22.342 Convective Processes

Convective Processes

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 3818
Status Active

Internal and external flows with friction, Reynold's number, laminar and turbulent flows. Mathematical development of the hydrodynamic boundary layer. Boundary layer separation and fluid dynamic drag. Flow in pipes. Forced and free convective heat transfer, the thermal boundary layer, Reynolds' analogy, Prandtl and Grashof numbers. Empirical engineering convection relations. Students engage in a design project throughout the term.

Pre/Co-Requisites: Pre-Reqs: 22.341 Conduction & Rad Heat Transfer and 22.381 Fluid Mechanics.