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Convection, Conduction, and Radiation: The Different Heat Transfer Mechanism

Convection, Conduction, and Radiation: The Different Heat Transfer Mechanism

Written by David

March 9, 2019

Heat transfer is a concept that affects our everyday lives, various industrial processes, and the whole universe as we know it. From exploding stars to power generation down to you making your breakfast every morning, heat transfer is a fundamental law of nature that is as crucial to us as the air we breathe. It’s also easy to see how heat transfer plays a role in our favorite 3D printing hobby. There are three mechanisms of heat transfer, namely conduction, convection, and radiation. We probably encounter each one of these in our daily lives. Each one of these mechanisms is even exhibited in our small desktop 3D printers. How do they work and what’s their relevance to our hobby? What is heat transfer? In understanding heat transfer, we must first recognize as heat as merely another form of energy. Energy can take many forms and can be converted from […]

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