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Heat and Mass Transfer. Instructors: Prof. S. P. Sukhatme and Prof. U. N. Gaitonde, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IIT Bombay.

This course discusses topics in heat and mass transfer: heat conduction in solids, thermal radiation, review of fluid mechanics, the mode of heat transfer by convection, forced convection, natural convection, heat exchangers, condensation and boiling, change of phase, and mass transfer. (from nptel.ac.in)

Course Curriculum

    • Lecture 01 – Introduction Heat and Mass Transfer Unlimited
    • Lecture 02 – Fundamental Laws: The Laws of Heat Transfer, Law of Conservation of Mass Unlimited
    • Lecture 03 – Fourier’s Law of Heat Conduction, Newton’s Law of Cooling, Stefan-Boltzmann Law Unlimited
    • Lecture 04 – Heat Conduction in Solids Unlimited
    • Lecture 05 – Heat Conduction (cont.) Unlimited
    • Lecture 06 – The Differential Equation of Heat Conduction Unlimited
    • Lecture 07 – Steady State Heat Conduction Problems Unlimited
    • Lecture 08 – Unsteady State Heat Conduction Problems Unlimited
    • Lecture 09 – Fins – Extended Surfaces Unlimited
    • Lecture 10 – Basic Concepts, Emission Characteristics of Surfaces, Laws of Blackbody Radiation Unlimited
    • Lecture 11 – Laws of Blackbody Radiation (cont.), Radiation Incident on a Surface Unlimited
    • Lecture 12 – Solid Angle and Radiation Intensity, Heat Transfer by Radiation between 2 Surfaces Unlimited
    • Lecture 13 – Heat Exchange by Radiation between 2 Finite Black Surfaces, The shape Factor Unlimited
    • Lecture 14 – Heat Exchange by Radiation (cont.) Unlimited
    • Lecture 15 – Heat Exchange by Radiation (cont.) Unlimited
    • Lecture 16 – Navier-Stokes Equations, Internal Flow Unlimited
    • Lecture 17 – External Flow, The Boundary Layer, Drag Coefficients Unlimited
    • Lecture 18 – Single Phase Forced Convection, Governing Equations, Flow through a Tube Unlimited
    • Lecture 19 – Heat Transfer to a Fluid Flowing in a Tube Unlimited
    • Lecture 20 – Heat Transfer to a Fluid Flowing in a Tube: Examples Unlimited
    • Lecture 21 – Boundary Layer over a Flat Plate, Colburn Analogy, Churchill-Bernstein Correlation Unlimited
    • Lecture 22 – Single Phase Natural Convection, Dimensionless Numbers, Vertical Flat Plate Unlimited
    • Lecture 23 – Horizontal Cylinders Unlimited
    • Lecture 24 – Horizontal Plates, Enclosed Spaces – Cavities Unlimited
    • Lecture 25 – Types of Heat Exchangers, Direct Transfer Type Heat Exchangers Unlimited
    • Lecture 26 – Mean Temperature Difference in a Heat Exchanger Unlimited
    • Lecture 27 – Mean Temperature Difference Method (cont.) Unlimited
    • Lecture 28 – The Effectiveness – NTU Method Unlimited
    • Lecture 29 – Film and Drop Condensation Unlimited
    • Lecture 30 – Heat Transfer during Film Condensation on a Vertical Plate (cont.) Unlimited
    • Lecture 31 – Film Condensation on Horizontal Tubes, Boiling: Typical Pool Boiling Curve Unlimited
    • Lecture 32 – Boiling: Correlations in Saturated Pool Boiling Unlimited
    • Lecture 33 – Fick’s Law of Diffusion, Steady-State Mass Diffusion in a Stationary Medium Unlimited
    • Lecture 34 – Diffusion in a Moving Medium, Equimolar Counter Diffusion, Convective Mass Transfer Unlimited
    • Lecture 35 – Convective Mass Transfer (cont.), Analogy between Heat and Mass Transfer Unlimited

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