ME 664 Heat Convection
ME 664 Heat Convection (3). Prerequisite: ME 440. Derivation of equations of mass, momentum, and energy in boundary layers. Solutions of laminar and turbulent flow problems. Computer applications.
Prerequisites by Topic
- Basic principles of thermodynamics, fluid mechanics, and heat transfer
- Ordinary differential equations
- Some knowledge of partial differential equations
Kays and Crawford, Convective Heat and Mass Transfer, Third Edition, McGraw-Hill, 1993.
E.G. Brehob, Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering.
This course is designed to acquaint graduate professional students in Mechanical Engineering with selected topics in convection heat transfer--in particular, the basics of convection heat transfer including solutions to related problems in engineering science and design.
- Conservation equations of mass, momentum, energy (6 classes)
- Forced convection boundary layer equations (3 classes)
- Exact solutions for laminar flow forced convection (6 classes)
- Integral solutions for laminar flow forced convection (6 classes)
- Laminar duct flow, forced convection (3 classes)
- Natural convection boundary layer equation (3 classes)
- Solutions for laminar flow natural convection (3 classes)
- Turbulent flow forced convection heat transfer (6 classes)
- Change in phase heat transfer-boiling and condensation (4 classes)
- Examinations (2 classes and 2½ hours)
Various analysis software packages.
Three 50 minute sessions per week devoted to lecture, discussion, and problem solving.
Professional Component Contribution
Engineering science: 3 credits.
Relationship to Program Objectives
This course supports Mechanical Engineering program objectives by developing:
- An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering in the field of mechanical engineering.
- An ability to identify, formulate and solve problems in the field of mechanical engineering.
- A recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in, life-long learning in the field of mechanical engineering.
- An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern tools necessary for the practice of mechanical engineering.
Prepared by E.G. Brehob, May 2006