Credits: 3

Description

Prerequisite: ENME331.
The principles of heat transfer. Conduction in solids. Convection. Radiation. Modern measurement techniques. Computer analysis.

Semesters Offered

Fall 2017, Spring 2018, Summer 2018, Fall 2018, Spring 2019, Summer 2019, Fall 2019, Spring 2020

Learning Objectives

  • To provide a physical understanding of conduction, convection and radiation, phase change heat transfer and mass transfer phenomena.
  • To develop a sound methodology enabling the formulation and solution of a broad variety of related engineering problems.

 

Topics Covered

  • Introduction
    • Modes of heat transfer
    • Energy balances
    • Problem solving methodology
    • Units & dimensions
  • Conduction
    • Thermal properties
    • Diffusion equation
    • One and two dimensional steady state
    • Internal generation
    • Extended surfaces
    • Lumped capacitance transient conduction
    • Semi-infinite solid transient conduction
  • Convection
    • Boundary layer concept
    • Dimensional analysis
    • Heat & mass transfer analogy
    • Evaporative cooling
    • External flow convection
    • Cylinders in cross flow
    • Impinging jets
    • Pipe and duct flow
    • Free convection
    • External free convection flows
    • Free convection in channels
    • Free convection in enclosures
    • Mixed convection
    • Convective mass transfer
  • Boiling and condensation
    • Boiling modes
    • Pool boiling
    • Flow boiling
    • Film condensation
    • Dropwise condensation
  • Heat Exchangers
    • Overall Heat Transfer Coefficient
    • LMTD analysis
    • NTU analysis
  • Radiation
    • Radiation intensity
    • Black body radiation
    • Surface emissivity, absorption, reflection, transmission
    • Kirchhoff’s law
    • Gray surfaces
    • View factors
    • Black body radiation exchange
    • Radiation exchange between surfaces

Learning Outcomes

  • an ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering
  • an ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems
  • an ability to work professionally in both thermal and mechanical systems areas

Additional Course Information

Textbook 

T.L. Bergman, A.S. Lavine, F.P. Incropera & D.P. DeWitt, Fundamentals of heat and mass transfer, 7th edition, Wiley, 2011.

Class/Laboratory Schedule 

  • Two 50 minute lectures and one 110 minute lab each week