University of Michigan - Shanghai Jiao Tong University Joint Institute


Vm335: Heat Transfer

Course description: Heat transfer by conduction, convection, radiation; heat storage, energy conservation; steady-state/transient conduction heat transfer; thermal circuit modeling; multidimensional conduction; surface radiation properties, enclosure radiation exchange; surface convection/fluid streams over objects, nondimensional numbers, laminar, turbulent, thermobuoyant flow, boiling and condensation; heat exchangers; design of thermal systems, solvers for problem-solving/design.
Credit hours: 3 credits
Pre-requisites: Vm 320 
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