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METU | Course Syllabus

Course Learning Outcomes

Sketch and interpret temperature distributions and heat flux distributions for mathematical models of heat conduction with planar and radial geometries, including heat generation

Derive fundamental differential thermal energy equations and develop mathematical models for thermal-fluid systems

Apply ODE methods to solve the differential heat transfer equations

From an energy balance, derive the finite difference equations for conduction with surface convection

For convective heat transfer over a flat plate with uniform surface or uniform wall heat flux, sketch and interpret hydrodynamic and thermal boundary layer thicknesses and profiles

Develop and apply conduction and convection thermal circuits

Choose and apply appropriate dimensionless correlations for external and internal flows to solve convection heat transfer problems

Understand and apply the Reynolds Analogy for convection heat transfer

Define and properly apply in an energy balance the following terms: emission, radiosity, irradiation, net radiation heat flux, emissivity, absorptivity, reflectivity, and transmissivity

Understand the spectral characteristics of radiation heat transfer including black and gray surfaces

Set up and solve combined conduction, convection, and radiation heat transfer problems

Apply fundamental heat transfer principles to perform heat exchanger design and performance calculations