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ES4D9 - Heat Transfer Theory and Design

  • Module code: ES4D9
  • Module name: Heat Transfer Theory and Design
  • Department: School of Engineering
  • Credit: 15

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

To provide a knowledge of heat transfer that is of vital importance in many industrial sectors from process industries, through vehicles, etc., power plant, to building technology.

Principal learning outcomes

By the end of the module the student should be able to... • Apply comprehensive knowledge of the basic heat transfer processes. • Autonomously evaluate heat transfer rates using correlations of non-dimensional groups, complex analytical techniques or numerical techniques • Autonomously model real-life processes for the purposes of approximate calculation • Evaluate the compromises between effectiveness and cost inherent in the design optimisation of heat transfer equipment. • Examine the roles of numerical techniques in conceptualizing heat transfer designs, and interpret the usefulness of frequently used commercial software packages

Timetabled teaching activities

30 x 1 hr Lectures 2 x 1 hr Examples Classes Class quiz 1 hr Total 33 hours

Departmental link

http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/sci/eng/eso/modules/year4/

Other essential notes

Advice and feedback hours are available for answering questions on the lecture material (theory and examples) Students must pass the examination and pass the coursework overall

Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
15 CATS (Module code: ES4D9-15)
D5 (Assessed/examined work) Assignment (30 pages or equivalent) 30%
  Class Quiz 10%
  2 hour examination (Summer) 60%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:

Core

N/A

Optional Core

N/A

Optional
  • MEng Engineering (H107) - Year 4
  • MEng Engineering with Intercalated Year (H109) - Year 5
  • MEng Engineering (H10C) - Year 4
  • MEng Engineering (H10D) - Year 4
  • MEng Engineering (H10G) - Year 4
  • MEng Engineering (H10K) - Year 4
  • MEng Engineering (H10L) - Year 4
  • MEng Engineering (H10M) - Year 4
  • MEng Engineering with Year in Research (H110) - Year 5
  • Postgraduate Sustainable Energy Technologies (H1A0) - Year 2
  • MEng Mechanical Engineering (H30G) - Year 4
  • MEng Mechanical Engineering (H30H) - Year 4
  • MEng Mechanical Engineering (H30P) - Year 4
  • MEng Mechanical Engineering (H311) - Year 4
  • MEng Mechanical Engineering with Intercalated Year (H312) - Year 5
  • MEng Mechanical Engineering with Year in Research (H313) - Year 5
  • MEng Mechanical Engineering with Exchange Year (H320) - Year 4