Toward An Accurate Understanding Of Radiative Heat Transfer In Advanced Nuclear Reactors
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Jonathan is a professional engineer with a demonstrated history of working in risk assessment and radiation heat transfer. Skilled in PRA, CAFTA, FTIR, COMSOL, MATLAB, Radiation Safety, Visual Basic for Applications (VBA), and materials characterization.

                       

Toward An Accurate Understanding Of Radiative Heat Transfer In Advanced Nuclear Reactors

Heat transfer is governed by three mechanisms: conduction, convection, and thermal radiation. Conventionally, thermal radiation is often neglected in heat transfer analyses since, under most practical circumstances, its contribution is negligible compared to that of conduction or convection. However, at times, thermal radiation can be a significant or even predominant form of heat transfer, such as in high-temperature systems or in outer space. The capacity of a surface to emit heat via thermal radiation is based on its property known...

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