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
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Application Deadlines

  •  08 Jan 2024

    Spring Quarter applications due

  •  01 Apr 2024

    Summer Quarter applications due

  •  08 Jul 2024

    Fall Quarter applications due

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Academic Calendar

  •  09 Oct 2023

    Columbus Day (holiday)

  •  24 Oct 2023

    Shift day: treat as Friday class schedule

  •  10 Nov 2023

    Veteran's Day (holiday)

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