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Basic concepts of heat transfer, units, dimensions, exchange mechanism. Steady-state conduction, multi-dimensional conduction. Structure of boundary layers. Internal and external laminar and turbulent forced convection. Heat exchanger design. Radiative heat transfer. Dimensional analysis. Modelling of turbomachines and thermal systems. Experiments and heat transfer measurements. Utilisation of energy, availability - open and closed systems; generalised thermodynamic relations; kinetic theory of gases; non-reactive ideal gas mixtures. Combustion, chemical equilibrium, chemical kinetics and emission control. Compressible flow.

Study Level


Offering Terms

Term 2



Delivery Mode

Fully on-site

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Conditions for Enrolment

Prerequisite: (ENGG2500 OR MMAN2600) AND MMAN2700

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