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Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The aim of the course is that the students will
learn the
fundamentals of heat transfer, analyze heat
transfer in heat
exchangers and analyze thermal applications.

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is expected to
be able to
1- understand the different modes of heat transfer
2- evaluate the performance of heat exchangers and
different heat transfer equipment.
3- formulate heat transfer problems and perform Lab
experiments in(Conduction, Convection and

Course contents

* Introduction to differential equations
* Introduction to conduction
* One-Dimensional, steady state conduction
* Two-Dimensional, steady state conduction
* Introduction to fluid dynamics and convection
convection, external and internal)
* Free convection
* Heat Exchangers
* Introduction to radiation

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Math 1,Math 2, Math3, Thermodynamics, Mechanics,

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Additional information

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Recommended or required reading

Heat and Mass Transfer
Fundamentals and Applications.
Yunus A. Chengel and Afshin J. Ghajar
5th Edition.

Study activities

  • Lectures - 40 hours
  • Practical exercises - 50 hours
  • Project- and production work/artistic activities - 45 hours
  • - 0 hours


  • Total workload of the course: 135 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 135 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

Exams (written-, oral-, home-)

Assessment requirements

Final exam


Skön Kim


Skön Kim

Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

Until date 2016-03-18

Assessment methods

Date of examination will be announced later - Exams

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