This course will introduce the concepts of fluid flow, heat transfer and mass transfer with behavior and processing of engineering materials as the focus.
Week1: Mathematical foundations of transport phenomena, introduction to subscript notation & tensors Week2: Control volume formulation and concept of balance Week3: Navier-Stokes equations, exact solutions for simple geometries Week4: Friction factors, empirical relations in fluid flow Week5: Application of fluid flow solutions to materials processing Week6: Governing equations for heat transfer, problem statements Week7: Exact solutions for heat transfer problems Week8: Empirical correlations, heat transfer coupled with fluid flow
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