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Fundamentals of Momentum, Heat and Mass Transfer, 6th Edition



Fundamentals of Momentum, Heat and Mass Transfer, 6th Edition

James Welty, Gregory L. Rorrer, David G. Foster

ISBN: 978-1-118-80427-8 January 2014 768 Pages


Fundamentals of Momentum, Heat and Mass Transfer, 6th Edition provides a unified treatment of momentum transfer (fluid mechanics), heat transfer and mass transfer. The new edition has been updated to include more modern examples, problems, and illustrations with real world applications. The treatment of the three areas of transport phenomena is done sequentially. The subjects of momentum, heat, and mass transfer are introduced, in that order, and appropriate analysis tools are developed.

Chapter 1: Introduction to Momentum Transfer

Chapter 2: Fluid Statics

Chapter 3: Description of a Fluid in Motion

Chapter 4: Conservation of Mass: Control-Volume Approach

Chapter 5: Newton's Second Law of Motion: Control-Volume Approach

Chapter 6: Conservation of Energy: Control-Volume Approach

Chapter 7: Shear Stress in Laminar Flow

Chapter 8: Analysis of a Differential Fluid Element in Laminar Flow

Chapter 9: Differential Equations of Fluid Flow

Chapter 10: Inviscid Fluid Flow

Chapter 11: Dimensional Analysis and Similitude

Chapter 12: Viscous Flow

Chapter 13: Flow in Closed Conduits

Chapter 14: Fluid Machinery

Chapter 15: Fundamentals of Heat Transfer

Chapter 16: Differential Equations of Heat Transfer

Chapter 17: Steady-State Conduction

Chapter 18: Unsteady-State Conduction

Chapter 19: Convective Heat Transfer

Chapter 20: Convective Heat-Transfer Correlations

Chapter 21: Boiling and Condensation

Chapter 22: Heat-Transfer Equipment

Chapter 23: Radiation Heat Transfer

Chapter 24: Fundamentals of Mass Transfer

Chapter 25: Differential Equations of Mass Transfer

Chapter 26: Steady-State Molecular Diffusion

Chapter 27: Unsteady-State Molecular Diffusion

Chapter 28: Convective Mass Transfer

Chapter 29: Convective Mass Transfer Between Phases

Chapter 30: Convective Mass Transfer Correlations

Chapter 31: Mass-Transfer Equipment

  • Additional pedagogy, in the form of more examples, new problems and updated illustrations
  • Updated chapters on mass transfer and molecular diffusion
  • Applications of engineering science fundamentals have changed in many ways since the first edition was published. The text now covers devices such as inkjet printers, macro- and micro-scale chemical reactors, and a myriad of biological and physical processes that were once unheard of. These and other applications are considered in the sixth edition however the fundamentals of momentum, heat, and mass transport used in analyzing these processes remain unchanged.
  • Consistent approach to transport processes.
  • Easy-to-understand descriptions of basic principles.
  • clear methodology for solving fundamentally based problems.
  • Extensive tables of physical properties of solids, liquids, and gases.
  • This text is intended for use by sophomore- or junior-level engineering students whose technical interests require an understanding of transport phenomena.