Karp, Alan H. IBM Scientific Center, Palo Alto, California.
Last reviewed:January 2020
- Physical processes
- Equation of radiative transfer
- Scattering dominated problems
- Radiation and atomic physics
- Complicated geometries
- Related Primary Literature
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The study of the propagation of energy by radiative processes; it is also called radiation transport. Radiation is one of the three mechanisms by which energy moves from one place to another, the other two being conduction and convection. See also: Electromagnetic radiation; Heat transfer
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