## Topics with syllabus and resources

1 Module 1

1 Module 1

1.01 Introduction

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- Typical heat transfer situations, Modes of heat transfer,
- heat transfer parameters, various thermo physical properties.

1.01 Introduction

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- Typical heat transfer situations, Modes of heat transfer,
- heat transfer parameters, various thermo physical properties.

2 Module 2

2 Module 2

2.01 Conduction

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- Fourier’s law of heat conduction,
- thermal conductivity,
- differential equation of heat conduction with heat generation in unsteady state in the Cartesian coordinate system,
- Boundary and initial conditions,
- Solution to three dimensional steady heat conduction problems,
- Steady heat conduction in plane walls, composite walls,
- Concept of thermal resistance and thermal resistance network,
- Heat conduction in cylinders and spheres,
- Differential equation of heat conduction in cylindrical co-ordinates,
- Conduction through Cylindrical and Spherical composite walls (Derivation NOT INCLUDED for Spherical walls),
- Critical thickness/radius of insulation and its importance.

2.01 Conduction

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- Fourier’s law of heat conduction,
- thermal conductivity,
- differential equation of heat conduction with heat generation in unsteady state in the Cartesian coordinate system,
- Boundary and initial conditions,
- Solution to three dimensional steady heat conduction problems,
- Steady heat conduction in plane walls, composite walls,
- Concept of thermal resistance and thermal resistance network,
- Heat conduction in cylinders and spheres,
- Differential equation of heat conduction in cylindrical co-ordinates,
- Conduction through Cylindrical and Spherical composite walls (Derivation NOT INCLUDED for Spherical walls),
- Critical thickness/radius of insulation and its importance.

3 Module 3

3 Module 3

3.01 Extended Surfaces

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- Heat transfer from finned surfaces, Types of fins,
- Fin equation for rectangular fin and its solution,
- Fin efficiency, Fin effectiveness.

3.01 Extended Surfaces

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- Heat transfer from finned surfaces, Types of fins,
- Fin equation for rectangular fin and its solution,
- Fin efficiency, Fin effectiveness.

3.02 Transient Heat Conduction

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- Lumped system analysis, One dimensional transient problems analytical solutions,
- One dimensional Heisler charts

3.02 Transient Heat Conduction

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- Lumped system analysis, One dimensional transient problems analytical solutions,
- One dimensional Heisler charts

3.03 Numerical Methods in Conduction

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- Importance of numerical methods,
- Finite difference formulation of one dimensional steady heat conduction equations.

3.03 Numerical Methods in Conduction

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- Importance of numerical methods,
- Finite difference formulation of one dimensional steady heat conduction equations.

4 Module 4

4 Module 4

4.01 Convection

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- Physical mechanism of convection, Natural and Forced convection, Velocity/hydrodynamic and Thermal boundary layer, Velocity and temperature profile, Differential equation of heat convection, Laminar flow heat transfer in circular pipe, constant heat flux and constant wall temperature, thermal entrance region, Turbulent flow heat transfer in circular pipes, Pipes of other cross sections, Heat transfer in laminar and turbulent flow over a flat plate, Heat pipe introduction and applications, Principles of dimensional analysis and its application in convective heat transfer, Empirical correlations for convection, Physical significance of various dimensionless numbers useful in natural and forced convection.

4.01 Convection

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- Physical mechanism of convection, Natural and Forced convection, Velocity/hydrodynamic and Thermal boundary layer, Velocity and temperature profile, Differential equation of heat convection, Laminar flow heat transfer in circular pipe, constant heat flux and constant wall temperature, thermal entrance region, Turbulent flow heat transfer in circular pipes, Pipes of other cross sections, Heat transfer in laminar and turbulent flow over a flat plate, Heat pipe introduction and applications, Principles of dimensional analysis and its application in convective heat transfer, Empirical correlations for convection, Physical significance of various dimensionless numbers useful in natural and forced convection.

5 Module 5

5 Module 5

5.01 Radiation

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- Thermal radiation, Blackbody radiation, Radiation intensity,
- Radiative properties, Basic laws of radiation
- Plank’s law,
- Kirchoff’s law,
- StefanBoltzman law,
- Wien’s displacement law,
- Lambert’s cosine law,
- Radiation exchange between black surfaces,
- Shape factor, Radiation exchange between gray surfaces,
- Radiosity- Irradiation method, Radiation shield and the radiation effect

5.01 Radiation

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- Thermal radiation, Blackbody radiation, Radiation intensity,
- Radiative properties, Basic laws of radiation
- Plank’s law,
- Kirchoff’s law,
- StefanBoltzman law,
- Wien’s displacement law,
- Lambert’s cosine law,
- Radiation exchange between black surfaces,
- Shape factor, Radiation exchange between gray surfaces,
- Radiosity- Irradiation method, Radiation shield and the radiation effect

6 Module 6

6 Module 6

6.01 Boiling and Condensation

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- Boiling heat transfer, Pool boiling, Flow boiling,
- Condensation heat transfer,
- Film condensation, Dropwise condensation

6.01 Boiling and Condensation

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- Boiling heat transfer, Pool boiling, Flow boiling,
- Condensation heat transfer,
- Film condensation, Dropwise condensation

6.02 Heat Exchangers

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- Types of heat exchangers, Overall heat transfer coefficient,
- Analysis of heat exchangers, LMTD method, Effectiveness-NTU method,
- Correction factor and effectiveness of heat exchangers

6.02 Heat Exchangers

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- Types of heat exchangers, Overall heat transfer coefficient,
- Analysis of heat exchangers, LMTD method, Effectiveness-NTU method,
- Correction factor and effectiveness of heat exchangers