Heat Transfer 3 ENG3032

  • Academic Session: 2018-19
  • School: School of Engineering
  • Credits: 10
  • Level: Level 3 (SCQF level 9)
  • Typically Offered: Semester 2
  • Available to Visiting Students: Yes
  • Available to Erasmus Students: Yes

Short Description

This course is designed to give the student a basic understanding of the various mechanisms of heat transfer. The course will also provide the student with an understanding of heat exchangers and how such items of equipment are designed.

Timetable

2 lectures per week

Requirements of Entry

Mandatory Entry Requirements

None

Recommended Entry Requirements

None

Excluded Courses

None

Co-requisites

None

Assessment

100% Written Exam

Main Assessment In: April/May

Course Aims

This aims of this course are to:

■ give the student a basic understanding of the various mechanisms of heat transfer;

■ provide the student with an understanding of heat exchangers and how such items of equipment are designed.

Intended Learning Outcomes of Course

By the end of this course students will be able to:

■ analyse various heat transfer problems;

■ determine the amount and rate of heat transfer in simple systems;

■ design simple heat exchangers;

■ solve basic heat exchanger problems;

■ calculate the required heating or cooling load to maintain an environment at a desired temperature.

Minimum Requirement for Award of Credits

Students must attend the degree examination and submit at least 75% by weight of the other components of the course's summative assessment.

 

Students must attend the timetabled laboratory classes.

 

Students should attend at least 75% of the timetabled classes of the course.

 

Note that these are minimum requirements: good students will achieve far higher participation/submission rates.  Any student who misses an assessment or a significant number of classes because of illness or other good cause should report this by completing a MyCampus absence report.