Course : Heat Transfer
- Course Number
- MENG 3234
- Section Number
- Spring 2022
- McCoy Engineering Hall, MY 136
- Dr. Salim Azzouz
- Days & Times
- Final Exam Day/Time
- Wednesday, May 04, 2022 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Course Learning Objectives
Name the three major mechanisms of heat transfer
Derive the conduction heat equation for different geometrical configuration
Describe the concept of steady heat conduction and thermal resistance
Describe the concept of transient heat conduction and its applications
Develop the finite difference formulation of differential equations in heat transfer
Describe the physical mechanisms of heat convection
Derive the convection differential equation
Explain the concept of heat transfer in external flow
Find temperature profile and Nusselt Number in laminar flow
Explain the Log mean temperature difference method â NTU method
Write formal and informal engineering reports
MENG 3104 Fluid Mechanics
Basic computer skills, MS Excel, hand calculator
Heat and Mass Transfer, Fundamentals & Applications. Yunus A. Cengel, Afshin J. Ghajar, 6th Edition, McGraw Hill.
The computer aided engineering class consists of a two 50-minutes sessions per week and two lab hours. The two hours class will be spent mostly explaining and discussing concepts, and solving relevant programming and numerical computer based problems. The other two class hours will be dedicated to a computer based lab, result analysis, and lab reports. Lectures will not be used to communicate the entire textbook course content and thus, students will have to study a set of course paragraphs specified by the instructor on their own to further their understanding. Student participation in class discussions is highly recommended and rewarded in the attitude grade.
There will be two regular exams plus a final one at the end of the semester. Each exam will have a set of textbook theoretical questions designed to test the studentsâ ability to acquire a self-reading knowledge of the taught materials. The exam has also a set of practical questions designed to test the studentsâ ability to think, analyze, and solve engineering problems. Each exam is based on the course materials developed before the first exam or between two consecutive exams. All exams will be in-class exams. Solutions for the exam should be written on the front side of the engineering paper or the blank sheets, not the backside. Exam solutions should be organized with the appropriate questions numbering, and neatly written. You are expected to take the exam on the scheduled date and time it is given. If for an exceptional or unforeseen reason, a student misses an exam, he will be asked to provide a valid and convincing proof on why he missed it. If the instructor accepts the proof and depending on his availability, the instructor will write a make-up exam that will be administered on an agreed date with the student. The make-up exam testing materials could be very different from the regular exam. During the exam, it is strictly forbidden to use cell phones or other electronic devices with the exception of a simple hand-calculator. All cell phones and other electronic devices will be collected at the beginning of the exam and restituted at the end of it.
Homework & Quizzes
Homework will be posted on D2L from a set of chosen chapters by the instructor. The students are required to upload the homework to a D2L Dropbox in a single file PDF format; no other format will be accepted.
Â· Solutions of the homework should be either, neatly hand written or typed on MS Word, then saved as a PDF file.
Â· Solutions should be uploaded to a Dropbox according to the D2L posted homework format with the appropriate cover page, organized with the proper questions numbering, and neatly written.
Homework have to be turned-in on the due date specified on the homework questions sheet. The maximum grade for the homework is 100%, if submitted on the due date. Late homework will be accepted until the end of the semester and graded with a maximum grade of 60%.
Random take-home quizzes will be given during class to encourage the students to study the course materials outside class by themselves. Sometimes students will be asked to use a software programs to solve the quiz. A quiz grade weights as same as a homework grade. Quizzes should be uploaded to a D2L Dropbox according to the posted D2L quiz template format.
Each student is responsible for submitting his own individual personal homework or quiz, written in his own words. No dual or group homework copy is accepted unless specified by the instructor. Many homework and quizzes will require the students to use the MATLAB software.
Lab reports are based on the materials studied in class, or presented during lab sessions. Organized, neat Lab reports must be turned-in on the due date, at the beginning of class. Each group of students is responsible for submitting its own lab report in its own words. A student cannot add its name to a student lab group if absent. Labs are graded according to the content listed in the below table. Students are encouraged to finish their lab and submit it during the lab session if possible. For lab guidelines, and content, the students are referred to the labs instructor: Dr. Mahmoud Elsharafi.
â¢ Course Grade
The final grade for the course will be based on the scores earned in the three mandatory exams, the average score earned in the homework/quizzes, and the average score earned in lab reports. The first exam contributes 15%, the second exam contributes 20%, the third exam contributes 30%, homework/quizzes average contribute 10%, lab reports average contributes 15%, and 10% for general attitude for a total of 100%. The overall average score (X) for the course is determined as follows:
X = 0.15 x (exam1 score) + 0.20 x (exam 2 score) + 0.30 x (exam 3 score) + 0.10 x (homework/quizzes average scores) + 0.15 x (lab report average scores) + 0.10 x (general attitude).
Students are required to attend lectures, and labs on regular basis.
See late paper under the EXPECTATION TAB.
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