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## CE10083: Transport phenomena 1

Owning Department/School: Department of Chemical Engineering
Credits: 6      [equivalent to 12 CATS credits]
Notional Study Hours: 120
Level: Certificate (FHEQ level 4)
Period:
Semester 2
Assessment Summary: EX 100%
Assessment Detail:
• Examination (EX 100%)
Supplementary Assessment:
Like-for-like reassessment (where allowed by programme regulations)
Requisites:
Description: Aims:
To introduce fluid flow and momentum transfer in pipes, fittings and various devices. To discuss the principles of turbulent flow and flow measurement along with the physical properties of fluids. To introduce the mechanisms and modes of heat transfer, heat transfer situations and heat transfer equipment.

Learning Outcomes:
After successfully completing this unit students should be able to:
* Appreciate the concepts of Newtonian and non-Newtonian fluids.
* Apply the principles of momentum transfer to moving fluids.
* Perform dimensional analysis and develop dimensionless groups.
* Appreciate laminar and turbulent flow and calculate Reynolds number.
* Apply Bernoulli, continuity and momentum equations to fluid flows in pipes and fittings. Appreciate the mechanisms and modes of heat transfer.
* Calculate log mean temperature driving force.
* Calculate the overall heat transfer coefficient.
* Apply heat transfer theory to the design of shell and tube heat exchanger.

Skills:
Analysis and problem solving (taught/facilitated and assessed).

Content:

* Introduction to fluid flow: types of fluid - Newtonian and non-Newtonian.
* Units and dimensions; concept of dimensionless groups; dimensional analysis.
* Bernoulli, continuity and momentum equations.
* Application of basic equations; pressure drop and power requirement; pressure drop in pipes and fittings.
* Laminar and turbulent flow.
* Flow measurement using pitot tube, orifice and venturi meters.
* Introduction to Fourier's law and thermal conduction.
* Thermal resistances in series and parallel, conduction through cylindrical walls.
* Concept of log mean temperature driving force.
* Introduction to convention, film theory, heat transfer coefficient correlations.