Fundamentals of conduction and radiation

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This is an introductory course on conduction and radiation heat transfer. This course emphasizes the fundamental concepts and provides a detailed solution methodology.

This course will provide students with the tools to model, analyze and solve a wide range of engineering applications involving conduction, radiation heat transfer.

INTENDED AUDIENCE: Undergraduate students of Mechanical Engg. and similar branches; Faculty member associated with Mechanical Engg.; Practicing engineers associated with thermal/power industries.

What Will You Learn?

  • Week 1: Introduction to Heat Transfer
  • Week 2: Introduction to Conduction
  • Week 3: 1-D Steady-state Heat Conduction
  • Week 4: Special 1-D Heat Conduction Situations
  • Week 5: Heat Transfer from Extended Surfaces
  • Week 6: 2-D Steady-state Heat Conduction
  • Week 7: Transient Heat Conduction
  • Week 8: Numerical Methods in Conduction
  • Week 9: Fundamentals of Radiation Heat Transfer
  • Week 10: Radiative Properties of Real Surfaces
  • Week 11: Radiation Exchange between Surfaces
  • Week 12: Radiation Exchange with Participating Media

Course Content

Fundamentals of conduction and radiation

  • Fundamentals of conduction and radiation [Introduction Video]
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  • Lec 1: Relationship of Thermodynamics with Heat transfer
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  • Lec 2: Modes of heat transfer
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  • Lec 3:Fourier’s law & thermal conductivity
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  • Lec 4: Generalized heat diffusion equation
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  • Lec 5: Heat diffusion equation in curvilinear coordinates
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  • Lec 6: Concept of thermal resistance
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  • Lec 7: Use of network of resistances in wall & cylinder
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  • Lec 8: Critical thickness of insulation
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  • Lec 9: Conduction with energy generation – I
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  • Lec 10: Conduction with energy generation – II
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  • Lec 11: General Heat Transfer Analysis
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  • Lec 12: Fins with uniform cross-section area I
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  • Lec 13: Fins with uniform cross-section area II
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  • Lec 14: Fins with non-uniform cross-section area
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  • Lec 15: Method of Separation of Variables
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  • Lec 16: Graphical approach
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  • Lec 17: Method of Superposition
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  • Lec 18: Lumped capacitance approach-I
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  • Lec 19: Lumped capacitance approach-II
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  • Lec 20: Semi-infinite Solid
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  • Lec 21: Steady Heat Conduction
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  • Lec 22: Unsteady Heat Conduction
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  • Lec 23: Problem solving using Energy Balance Method
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  • Lec 24: Introduction to radiative heat fluxes
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  • Lec 25: Spectral & directional definitions
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  • Lec 26: Blackbody radiation
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  • Lec 27: Emissivity
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  • Lec 28: Irradiation of real surfaces
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  • Lec 29: View factor
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  • Lec 30: Blackbody radiation exchange
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  • Lec 31: Radiation networks
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  • Lec 32: Gas radiation
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  • Lec 33: Radiative Transfer Equation
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