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Lecture# Thermal Effects

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This lecture covers topics related to thermal effects, including heat exchangers, heat transfer at liquid-solid interfaces, metabolic rates in organisms, energy consumption in insects, and dynamics of thermal effects. It discusses the Nusselt number, heat transmission coefficients, longitudinal conductivity correction in heat exchangers, and Kleiber's law. The instructor presents concepts such as the ratio of convective to conductive heat transfer, volumetric thermal power, and the relationship between metabolic rate and mass. Additionally, it explores the metabolic rates of flying insects, energy consumption during flight, and the dynamics of thermal effects in systems. Various scaling laws and simulations in micro and nanosystems are also discussed.

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