Thermodynamics, Heat Transfer and Fluid Dynamics

2018/2019

Prerequisite/Recommended prerequisite for participation in the module

The module is based on knowledge achieved in the module Introduction to mechanics and thermodynamics or similar.

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Learning objectives

Knowledge

  • Have knowledge about engineering thermodynamics, fundamental fluid flow and convective heat transfer
  • Have knowledge of heat conduction in terms of a thermal resistance network
  • Comprehend
    • Applied thermodynamics
    • Basic fluid flow
    • Basic convection
    • Heat conduction expressed as a thermal resistance network
    • Heat exchangers or cooling of electronic components

Skills

  • Be able to apply thermodynamics to solve practical problems in engineering applications
  • Be able to apply the energy equation on flows in tubes and components
  • Be able to apply simple fluid flow theory to analyse the fluid mechanical effects on objects surrounded by a fluid in motion
  • Be able to calculate heat transfer in thermal resistance networks
  • Be able to calculate convective heat transfer for both external and internal flows

Competences

  • Be able to apply the subject area in interdisciplinary collaboration with other subject areas
  • Be able to communicate the problem and solution to people without in-depth knowledge of the subject
  • Be able to interpret results and present main conclusions

Type of instruction

Lectures supported by self-study and/or study circles.

Extent and expected workload

Since it is a 5 ECTS course, the work load is expected to be 150 hours for the student.

Exam

Exams

Name of examThermodynamics, Heat Transfer and Fluid Dynamics
Type of exam
Written exam
ECTS5
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentAs stated in the Joint Programme Regulations.

Facts about the module

Danish titleTermodynamik, varmetransmission og strømningslære
Module codeN-EN-B3-4
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
SemesterAutumn
ECTS5
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg, Campus Esbjerg
Responsible for the module

Organisation

Study BoardStudy Board of Energy
DepartmentDepartment of Energy Technology
FacultyFaculty of Engineering and Science