A finite difference scheme with fourth order Runge-Kutta method is employed to determine the unsteady state temperature distribution in a plane slab with uniform heat generation. The plane slab is insulated on one face and subjected to convective and radiative cooling at the other face. The plane slab has a uniform initial temperature and the ambient environment as well as the fluid temperatures are assumed to be constant. Heat conduction is considered to be one dimensional. Results are presented in dimensionless charts over a wide range of parameters.