Heat Transfer

Heat Transfer

  • Course code

    ME 311

  • L-T-P-C


  • Syllabus


  • Eligible Programmes


  • Heat Transfer

    Pre-requisite: ME 211 Thermodynamics or Equivalent

    Modes of heat transfer; Conduction: 1-D and 2-D steady conduction; 1-D unsteady conduction-Lumped capacitance and analytical methods; Fins, Convection: fundamentals, order of magnitude analysis of momentum and energy equations; hydrodynamic and thermal boundary layers; dimensional analysis; free and forced convection; external and internal flows; heat transfer with phase change, Radiation: Stefan-Boltzmann law; Planck’s law; emissivity and absorptivity; radiant exchange between black surfaces, Heat exchangers: LMTD and NTU methods.

    [1] F. P. Incropera and D. P. Dewitt, Fundamentals of Heat and Mass Transfer, John Wiley and Sons, 2009.
    [2] J. P. Holman, Heat Transfer, McGraw Hill, 2007.

    [1] M. N. Ozisik, Heat Transfer-A Basic Approach, McGraw Hill, 1985.
    [2] A. Bejan, Convective Heat Transfer, John Wiley and Sons, 2004.
    [3] F. Kreith and M. S. Von, Principles of Heat Transfer, Brook and Cole Publication, 2001.