ME 420 - Intermediate Heat Transfer

Fall 2021

TitleRubricSectionCRNTypeHoursTimesDaysLocationInstructor
Intermediate Heat TransferME420A158135LCD41300 - 1350 M W F  403B2 Engineering Hall Nenad Miljkovic
Wuchen Fu
Intermediate Heat TransferME420ONL70586ONL4 -    Nenad Miljkovic
Wuchen Fu
Intermediate Heat TransferME420ZJU76305LCD41300 - 1350 M W F  403B2 Engineering Hall Nenad Miljkovic
Wuchen Fu

Official Description

Conduction heat transfer, radiation heat transfer, mass transfer, phase change, heat exchangers; numerical methods. Course Information: 4 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. Prerequisite: ME 310 OR TAM 335; ME 320.

Detailed Course Description

Conduction heat transfer, radiation heat transfer, mass transfer, phase change, heat exchangers; numerical methods. Prerequisite: ME 310 and ME 320; or equivalents. 4 undergraduate hours or 4 graduate hours.

TOPICS:

1. Introduction

2. Steady heat conduction: extended surface problems (fins), special functions, multidimensional steady problems, separation of variables and orthogonal functions

3. Unsteady heat conduction: lumped parameter analysis with various boundaries, finite and semi-finite bodies

4. Numerical methods

5. Radiation properties of solids: property definitions, directional and spectral effects

6. Radiant surface exchange: shape factors, diffuse gray analysis, specular analysis

7. Radiant exchange in participating media

8. Mass transfer

9. Condensation and boiling

10. Heat exchangers

ME: MechSE or technical elective.

EM: Possible secondary field, with approval.

Last updated

9/25/2018