Academic Catalog


Course Code: 5690311
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 5.0
Department: Mechanical Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. ZAFER DURSUNKAYA
Offered Semester: Fall Semesters.
Prerequisite: Set 1: 5690203
The course set above should be completed before taking ME311 HEAT TRANSFER.

Course Content

1-D steady heat conduction, thermal resistances, extended surfaces. 2-D steady heat conduction, shape factor, finite difference methods. Transient conduction, lumped capacitance method, 1-D transient conduction, product solutions. Boundary layers, laminar and turbulent flow, convective transfer boundary layer equations, dimensionless parameters, Reynolds analogy. External flow, empirical correlations. Internal flow correlations. Free convection.