2.051 Introduction to Heat Transfer


Class Info

Introduces fundamental processes of heat transfer. Fourier's law. Heat conduction processes including thermal resistance, lumped capacitance, fins, and the heat equation. Elementary convection, including laminar and turbulent boundary layers, internal flow, and natural convection. Thermal radiation, including Stefan-Boltzmann law, small object in large enclosure, and parallel plates. Basic concepts of heat exchangers.

This class has 2.05 as a prerequisite.

2.051 will be offered this semester (Fall 2019). It is instructed by .

This class counts for a total of 6 credits.

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