Courses Catalogue

Heat Transfer

COURSE CODE: MEC2102
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 3
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Mechanical Engineering, Bsc
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
STATUS: Core
PROGRAMME TYPE: Undergraduate

Course Description


This course covers Introduction to principles of momentum, heat and mass transfer; and its

application to industrial process.

COURSE JUSTIFICATION/RATIONALE:

This course provides the knowledge to understand the various modes of heat transfer and the basic concept of mass transfer.

COURSE OBJECTIVES

At the end of this course, the student should be able to:

  •   Develop a good understanding of physical principles underlying heat transfer.
  •     Outline the methodology and the quantitative approach of the process engineer and to be able to use this approach in problem-solving.

LEARNING OUTCOMES

A student on completing this course is expected to:

  •    Outline  the  fundamentals  of  heat  transfer  processes  occurring  in  natural  and engineered systems
  •    Apply analytic procedures, numerical  tools  and  problem-solving abilities  to  heat transfer problems.
  •   Outline  and   perform  experimental   measurement   techniques  for   heat   transfer measurements.