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Ano Letivo: 2013/14

Mestrado em Tecnologia Química

Complements of Transport Phenomena

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Publication in the Diário da República: Despacho nº 10765/2011 - 30/08/2011

6 ECTS; 1º Ano, 1º Semestre, 30,0 T + 30,0 TP

- Dina Maria Ribeiro Mateus
- Henrique Joaquim de Oliveira Pinho

Knowledge of integration and differentiation concepts and techniques as well as of numerical methods.

The students should be able to apply the concepts of heat and mass transfer in the design of equipment used in chemical technology.

1. Fundamentals of heat transfer; 2. Temperature and heat flow distributions; 3. Turbulent energy flow equations 4. Fundamentals of mass transfer; 5. Concentration and mass flow distributions; 6. Continuity equations for turbulent flows; 7. Analogies and models to predict mass transfer coefficients; 8. Dispersion; 9. Applications.

Evaluation Methodology
One or two written tests (70% of final grade) and one group assignment(30% of final grade).

- Lightfoot, E. e Stewart, W. e Bird, R. (2002). Transport Phenomena. New York: John Wiley & Sons
- Mateus, D. (2009). Fundamentos de Transferência de Calor. Tomar: Instituto Politécnico de Tonar
- Pinho, H. (0). Apontamentos de CFT. Acedido em 10 de janeiro de 2010 em www.e-learning.ipt.pt

Teaching Method
Lectures and demonstrations supported by the resolution of practical cases. Theoretical and practical sessions focused on problem solving.

Software used in class
As the theme of work to be done within the discipline it may be convenient to use a spreadsheet, or mathematical applications like Matlab or Octave.




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