|Course code MECH3700||Units 10||Level 3000||Faculty of Engineering and Built EnvironmentSchool of Engineering|
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 expending/developing the analytical skills built on previous knowledge of mathematics and physics.
Available in 2015
|Objectives||The objectives of the course are to develop the expertise of students in the following areas:|
1. The student gain an understanding the principles of transport of mass, momentum, and heat.
2. The student can write the transport equations.
3. The student can describe transport processes.
4. The student can solve problems.
5. The student can 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
|Replacing Course(s)||Not Applicable|
|Assumed Knowledge||The students are assumed to have completed their basic course in Thermofluids and Ordinary and Partial Differential Equations.|
|Modes of Delivery||Flexible Delivery / Student Centred Learning|
|Contact Hours||Lecture: for 4 hour(s) per Week for Full Term|
Tutorial: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
|Timetables||2015 Course Timetables for MECH3700|