Pre-Requisite : ME-604 Conduction and Radiation
Fundamentals of thermal radiation; Radiative transfer without participating media; Radiative transfer with participating media; Governing equations in radiative transfer analysis with participating media; Methods for solving radiative transfer problems - analytic method, Monte Carlo method, zonal method, flux method, P-N approximation, discrete ordinate method, finite element method, discrete transfer method, finite volumet method, collapsed dimension method. Application of numerical methods for solving conjugate radiation, conduction and/or convection problems in 1-D and 2-D Cartesian and axi-symmetric geometry.
 R. Siegel and J. R. Howell, Thermal Radiation Heat Transfer, 3rd edition, Taylor and Francis, 1992.
 M. F. Modest, Radiative Heat Transfer, McGraw-Hill, 1993.
 M. N. Ozisik, Radiative Transfer and Interactions with Conduction and Convection, John Wiley & Sons, 1973.