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Course Postgraduate
Semester Electives
Subject Code AE832
Subject Title Convective Heat Transfer


Introduction-– fundamental conservation equations; Navier-Stokes equations and energy equation– dimensionless parameters and order of magnitude analysis –boundary layer flows, boundary layer separation– External laminar flow solutions, free shear flows: Similarity solution and Integral solution approaches- Internal laminar flows, typical solutions-Fundamentals of incompressible turbulent mean flows –Introduction to turbulence models- free convection flows : similarity solution, free convection in enclosure: Rayleigh Bernard Convection, Mixed convection 

Text Books

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

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

3. Jiji, L. M., Heat convection, 2nd ed., Springer, (2009).

4. Mostafa Ghiaasian, S, Convective heat and mass transfer, Cambridge Univ Press (2014).