Heat Transfer

Course #ME3150

Est.imated Completion Time: 3 months


Introduction to the various modes of heat transfer and their engineering applications. Steady and unsteady conduction using thermal circuit analogs and analytical techniques. External and internal forced convection, fundamentals and correlations. External natural convection. Boiling. Condensation. Heat exchanger, boiler and condenser analysis including design problems. Thermal radiation, spectra, view factors and material properties.

Included in degrees & certificates

  • 572


  • MA3132
  • ME2101
  • ME2201

Learning Outcomes

At the completion of the course students will be able to:

  • Understand the three modes of Heat Transfer.
  • Design and analyze the performance of devices that involve conductive heat transfer.
  • Find heat transfer coefficients for forced convection heat transfer using appropriate empirical relationships, as applied to heat transfer in laminar and turbulent flows on external and internal surfaces.
  • Calculate radiative heat transfer between surfaces.
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Application Deadlines

  •  08 Jul 2024

    Fall Quarter applications due

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