The exhaustive list of topics in Conduction And Radiation in which we provide **Help with Homework Assignment** and **Help with Project** is as follows:

**Radiation from a black body:**- Three modes of heat transfer- conduction, convection and radiation. Importance of radiation, Mechanism of radiation, Electromagnetic spectrum.
- Black body, derivation of black body radiation laws from first principles – Planck's law, Stefan Boltzmann law, Wien's displacement law. Universal black body function, F function charts.

**Radiative properties of non-black surfaces:**- Spectral directional emissivity, defintion of total and hemispherical quantities, hemispherical total emissivity.
- Spectral directional absorptivity, Kirchoff law, directional and hemispherical absorptivity, hemispherical total absorptivity.
- Bi-directional reflectivity, bi-hemispherical spectral reflectivity, hemispherical total reflectivity.
- Particiating media and concept of transmissivity, total transmissivity.

**View factors:**- Need for view factors, concept of view factors, mathematical definition.View factor Algebra, Hottel's crossed string method, view factors for 2D surfaces using algebra.
- View factors from 2D surfaces using charts.

**Enclosure analysis:**- Radiosity Irradiation method for gray diffuse enclosures – Problems for 2 and 3 surface enclosures – parallel plate formula, radiation shields, concept of re-radiating surface.

**Gas Radiation:**- Gas radiation – The equation of transfer – derivation Simple solutions to the equation of transfer.
- Mean beam length – Calculation of mean beam length for simple geometries from charts and formula.
- Engineering treatment of gas radiation in enclosures – modified enclosure theory – problems to illustrate the modified enclosure theory.

**conduction:**- Derivation of energy equation for conduction in three dimensions – Initial and boundary conditions. Solution of simple problems in steady state conduction with analytical solutions – Concept of electrical analogy – fin heat transfer and concept of fin efficiency and fin effectiveness.

**Unsteady conduction:**- Biot number – Lumped capacitance formulation – simple problems – unsteady conduction from a semi-infinite solid- solution by similarity transformation method.
- Solution of the general 1D unsteady problem by separation of variables and charts- example problems.

**2D steady conduction and phase change problems:**- Laplace equation – solution by variable separable method – concept of superposition and homogeneous boundary conditions.
- Phase change problems – The Stefan and Neumann problems – analytical solutions.

**Numerical solution of conduction problems:**- Finite difference method – forward, backward and central differences – Discretization for the unsteady heat equation – simple problems.
- Basis ideas of the finite volume method – application to Laplace and Poisson equations.