CHBE554: Momentum, heat and mass transfer
Outline of the course outline.pdf
Agenda of lectures agenda.pdf
Introduction to transport phenomena intro.pdf
Lectures notes:
 Lecture 0: Scalars, vectors and tensors: notations, operations, systems of coordinates
 Lecture 1: Viscosity and molecular mechanisms of momentum transport
 Lecture 2: Thermal conductivity and molecular mechanisms of energy transport
 Lecture 3: Diffusivity and molecular mechanisms of mass transport
 Lecture 4: Shell momentum balance and velocity distribution in laminar flows
 Lecture 5: Shell energy balance and temperature distribution in solids and laminar flows
 Lecture 6: Shell mass balance and concentration distribution in solids and laminar flows
 Lecture 7: The equations of change for isothermal systems
 Lecture 8: The equations of change for nonisothermal systems
 Lecture 9: The equations of change for multicomponent systems
 Lecture 10: Velocity distributions with more than one independent variable
 Lecture 11: Temperature distributions with more than one independent variable
 Lecture 12: Concentration profiles with more than one independent variable
 Lecture 13: Introduction to turbulence
 Lecture 14: Friction factors
 Lecture 15: Heat transfer coefficients
 Lecture 16: Mass transfer coefficients
 Lecture 17: Macroscopic momentum transfer
 Lecture 18: Macroscopic energy transfer
Assignments:
 Assignment 0: warmup with mathematical operators, due on Thursday Jan 21st, end of lecture.
Overall easy to moderately difficult, question 9 might be a bit challenging !
 Assignment 1: momentum, heat and mass transfer at the molecular level, due on Tuesday Feb 2nd, end of lecture.
Relatively easy in general.
 Assignment 2: momentum, heat and mass shell balances, due on Tuesday Feb 16th, end of lecture.
General application of what we learnt over lectures 4, 5 and 6.
 Assignment 3: momentum, heat and mass transfer with one or more variables, due on Thursday Mar 17th, end of lecture.
Problems of variable level of difficulty, covering lectures 7 to 12.
Assignments (optional, but good practice for final exam !)
 Assignment 4: momentum, heat and mass transfer coefficients.
Lectures 14, 15 and 16.
 Assignment 5: macroscopic momentum and heat transfer.
Lectures 17 and 18.
Solutions to assignments:
Exams:
 Examples of midterm exams from previous years.
Please note that these exams lasted 2.5hours while ours will last 1hour
and 30min only.
 Examples of final exams: Example1 and Example2 from previous years.
Please note that these exams lasted 3hours while ours will last 2hours only.
