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Porous flow 420


 
Module code MAN 420
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology
Module content

Flow through porous media is relevant to applications such as internal combustion engines, thermal insulation engineering, electronics cooling, filtration, water movement in geothermal reservoirs, heat pipes, underground spreading of chemical waste, nuclear waste repository, geothermal engineering, grain storage, enhanced recovery of petroleum reservoirs and biological science. Introduction to the physical models used in the study of fluid flow and heat transfer in porous materials. Understanding of the transport mechanisms.

Module credits 16.00
Prerequisites No prerequisites.
Contact time 1 practical per week, 3 lectures per week
Language of tuition English
Academic organisation Mechanical and Aeronautical En
Period of presentation Semester 2

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