Fall 2011 - Summer 2012
Mechanical Engineering : Basic concepts and overview. Steady and unsteady heat conduction. Fin Theory. Convective heat transfer: governing equations; dimensionless parameters; analogy between momentum and heat transfer. Design correlations for forced, natural, and mixed convection. Heat exchangers. Radiative heat transfer: black- and gray-body radiation; shape factors; enclosure theory. Thermal engineering design project.
Terms: Fall 2011, Winter 2012
Instructors: Bantwal Baliga (Fall) Laurent B Mydlarski (Winter)