Heat Transfer

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Course No: MECH.3820; Last Offered: Summer 2024;

Course Description

A calculus-based engineering course providing treatment of the fundamental modes of heat transfer. Topics include: steady-state and transient heat conduction in solids; forced and natural convection; the thermal boundary layer; dimensionless number such as Prandtl, Biot, Nusselt, Rayleigh, and Grashof numbers; Chilton-Colburn analogy; empirical engineering convection relations; thermal radiation heat exchange involving black and non-black body surfaces; extended surfaces (fins); heat exchangers.

Prerequisites & Notes

  • Prerequisites: MECH 3810, 242 Pre-req
  • Special Notes:
  • Credits: 3; Contact Hours: 3

Questions About This Course?

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