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Heat transfer

 

Prof. Dr.-Ing. T. Wetzel

Prof. Dr. Thomas Wetzel

 

Dr.-Ing. B. Dietrich

Dr. Dietrich

 

 

Course

002

Title

heat transfer

Prerequisites

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Content

Introduction
heat transfer mechanisms, balance equations
Heat exchanger
calculation and design concepts, log mean temperature, epsilon-NTE-method
Thermal radiation
brief introduction, black body, Kirchhoff's law, view factors
Thermal conduction in static materials
Fourier's law, heat transfer equation, steady-state, transient
Forced and free convection
dimensionless numbers (Re, Pr, Nu, Gr), Nusselt correlations for different cases (laminar and turbulent flow in tubes and channels, over plates, cylinders and spheres, free convection), heat transfer in tube bundles, packed beds and fluidized beds
Heat transfer in porous media
brief introduction, typical correlations for engineering practice
Numerical methods for heat transfer problems
finite differences and finite volumes examples

Lecturer

Prof. Thomas Wetzel, Dr. Dietrich, TVT, KIT

Schedule

2019; 2 days

Location

framatome Erlangen

Dead line for application:

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Prof. Dr.-Ing. Thomas Wetzel

  • head of Heat and Mass Transfer at the Institute of Thermal Process Engineering, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
    head of Karlsruhe Liquid Metal Laboratory at the Institute of Nuclear and Energy Technologies, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
  • field of experience: heat and mass transfer in silicon crystal growth, automotive compact heat exchangers and air conditioning, thermal process engineering, Li-battery systems, flow boiling, heat transfer in liquid metals
  • e-mail: thomas wetzel∂kit edu

Dr.-Ing. Benjamin Dietrich

  • group leader at the Institute of Thermal Process Engineering, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
  • field of experience: heat transfer in porous systems (sponges)
  • e-mail: benjamin dietrich∂kit edu