Course Catalog - 2017-2018

     

MSNE 581 - MICRO & NANO HEAT TRANSPORT

Long Title: MICRO AND NANO HEAT TRANSPORT METHODOLOGIES AND DESIGN
Department: Materials Science & NanoEng
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Graduate
Must be enrolled in one of the following Major(s):
Materials Science & NanoEng
Mechanical Engineering
Prerequisite(s): MECH 481 or permission of instructor
Description: A thorough explanation of the methodologies used for solving conduction, convection and radiation heat transport problems in macro, micro and nanosystems. Phonon, photon and electron transfer fundamentals. Equilibrium Statistics. Basic kinetic theory and transport properties of ideal gases. Microchannel heat transfer. Nanofluid heat transfer. Non-Fourier heat Conduction. Boltzmann transport equation. Molecular dynamics and lattice dynamics numeric methods. Applications and design problems in contemporary technologies. To be taught alternating years for MECH and MSNE Seniors and Graduate students. Cross-list: MECH 581.