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ME 407 - Heat Transfer: General/Basic Knowledge

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General/Basic Information

If you're looking for: Definitions, basic/introductory explanations of concepts.

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Example of question:

Q: What is convection?

A: The transfer of heat from one place to another by the movement of fluids...

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Mini-Exercise

Use the library webpage (library.njit.edu) to answer questions

  1. What is heat transfer and how does it differ from thermodynamics?
  2. What are the three mechanisms of heat transfer?
  3. What is thermal resistance (or R-value)?

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