Nanoscale Energy Transport and Conversion: A Parallel Treatment of Electrons, Molecules, Phonons, and Photons / Edition 1

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This is a graduate level textbook in nanoscale heat transfer and energy conversion that can also be used as a reference for researchers in the developing field of nanoengineering. It provides a comprehensive overview of microscale heat transfer, focusing on thermal energy storage and transport. Chen broadens the readership by incorporating results from related disciplines, from the point of view of thermal energy storage and transport, and presents related topics on the transport of electrons, phonons, photons, and molecules. This book is part of the MIT-Pappalardo Series in Mechanical Engineering.

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"This book is designed as a senior- or graduate-level course resource and will also serve as a reference for practicing engineers and researchers."—CHOICE
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780195159424
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
  • Publication date: 2/28/2005
  • Series: MIT-Pappalardo Series in Mechanical Engineering Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 560
  • Sales rank: 1,238,083
  • Product dimensions: 9.30 (w) x 6.40 (h) x 1.30 (d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction
2. Material Waves and Energy Quantization
3. Energy States in Solids
4. Statistical Thermodynamics and Thermal Energy Storage
5. Energy Transfered by Waves
6. Particle Description of Transport Processes: Classical Laws
7. Classical Size Effects
8. Energy Conversion and Coupled Transport Processes
9. Liquids in Their Interfaces
10. Molecular Dynamics Simulation
Appendix A: Homogeneous Semiconductors
Appendix B: Semiconductor p-n Junctions
Index
Units and Their Conversions
Physical Constants

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