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MECH 346 Heat Transfer (3 credits)

Offered by: Mechanical Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)


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 2012, Winter 2013

Instructors: Bantwal Baliga (Fall) Andrew J Higgins (Winter)

  • (3-1-5)
  • Prerequisites: MECH 240 or BREE 301, MECH 331 or BREE 305, MATH 271 or BREE 319