20. Computational Techniques for Microscale Heat Transfer

  1. W. J. Minkowycz3,
  2. E. M. Sparrow4 and
  3. J. Y. Murthy5
  1. Da Yu “Robert” Tzou1 and
  2. James C. Dowell Professor2

Published Online: 21 JAN 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470172599.ch20

Handbook of Numerical Heat Transfer, Second Edition

Handbook of Numerical Heat Transfer, Second Edition

How to Cite

Tzou, D. Y. “. and Dowell, J. C. (2000) Computational Techniques for Microscale Heat Transfer, in Handbook of Numerical Heat Transfer, Second Edition (eds W. J. Minkowycz, E. M. Sparrow and J. Y. Murthy), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470172599.ch20

Editor Information

  1. 3

    University of Illinois at Chicago, Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering (MC 251), 842 West Taylor Street, Chicago, IL 60607-7022, USA

  2. 4

    University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, Department of Mechanical Engineering, 111 Church Street, S.E., Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA

  3. 5

    Purdue University, School of Mechanical Engineering, 1288 Mechanical Engineering Building, West Lafavette, IN 47907-1288, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Missouri-Columbia, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Columbia, MO 65211, USA

  2. 2

    Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of Missouri-Columbia, Columbia, Missouri, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 JAN 2009
  2. Published Print: 22 DEC 2000

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471348788

Online ISBN: 9780470172599

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Keywords:

  • microscale heat transfer;
  • phonon scattering;
  • anomalous diffusion;
  • thermal lagging;
  • semianalytical methods

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Heat Equations in Microscale Heat Transfer

  • Thermal Lagging

  • Semianalytical Methods

  • Finite Differencing

  • Interfacial Resistance

  • Conclusion

  • Appendix 20.1 Riemann Sum Approximation by Mathematica [36], The Use of Eq. (20.36) in Eq. (20.35)

  • Appendix 20.2 Difference-Differential Equations Solved by Mathematica [36], Eqs. (20.53) and (20.54)

  • Nomenclature

  • References