Heat Transfer

Mechanical Engineering
5 ECTS; 2º Ano, 2º Semestre, 15,0 T + 15,0 PL + 30,0 TP + 3,50 OT

Lecturer
- Diogo Gomes Almeida Chambel Lopes

Prerequisites
Not applicable.

Objectives
Understanding of heat transfer phenomena, working principle and mechanisms.
Establishing fundamental equations and boundary conditions for typical simplifying assumptions conduction problems, convection and radiation.
Structure problem solving.

Program
1. Introduction.
2. Heat conduction equation.
3. Steady heat conduction.
4. Unsteady heat conduction.
5. Heat convection.
6. Heat exchangers.
7. Radiation heat transfer.

Evaluation Methodology
Two tests during the semester (40% + 40%) or a final exam (80% of final grade).
One or two items of coursework (20% of final grade).
Minimum approval grade of 10/20.

Bibliography
- Çengel, Y. e Ghajar, A. (2015). Heat and mass transfer: fundamentals & applications. EUA: McGraw-Hill

Method of interaction
Tutorials with the aid of datashow and exercise solving and laboratory classes.

Software used in class
Not applicable.