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# Syllabus

### Course Prerequisites

Fluid Mechanics (can be taken simultaneously); Calculus through differential equations

### Meeting Time and Place

Lectures MWF at 11:15 AM – 12:05 PM in 105 Riley-Robb Hall

### Textbook and Course Notes

• Datta, A.K. 2017. Heat and Mass Transfer: A Biological Context. CRC Press. I follow the textbook very closely. The textbook has additional explanations and, most importantly, problem solving strategies throughout. Homework problems are assigned by number from the text.
• Datta, A.K. 2018. BEE 3500 course notes. Copies of all overheads used in lectures are provided to you at cost.
• Both available at Campus Store. Prior year versions should not be used.

### Syllabus

 Lec # Topics (Chapters and topics follow the text) 1 INTRODUCTION TO THE COURSE 2 CHAPTER 1.  EQUILIBRIUM AND ENERGY CONS.; Laws of Thermodynamics; Energy Conservation; Temperature in living systems & the environment 3 CHAPTER 2.  MODES OF HEAT TRANSFER; Conduction Heat Transfer and Thermal Conductivity; Convection Heat Transfer 4 Radiation Heat Transfer; CHAPTER 3: GOV. EQN. AND BOUNDARY COND. OF HEAT TRANSFER; Derivation of governing equation 5 Special forms of governing equation; Cylindrical coordinates; The bio-heat transfer equation for mammalian tissue; Overview of governing equations 6 General Boundary Conditions; CHAPTER 4: STEADY-STATE HEAT CONDUCTION; Slab 7 Multiple slabs; Cylinder 8 Problem Solving Session 9 Slab with heat generation; Thermoregulation 10 CHAPTER 5: UNSTEADY-STATE CONDUCTION; Lumped parameter analysis 11 Slab with internal resistance; Average temperature 12 Implications of analytical solution; Numerical example; Semi-infinite region 13 Introduction to numerical solution; Review for exam 14 CHAPTER 6: CONVECTIVE HEAT TRANSFER; Boundary layer; Definition of h Prelim 1: 7:30 – 9:30 PM; Room 125 Riley-Robb Hall 15 Movie/equations of convective heat transfer coefficient for various situations; 16 Numerical example;  Complete convection 17 CHAPTER 7: HEAT TRANSFER WITH CHANGE OF PHASE; Freezing of pure water, solution, cells and tissues 18 Freezing time calculation 19 CHAPTER 8: RADIATIVE HEAT TRANSFER; Thermal radiation as part of electromagnetic spectrum; Reflection, absorption and transmission; Emission No class; Fall Break 20 Fraction of energy emitted over a wavelength range by ideal and real bodies 21 Solar, atmospheric and earth surface radiation; Radiative exchange between bodies 22 Problem solving session 23 Radiative exchange problem solving; Radiative heat transfer coefficient; Summary 24 CHAPTER 9: EQUILIBRIUM AND MASS CONSERVATION; Concentrations in a gas; Mass conservation: Equilibrium in liquid-gas 25 Equilibrium in solid-gas and solid-liquid; Kinetics of zero and first order reactions 26 CHAPTER 10: MODES OF MASS TRANSFER; Darcy flow in a porous solid; Capillary flow 27 Osmotic flow; Diffusion mass transfer; Interpretation of diffusivity; Diffusivity for gases, liquids and solids 28 Dispersion in fluid and porous media; Convective mass transfer; Comparisons of the modes of mass transfer; Summary Prelim 2: 7:30-9:30 PM – Room 125 Riley-Robb Hall 29 CHAPTER 11: GE AND BC FOR MASS TRANSFER; Governing equation for mass transfer; Boundary conditions 30 Boundary conditions complete; Problem formulation; 31 CHAPTER 12: STEADY STATE MASS TRANSFER; A slab; Composite slab; Other geometries 32 Slab with chemical reaction; analogy to heat transfer; Summary 33 CHAPTER 13; UNSTEADY-STATE DIFFUSION/DISPERSION; Lumped parameter; Slab with internal resistance 34 Slab—continued; Semi-infinite region 35 CHAPTER 14: CONVECTIVE MASS TRANSFER; Governing equation; Convection-dispersion in an infinite fluid 36 Convection-dispersion in a semi-infinite region 37 Convection-diffusion in a stagnant gas THANKSGIVING BREAK 38 Convective mass transfer coefficient defined; Analogy to formulas for h; Numerical example of moisture transport from a wet surface 39 Natural convection mass transfer; Chapter summary 40 Course summary; More complex processes; Exam discussions FINAL EXAM:  Date, Time and Room will be on university website

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