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ME 407 - Heat Transfer: General/Basic Knowledge

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Q: What is convection?

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

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  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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