ME-469 / 4 credits

Teacher: Tagliabue Giulia

Language: English


Summary

In this course we study heat transfer (and energy conversion) from a microscopic perspective. This allows us to understand why classical laws (i.e. Fourier Law) are what they are and what are their limits of validity . We will then discuss emerging opprotunities in nanoscale devices.

Content

Assessment methods

  • Mid-term Exam 30%
  • Project Report (mid-term submission) 30%
  • Final Assignment (end-of-semester submission) 40%

In the programs

  • Semester: Spring
  • Exam form: During the semester (summer session)
  • Subject examined: Nano-scale heat transfer
  • Lecture: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Exercises: 1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Project: 1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Semester: Spring
  • Exam form: During the semester (summer session)
  • Subject examined: Nano-scale heat transfer
  • Lecture: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Exercises: 1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Project: 1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Semester: Spring
  • Exam form: During the semester (summer session)
  • Subject examined: Nano-scale heat transfer
  • Lecture: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Exercises: 1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Project: 1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks

Reference week

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