ME 6302: Convection Heat Transfer

Offered Every Spring

Credit Hours: 3-0-3
Prerequisites: ME 3345 or equivalent, or with the consent of the instructor
Catalog Description: Convection (forced and free) in laminar and turbulent, internal and external flows. Analogy between momentum, and heat transfer. Scaling laws and modeling.
Textbooks: William M. Kays, Michael E. Crawford, and Bernhard Weigand, Convective Heat & Mass Transfer, 4th Edition, McGraw Hill, 2004.
Instructors: Mostafa Ghiaasiaan
Goals: To present students with a rigorous and advanced development of the fundamentals of convective heat transfer and its applications.
Prerequisites by topics: Undergraduate fluid mechanics and heat transfer
  • Governing equations & boundary conditions
  • Laminar Forced and Natural Convection
  • Turbulent Forced and National Convection
  • Phase Change Heat Transfer
  • Computational models in Convective Heat Transfer
  • Hour-Examinations during Semester
  • Computer Usage: Computations needed for homework assignments