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MAE 3240 Heat Transfer

Course description

Topics include the following: steady and unsteady heat conduction; forced and free convection; external and internal flows; radiation heat transfer; and heat exchangers. Outcome 1: Become proficient with energy balances to develop models of heat flow in various systems. Outcome 2: Learn terminology and physical principles of heat transfer. Outcome 3: Develop broad understanding of basic modes of heat transfer (conduction, convection, radiation) and become proficient at predicting heat transfer rates for these modes including computing the heat transfer coefficient for forced and natural convection. Outcome 4: Become proficient at computing radiative exchange between surfaces. Outcome 5: Apply basic heat exchanger theory to predict heat exchanger performance for standard designs.

Permission of instructor if not a Cornell Engineering student.


MAE 3230 or permission of instructor.


MAE 3240 001-LEC On-campus program: Engineering Cooperative Education Program

Class dates:July 5-August 15, 2018
Days/times:MTWR 10 AM - 11:15 AM Upson Hall 222
Tuition:Please see Engineering Co-op tuition.
Related:MAE 3240 201-DIS

MAE 3240 201-DIS On-campus program: Engineering Cooperative Education Program

Class dates:July 5-August 15, 2018
Exam dates:Will be provided by instructor (see Final exams)
Days/times:TR 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM Upson Hall 206
Instructor:Callister, J. (jc62)
Max. enroll:30
Tuition:Please see Engineering Co-op tuition.
To enroll:To enroll, complete and submit a course enrollment form and your payment to the Summer Session office. For more information, see enrollment and registration. Please note that late registration fees may apply.
Related:You will be auto-enrolled in MAE 3240 001-LEC

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