Heat transfer 410

Module code MTV 410
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology
Module content

Introduction to basic thermodynamic heat transfer concepts. Conduction (steady state and transient), heat resistance networks. Conduction in two dimensions. Convective heat transfer: forced convection (external and internal), natural convection. Boiling and condensation. Thermal radiation. Heat exchangers: classification, Parallel flow and counterflow heat exchangers; double-pass, multi-pass and cross-flow heat exchangers; LMTD method, Effectiveness-NTU method, selection of heat exchangers. Experimental techniques in heat transfer.

Module credits 16.00
NQF Level 08
Prerequisites No prerequisites.
Contact time 1 practical per week, 3 lectures per week
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering
Period of presentation Semester 1

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