Mechanical Engineering Heat TransferMechanical Engineering Introduction and Basic Concepts of Heat Transfer- Definition and importance of heat transfer in mechanical engineering
- Modes of heat transfer: conduction, convection, and radiation
- Basic concepts: temperature, heat, and thermal energy
- Heat transfer mechanisms: molecular conduction, fluid flow, and electromagnetic radiation
Mechanical Engineering Conduction (Heat Conduction Equations and Steady State Heat Conduction)- Fourier's law of heat conduction
- One-dimensional heat conduction equation
- Thermal conductivity and its significance
- Steady state heat conduction in various geometries (slab, cylinder, and sphere)
- Thermal resistance and thermal conductivity calculations
Mechanical Engineering Fins- Introduction to fins and their applications in heat transfer
- Types of fins: rectangular, triangular, and circular
- Fin efficiency and effectiveness
- Fin design and optimization
- Heat transfer enhancement using fins
Mechanical Engineering Transient Heat Conduction- Transient heat conduction equation
- Analytical and numerical solutions for transient heat conduction
- Thermal diffusivity and its significance
- Time constant and time lag in transient heat conduction
- Practical applications of transient heat conduction
Mechanical Engineering Heat Exchangers in Heat Transfer- Introduction to heat exchangers and their importance in thermal systems
- Classification of heat exchangers: parallel flow, counterflow, and cross flow
- Design considerations for heat exchangers
- Effectiveness-NTU method for heat exchanger analysis
- Heat transfer enhancement techniques in heat exchangers
Mechanical Engineering Fundamentals of Thermal Radiation- Introduction to thermal radiation and its properties
- Stefan-Boltzmann law and Wien's displacement law
- Emissivity and absorptivity of surfaces
- Blackbody radiation and graybody radiation
- Radiative heat transfer in various configurations
Mechanical Engineering Fundamentals of Convection Heat Transfer- Introduction to convection heat transfer and its mechanisms
- Newton's law of cooling and convective heat transfer coefficient
- Boundary layer theory and laminar/turbulent flow regimes
- Natural convection and forced convection
- Convective heat transfer correlations and calculations
Mechanical Engineering External Forced Convection Heat Transfer- External flow over flat plates, cylinders, and spheres
- Drag coefficient and Nusselt number calculations
- Flow separation and its effects on convective heat transfer
- Heat transfer enhancement techniques in external forced convection
Mechanical Engineering Internal Forced Convection Heat Transfer- Internal flow in pipes and ducts
- Hydrodynamic and thermal boundary layers
- Fully developed and developing flows
- Friction factor and Nusselt number calculations
- Heat transfer enhancement techniques in internal forced convection
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This course is helpful for the following exams: Mechanical Engineering