# Radiative heat transfer in participating media — A review

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This paper presents an overview of various exact analytic and approximate numerical methods for the solution of radiative heat transfer problems in participating media. Review of each method is followed by its strengths and limitations. Importance of radiative heat transfer analysis and difficulties in the solution of radiative transfer problems have been emphasized.

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Radiation participating media radiative transfer equation## References

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