ENGRMAE 224 Advanced Transport Phenomena (2014-2015)

ENGRMAE 224 Advanced Transport Phenomena

(Not required for any major.)
Catalog Data:

ENGRMAE 224 Advanced Transport Phenomena (Credit Units: 4) Fundamentals of transport phenomena in fluid (gas and liquid), solid, and nano systems. Conservation equations, fundamentals of diffusion, ion transport, dispersion in turbulent/laminar flows, absorption, differential/staged distillation, transport in membranes, and nano/microscale transport phenomena. Not offered every year. Prerequisite: MAE120. Graduate students only. (Design units: 0)

Required Textbook:
None
Recommended Textbook:
None
References:
  • Advanced Transport Phenomena, John C. Slattery, Cambridge University Press (July 13, 1999).
  • The Mathematics of Dffusion, 2nd Ed. Crank, J., Oxford University Press (1975). ISBN 0-19853-411-6.
  • Dffusion — Mass Transfer in Fluid Systems, 2nd or 3rd edition, Cussler, E.L., Cambridge University Press (2009).
  • Analysis of Transport Phenomena, William M. Deen, Oxford University Press, 1998.
  • Nano/microscale Heat Transfer, Zhuomin Zhang, McGraw-Hill Professional; 1 edition (April 19, 2007).
  • Nanoscale Energy Transport and Conversion, Gang Chen, Oxford University Press, USA (March 3, 2005).

(Most of the books have been reserved in the library)

Coordinator:
Yun Wang
Relationship to Student Outcomes
No student outcomes specified.
Course Learning Outcomes. Students will:
Prerequisites by Topic

Heat and Mass Transfer (MAE 120)

Lecture Topics:
  1. Conservation equations: continuity, momentum, energy, and chemical species equations

  2. Fundamentals of diffusion, diffusion coefficients, multi-component diffusion

  3. Ion transport

  4. Dispersion in turbulent/laminar flows

  5. Differential/staged distillation

  6. Mass transfer in membranes

  7. Thermal diffusion and effusion

  8. Nano/microscale heat transfer

  9. Nanoscale energy transport and conversion

Class Schedule:

Meets for 3 hours of lecture each week for 10 weeks.

Computer Usage:

Used for homework problems (Fortran/C, Matlab and Mathcad) and homework writing (Word, Excel).

Laboratory Projects:

A project will be given around 6th week. Each student must individually complete a project related to heat conduction and submit his/her project report.

Professional Component

Contributes toward the Mechanical Engineering Topics courses.

Design Content Description
Approach:
Lectures:
Laboratory Portion:
Grading Criteria:
  • Homework: 20%
  • Midterm: 30%
  • Final: 30%
  • Project: 20%
  • Total: 100%
Estimated ABET Category Content:

Mathematics and Basic Science: 0.0 credit units

Computing: 0.0 credit units

Engineering Topics: 4.0 credit units

Engineering Science: 4.0 credit units

Engineering Design: 0.0 credit units

Prepared:
August 5, 2014
Senate Approved:
April 30, 2013
Approved Effective:
2013 Fall Qtr