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Faculty of Engineering & Technology

List of Courses

Thermal Analysis

  • Course Code :
    PHY 401
  • Level :
    Undergraduate
  • Course Hours :
    3.00 Hours
  • Department :
    Department of Petroleum Engineering

Instructor information :

Area of Study :

 Enrich students’ knowledge about Heat Transfer.  Train students’ to perform experiments related to thermal analysis of different engineering systems.  Prepare students’ for the practical filed in the work market of Mechanical Engineering.

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Thermal Analysis

Basics of thermal analysis and heat transfer concepts using the FEA environment of Solid Works Simulation. The importance of thermal analysis, transient and steady state analyses, Conduction, Convection, Radiation and the thermal simulation process. Analyzing thermal effects on models.

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Course outcomes:

a. Knowledge and Understanding:

1- Demonstrate the use of studied Physics and Fluid Mechanics in our course.
2- Associate the difference between the words "Heat" and "Temperature".
3- Distinguishes between sensible heat and latent heat with applications.
4- Distinguishes between different heat transfer mechanisms; Conduction, Convection and Thermal Radiation.
5- Describe the importance of using Fins in heat transfer devices.
6- Distinguishes between steady and transient applications in heat transfer.
7- List the factors affecting the heat transfer convection coefficient.

b. Intellectual Skills:

1- Solve different engineering problems related to Heat Transfer.
2- Analyse different system types found in nature.
3- Deduce Heat equations.

c. Professional and Practical Skills:

1- Evaluate the performance of thermal devices.
2- Practice basic experiments on Heat Transfer.
3- Follow up safety requirements at experimental work and observe the appropriate steps to manage risks.
4- Analyse experimental results.
5- Write a technical report on a project or an assignment.

d. General and Transferable Skills:

1- Write a technical report on a project or an assignment.
2- Refer to relevant literatures.


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Course topics and contents:

Topic No. of hours Lecture Tutorial/Practical
Introduction to Heat Transfer 9 6 3
Conduction Heat Transfer 10 6 4
Extended Surfaces (Fins) 12 6 6
Transient Heat Conduction 9 6 3
Introduction to Convection 6 3 3
External Forced Convection 9 6 3
Internal Forced Convection 11 6 5
Free Convection 9 6 3

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Teaching And Learning Methodologies:

Teaching and learning methods
Lecture
Problem solving
Laboratory experiments
Research activity

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Course Assessment :

Methods of assessment Relative weight % Week No. Assess What
Assignments 5.00
Final Exam 40.00
Lab. Exper. 5.00
Mid- Exam I 15.00
Mid- Exam II 15.00
Oral Exam 5.00
Participation 5.00
Quizzes 5.00

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Books:

Book Author Publisher

Recommended books :

Yunus A. Çengel, John M. Cimbala, Fluid Mechanics – Fundamentals and Applications, 2010.

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