Available in 2017

Course handbook

Description

Students learn the fundamental principles of transport phenomena and how they can use them to solve engineering problems. The course, which nicely blends physical and mathematical concepts, provides an excellent support to the students for expanding/developing the analytical skills built on previous knowledge of mathematics and physics.


Availability2017 Course Timetables

Callaghan

  • Semester 1 - 2017

UoN Singapore

  • Trimester 2 - 2017 (Singapore)

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of the course students will be able to:

1. Demonstrate an understanding the principles of transport of mass, momentum and heat.

2. Describe transport processes.

3. Write transport equations.

4. Solve engineering problems.

5. Assess the plausibility of his/her solution.


Content

The course covers various topics including:

  1. Boundary layers
  2. Pipe flows
  3. Momentum equations
  4. Dimensional analysis
  5. Heat transfer phenomena - conduction, convention and radiation

Assumed knowledge

The students are assumed to have completed their basic course in Thermofluids and Ordinary and Partial Differential Equations.


Assessment items

Written Assignment: Written Assignment

Quiz: Quizzes

Report: Lab Exercise and Written Report


Contact hours

Callaghan and UoN Singapore

Lecture

Face to Face On Campus 4 hour(s) per Week for Full Term

Tutorial

Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term