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School of Chemical and Environmental Engineering

Now offering two distinct diplomas: Chemical Engineering and Environmental Engineering

Heat and Mass Transfer

1. COURSE INFORMATION:

SchoolEnvironmental Engineering
Course LevelUndergraduate
Course IDENVE 322Semester5th
Course CategoryRequired
Course ModulesInstruction Hours per WeekECTS
Lectures and Tutorials3
Th=2, E=1, L=0
4
Course TypeScientific Area
Prerequisites 
Instruction/Exam LanguageGreek
The course is offered to Erasmus studentsNo
Course URLhttps//www.eclass.tuc.gr/courses/MHPER226/ (in Greek)

 

2. LEARNING OUTCOMES

Learning Outcomes
 
  • Understanding the basic principles of mass transfer
  • Understanding the basic principles of heat transfer
  • Understanding the various mass and heat transfer mechanisms
  • Understanding the similarities between mass and heat transfer
  • Understanding Fick's law of diffusion
  • Understanding mass diffusion without and with convection
  • Understanding the importance of boundary conditions
  • Understanding steady-state and transient mass diffusion without and with chemical reaction
  • Structure of the Generalized Transport Equation
  • Understanding mass transfer from a non-aqueous phase spot
  • Understanding heat transfer by treatment, convection and radiation
  • Understanding multidimensional heat transfer with treatment

Skills

  • Ability to process engineering problems in the real world
  • Ability to develop and solve transport phenomena
  • Capacity to solve problems associated with mass transfer
  • Capacity to solve problems associated with heat transfer
 
General Competencies/Skills
 
  • Work autonomously
  • Design and Project Management
 

3. COURSE SYLLABUS

 
  • Basic concepts,
    • Introduction to transport phenomena,
    • Concentration,
    • Similarities in momentum, heat and mass transfer,
  • Mass transport,
  • Mass transfer mechanisms,
  • Diffusion,
    • Diffusion coefficient,
    • Diffusion in liquids,
    • Steady state diffusion,
    • Transient diffusion,
    • Diffusion with chemical reaction,
    • Diffusion with chemical reaction in Porous media,
  • Mass balances,
  • Control volume,
  • Evaporation,
  • Film theory,
  • General transport equation,
  • Analytical solutions,
  • Applications,
  • Forced convection,
  • Mass transfer from non-aqueous phase,
  • Heat transfer,
    • Heat transfer mechanisms,
    • Radiation,
    • One-dimensional heat transfer,
    • Heat transfer with simultaneous heat generation,
    • Multidimensional heat transfer.
 

4. INSTRUCTION and LEARNING METHODS - ASSESSMENT

Lecture MethodDirect (face to face)

Use of Information and Communication Technology

 
  • Support learning process via the e-class platform
  • Creation and use of mathematical models
 
Instruction OrganisationActivityWorkload per Semester
(hours)
- Lectures26
- Tutorials13
- 4 sets of assignments (10 exercises each)30
- Study and analysis of the literature31
Course Total100

Assessment Method

(Ι) Written final examination (70 %):
- Questions of theoretical knowledge.
- Theoretical problems to be solved.

(II) Assignments (30 %).

5. RECOMMENDED READING

 
  • Heat and Mass Transfer, Bergman, Lavine, Incopera, Dewitt
  • Transport Phenomena, Brodkey, Hershey
 

6. INSTRUCTORS

Course Instructor:Professor C. Chrysikopoulos (Faculty - EnvEng)
Lectures:Professor C. Chrysikopoulos (Faculty - EnvEng)
Tutorial exercises:Dr. A. Papadopoulou (LTS - EnvEng)
Laboratory Exercises: