Transfer processes 311

Module code COP 311
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology
Module content

Momentum transfer. Fluid statics. Control volume approach for conservation of mass, energy, and momentum. Application to pumps and turbines. Navier-Stokes equations, derivation and applications. Laminar and turbulent boundary layer theory. Heat transfer: fundamentals of heat transfer. Differential equations of heat transfer. Steady state conduction. Introduction to unsteady state conduction. Convection heat transfer and the thermal boundary layer. Radiation heat transfer. Mass transfer: fundamentals of mass transfer. Diffusion and the diffusion coefficient. Differential equations of mass transfer. Steady state molecular diffusion in one or more dimensions.

Module credits 16.00
NQF Level 07
Prerequisites WTW 238, (WTW 263)
Contact time 3 tutorials per week, 4 lectures per week
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Chemical Engineering
Period of presentation Semester 1

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