool

Calculation of Fin Temperature for Adiabatic Tip and Infinite Fins The following CDF tool calculates the normalized fin temperature (θ(x) / θbase for two cases: Case 1: Adiabatic fin tip Case 2: Infinitely long fin We use the conventional definition of the fin eigenvalue m:

CDF Tools for Heat Transfer

This page contains a directory of sub-pages that use Mathematica-based embedded CDF tools for solving analytical problems in heat transfer. To download the required, free CDF player here, http://www.wolfram.com/cdf-player/ 1D Transient Heat Conduction CDF Tool a TCAD Lab ABACUS—Introduction...

1D Transient Heat Conduction CDF Tool

Analytic Solution for 1D Transient Heat Conduction The problem geometry and boundary conditions are shown below. An initially isothermal (Tinitial) semi-infinite medium is suddenly subject to a surface temperature Th.

Notes on the quantum of thermal conductance

The following is a dump from LaTex, just to see what happens… begin{abstract} In this module we derive the quantum of thermal conductance, and along the way, concepts related to phonon density of states and spatial dimensionality are discussed and applied. The end result is a simple...