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Course Undergraduate
Semester Electives
Subject Code AE471
Subject Title Convection Heat Transfer


Introduction transport properties for viscous, conducting fluids – kinematic properties – fundamental conservation equations; Navier-Stokes equations and energy equation – dimensionless parameters – solution of Newtonian viscous flows – laminar shear layers momentum, thermal – laminar heat transfer in ducts – incompressible turbulent mean flows – free convection flows – mass transfer coupled flows convection with phase change – convection in porous media.

Text Books

1. Bejan, A., Convection Heat Transfer, 3rd ed., Wiley (2004).

2. Burmeister, L. C., Convective Heat Transfer, 2nd ed., Wiley (1993).


1. Kakac, S., Yener, Y., and Pramuanjaroenkij, A., Convective Heat Transfer, 3rd ed., CRC Press (2014).

2. Kays, W. M. and Crawford, M. E., Convective Heat and Mass Transfer, 2nd ed., McGraw- Hill (1980).