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The course focuses on applied momentum and heat transport in engineering problems. It demonstrates how fundamental design equations can be derived for a wide range of real engineering problems (e.g. nuclear fuel rods, radiation shielding, electrical heaters etc). The course makes it clear that engineering is the art of applying mathematics to the real world and develops the tools required to tackle a wide range of engineering challenges.
The analytical results of transport phenomena are demonstrated in simple systems before discussing more complex systems, such as boiling and condensation, which require the use of semi-empirical correlations to solve.
|First Sub Session
|10 credits (5 ECTS credits)
The theory of transport phenomena is introduced through the constitutive relationships and general balance equations. All of these concepts are introduced in vector and index notation to familiarise the students with 3D problems. These tools are then applied to simple three-dimensional problems in momentum and mass transfer. The course includes the fundamentals of incompressible flow, non-Newtonian flow, multiphase flow, forced/natural convection heat transfer, boiling, radiation and condensation.
Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.
8x weekly online tests (12.5% each)
There are no assessments for this course.
|ILO’s for this course are available in the course guide.