ME 411 - Viscous Flow & Heat Transfer

Fall 2021

Viscous Flow & Heat TransferAE412A29800LCD41000 - 1150 T R  112 Transportation Building M Quinn Brewster
Viscous Flow & Heat TransferAE412ONL62174ONL4 -    M Quinn Brewster
Viscous Flow & Heat TransferME411A36858LCD41000 - 1150 T R  112 Transportation Building M Quinn Brewster
Viscous Flow & Heat TransferME411ONL62173ONL4 -    M Quinn Brewster
Viscous Flow & Heat TransferME411ZJU76356ONL41000 - 1150 T R    M Quinn Brewster

Official Description

Course Information: Same as AE 412. See AE 412.

Detailed Course Description

Momentum and thermal transport in wall boundary-layer and free shear flows, solutions to the Navier-Stokes equations for heat conducting laminar and turbulent shear flows; similarity concepts; thermal boundary layers in ducts and high-speed aerodynamic boundary layers. Same as AE 412 and TAM 438.. Prerequisite: AE 311 or ME 310 or equivalent. Credit: 4 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours.


1. Conservation Principles - mass, momentum, and energy

2. Some limiting exact solutions

3. Thermal and Momentum shear layers

4. Heat Transfer: Laminar flow inside smooth tubes

5. Heat Transfer: Turbulent flow inside smooth tubes

6. Flows over bodies with curvature

7. Closure

ME: MechSE or technical elective.

EM: Possible secondary field, with approval.

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