ME-341 / 4 credits

Teacher: Tagliabue Giulia

Language: English


Summary

This course covers fundamentals of heat transfer and applications to practical problems. Emphasis will be on developing a physical and analytical understanding of conductive, convective, and radiative heat transfer.

Content

Keywords

Heat transfer, conduction, convection, thermal radiation

Learning Prerequisites

Recommended courses

 

  • Incompressible fluid mechanics
  • Thermodynamics and Energetics I

 

Important concepts to start the course

  • Boundary layer concept
  • Open and closed systems energy balance
  • Internal energy and enthalpy concepts

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the student must be able to:

  • Model Systems involving heat transfer in various forms
  • Explain and apply the concepts of heat and mass transfer, E3
  • Design and calculate heat exchangers, E14
  • Compute temperature profiles and heat transfer rates

Teaching methods

The course is organized with lectures and problem working sessions

Assessment methods

Written exam

Supervision

Assistants Yes

Resources

Bibliography

The reference book for the course is:

Fundamentals of Heat and Mass Transfer 6th Edition- by Frank P. Incropera (Author), David P. DeWitt (Author), Theodore L. Bergman (Author), Adrienne S. Lavine (Author)

An alternative reference book is "A Heat Transfer Textbook" : John H. Lienhard IV and John H. Lienhard V, http://web.mit.edu/lienhard/www/ahtt.html

Ressources en bibliothèque

In the programs

  • Semester: Spring
  • Exam form: Written (summer session)
  • Subject examined: Heat and mass transfer
  • Lecture: 3 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Exercises: 1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Semester: Spring
  • Exam form: Written (summer session)
  • Subject examined: Heat and mass transfer
  • Lecture: 3 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Exercises: 1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Semester: Spring
  • Exam form: Written (summer session)
  • Subject examined: Heat and mass transfer
  • Lecture: 3 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Exercises: 1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Semester: Spring
  • Exam form: Written (summer session)
  • Subject examined: Heat and mass transfer
  • Lecture: 3 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Exercises: 1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks

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