University Of Limerick

Introduction to Heat Transfer

ME 4526

Iowa State Course Substitution

Heat Transfer

ME 436

Course Info
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Course Description:
Module Code - Title: ME4526 - INTRODUCTION TO HEAT TRANSFER Year Last Offered: 2017/8 Hours Per Week: Grading Type: N Prerequisite Modules: ME4412 Rationale and Purpose of the Module: To provide a basis to students in the concepts and solution methods of conduction, convection and radiative heat transfer, and the measurement techniques utilised in heat transfer Syllabus: Fourier's Law of Heat Conduction The Convection Equation Thermal Resistance's and their Application Two-dimensional Heat Conduction: An Analytical Example Numerical Methods in Heat Conduction Time Varying Heat Transfer: The Lumped Heat Capacity Method Forced Convection: Standard Heat Transfer Correlation's and their Application Free Convection: Standard Heat Transfer Correlation's and their Applications Thermal Radiation: An Introduction Heat Exchange Design Equations: The Log Mean Temperature Difference Learning Outcomes: Cognitive (Knowledge, Understanding, Application, Analysis, Evaluation, Synthesis) apply the concept of thermal resistances assembled into networks derive solutions to the Laplace conduction equation analyse convection problems using correlated non-dimensional data derive a radiation network and use it to analyse problems of greybody radiation identify appropriate measurement techniques to quantify heat transfer in engineering applications Affective (Attitudes and Values) Co-operate with other students in a group to perform a set of heat exchanger experiments 9/21/2017 Book of Modules 2/2 Psychomotor (Physical Skills) Measure the performance of a parallel and cross flow heat exchanger How the Module will be Taught and what will be the Learning Experiences of the Students: lectures, tutorials and laboratory experiments on heat exchangers Research Findings Incorporated in to the Syllabus (If Relevant): examples taken from contemporary research Prime Texts: Holman JP (2000) Heat Transfer , McGraw-Hill Other Relevant Texts: Bejan A., (1993) Heat Transfer , Wiley Programme(s) in which this Module is Offered: Semester - Year to be First Offered: Autumn - 09/10 Module Leader:


Evaluation Date:
October 3, 2017
Yes this is appropriate to replace ME 436