A Heat Transfer Textbook, 4th edition

John H. Lienhard IV, University of Houston
John H. Lienhard V, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

This introduction to heat and mass transfer, oriented toward engineering students, may be downloaded without charge. The ebook is fully illustrated, typeset in searchable pdf format, with internal and external links.

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File details: 24 MB pdf file, 8.5x11 inch format (21.6 x 28.0 cm), 766 pages
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Currently posted version: 2.12 (15 July 2018).

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We have not prepared a solutions manual for the 4th edition.