Transport Phenomena in Materials Engineering

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Image taken from a diagram found in the 3.185 assignments section. (Image courtesy of Prof. Adam Powell IV.)


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Fall 2003



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This course deals with solid-state diffusion, homogeneous and heterogeneous chemical reactions, and spinodal decomposition. Topics covered include: heat conduction in solids, convective and radiative heat transfer boundary conditions; fluid dynamics, 1-D solutions to the Navier-Stokes equations, boundary layer theory, turbulent flow, and coupling with heat conduction and diffusion in fluids to calculate heat and mass transfer coefficients.

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Adam Powell IV. 3.185 Transport Phenomena in Materials Engineering, Fall 2003. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare), (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA

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