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Indian Institute of Technology Madras

Transport Phenomena In Materials

Indian Institute of Technology Madras and NPTEL via Swayam

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This course will introduce the concepts of fluid flow, heat transfer and mass transfer with behavior and processing of engineering materials as the focus.
INTENDED AUDIENCE : Undergraduate students of Metallurgical / Materials Engineering and related disciplines.PREREQUISITES : Mathematics courses at 1st year UG level.
INDUSTRY SUPPORT : Tata Steel, JSW, Vedanta, Aditya Birla Group, Murugappa Group, Amalgamations Group, TCS etc.,



Week 1 : Mathematical foundations of transport phenomena, introduction to subscript notation & tensorsWeek 2 : Control volume formulation and concept of balanceWeek 3 : Navier-Stokes equations, exact solutions for simple geometriesWeek 4 : Friction factors, empirical relations in fluid flowWeek 5 : Application of fluid flow solutions to materials processingWeek 6 : Governing equations for heat transfer, problem statementsWeek 7 : Exact solutions for heat transfer problemsWeek 8 : Empirical correlations, heat transfer coupled with fluid flow
Week 9 : Mass balance equations, governing equations
Week 10 : Diffusive mass transfer, exact solutions for simple geometries
Week 11 : Solute transfer during phase change
Week 12 : Convective mass transfer correlations, Similarity across transport phenomena

Taught by

Gandham Phanikumar



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