SPME 021 : Basic Heat Transfer and Exchanger

SPME 021 : Basic Heat Transfer and Exchanger

  • course description:

    This course provides the basic understanding of heat transfer principles and their application in design of heat exchangers.

  • course learning outcomes:

    At the end of the course, the participants will be able to;
    - Understand modes of heat transfer (conduction, convection, radiation) and associated vocabulary.
    Solve problems of different modes of heat transfer.
    - Identify different types of heat exchangers.
    - Apply the heat transfer principles in the design of heat exchangers.
    - Test the validity of theoretical concepts learned in laboratory experiments.

  • Course outlines:

    - Definition of heat transfer, physical origins and rate equations, conduction, convection and radiation heat transfer.
    - Steady State Conduction (One Dimension): Plane wall, temperature distribution, thermal resistance, composite wall.
    - Transient Conduction.
    - Free and forced Convection.
    - Boiling and Condensation.
    - Heat Exchangers: Heat exchanger types by flow arrangement and by construction, overall heat transfer coefficient

  • practical aspects of the course:

    - Experiment on Heat Transfer and Study of Heat Exchangers.

  • who should attend?

    - Technician and supervisors responsible for inspection and maintenance of heat transfer units and heat exchangers.

  • duration:

    5 Days


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