DEPARTMENT OF CHEMICAL ENGINEERING
CHE 501 – Transport Phenomena (3-0-3)
Course Instructor: Dr. Ramazan Kahraman,
Office: 16-220, Tel.: 4987, E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Homepage: http://faculty.kfupm.edu.sa/che/kahraman/ or
Textbook: R. B. Bird, W. E. Stewart and E. N. Lightfoot, Transport Phenomena, Second Edition, Wiley & Sons, New York, 2002.
Ref. Books: 1. H. Schlichting, Boundary Layer Theory, 7th Ed., McGraw-Hill, New-York, 1987.
2. A. H. P. Skelland, Diffusional Mass Transfer, Krieger Publishing Company, Malabar, 1985.
3. A. F. Mills, Heat and Mass Transfer, Irwin,
4. R. S. Brodkey and H.
C. Hershey, Transport Phenomena: A Unified Approach,
Pre-requisite: Graduate Standing
Objective: To study the transport phenomena as a unified subject and apply the unified approach to fluid mechanics problems and to heat and mass transfer applications.
Bulletin Description: Continuum theory of momentum, heat and mass transfer. Viscous behavior of fluids. Molecular transport mechanisms. General property balance. Laminar and Turbulent flow. Convective transport. Momentum, heat and mass applications of transport phenomena.
Grading System: Assignments 20%
Final Examination 30%
Notes: Details of the Term Project (topics, what needs to be done and the report format) will be distributed to the students within a month or so (from the beginning of the semester).
Topics: Vector and Tensor Notation (Appendix A)
Introduction to Transport Phenomena. Mechanisms of Momentum,
Energy and Mass Transport (
Development of Microscopic Momentum, Energy and Mass Conservation
Equations. Navier-Stokes Equations (
with more than One Independent Variable. Boundary Layer Theory (
Integral Methods of Analysis (Macroscopic Balances) (notes)
Applications of Transport Phenomena (BSL and notes)
Break-up of Credits: Math. & Basic Science: 1 credit