ME 345
Heat Transfer

Course Description
Transmission by conduction of heat in steady and unsteady states, by free and forced convection, and by radiation; combined effects of conduction, convection, and radiation.
Prerequisites: ME 322 - Thermodynamics, MATH 310 - Differential Equations
Corequisites: ENGR 335 - Engineering Fluid Mechanics

Office Hours (GJ 234H)

  • Monday/Wednesday/Friday 9:30 to 10:30
  • Any time you can find me
  • By appointment if you can't find me (email dcordon@uidaho.edu)

Quarantining:
If you are sick and need to quarantine but still want to be view real-time ME 345 lectures, let me know and I can turn on a Zoom session for that class period. The link will be: https://uidaho.zoom.us/my/drdan

 
WEEK 1: Jan 12 - 14    
Pre-Class Preparation In-Class Activity Post-Class Assignment
Wednesday



Input for Course Syllabus

LECTURE 1
Introduction
Homework #1
You should write your answers to this assignment on paper and bring it to class on Friday. You'll turn it in at the end of class Friday. Your ideas for energy flow diagrams will be used as examples each day at the beginning of class.   
Friday
Drawing Heat Flow Diagrams

Review questions from HW1

LECTURE 2
Conduction, Convection, and Radiation
 
WEEK 2: Jan 17 - 21     
Monday

NO CLASS
Martin Luther King Day

 
Wednesday




Homework Preview
When to make HW Due?

Drawing Heat Flow Diagrams

LECTURE 3
Introduction to Heat Flux Equations

Week 2 Homework
Due next Wednesday --> Turn in on paper at beginning of class.
Friday

Finish LECTURE 3

Look at Week 2 HW

Drawing Heat Flow Diagrams
 
WEEK 3: Jan 24 - 28    
Monday

Drawing Heat Flow Diagrams

Week 2 HW Questions

LECTURE 4
Energy Balance Equation
Wednesday

Have HW2 ready to turn in
Drawing Heat Flow Diagrams

Review Homework #2
Preview Homework #3

LECTURE 5
The Heat Equation
Week 3 Homework
Friday

Week 3 HW Questions
 - Write out Heat Eqn. for each
 - Solution path tips?

Finish Example from LECT 5
WEEK 4: Jan 31 - Feb 4    
Monday

Week 3 HW Questions

LECTURE 6
Boundary Conditions

Wednesday

Have HW3 ready to turn in
Preview Week 4 HW

LECTURE 7
Sample Problems
Week 4 Homework
Friday


Week 4 HW Questions

LECTURE 8
Solving the Heat Equation
 
WEEK 5: Feb 7 - 11    
Monday
Week 4 HW Questions

LECTURE 9
Thermal Resistance Models
 
Wednesday



No Live Class
 - Visit Career Fair
 - Work on experiment proposal
Week 5 Homework
Friday
Have HW4 ready to turn in

Review HW4 Answers
Week 5 HW Questions

LECTURE 10
Thermal Resistance Problems
 
WEEK 6: Feb 14 - 18    
Monday Week 5 HW Questions

HW5 Problem 6 Tips
 
Wednesday
Have HW5 ready to turn in
Tips for HW5

Software for HW5
No homework this week :)
Friday



Turn in HW5
(extension until next Wednesday)

LECTURE 11
2D SS Conduction
WEEK 7: Feb 21 - 25    
Monday NO CLASS
Presidents' Day
 
Wednesday MathCAD 2D-SS Solution

MATLAB PDE Tutorial

LECTURE 12
2D SS Simulation Demo
Exam 1 Take-Home
Friday
Exam 1 Q's

LECTURE 13
Plane Wall with Heat Gen.
 
WEEK 8: Feb 28 - Mar 4    
Monday

Last Day for Exam 1 Q's

LECTURE 14
Transient Conduction
 
Wednesday No Class

Work on Week 8 Homework
Week 8 Homework
Friday

 
No Class

Work on Week 8 Homework
 
WEEK 9: Mar 7 - 11    
Monday
Exam 1 Due In Class
Review Exam 1

 
Wednesday LECTURE 15
Extended Surfaces (fins)
 
Friday
No Class

Travel Safely


SPRING BREAK: Mar 14 - 18    
Monday - Friday  NO CLASS - SPRING BREAK
 
WEEK 10: Mar 21 - 25    
Monday
No Class
 - Work on HTx Experiments


Wednesday

Discuss HTx Experiments
(Canvas discussion not working)

Lecture 16
Extended Surfaces (fins part 2)
Week 10 Homework

Friday
HW10 Q&A

Useful Textbook Sections
Appendix A - Properties
Appendix B - Bessel Funct.
Appendix C - Known Solutions

Lecture 17
Convection - Part 1
 
WEEK 11: Mar 28 - Apr 1    
Monday


Lecture 18
Convection - Part 2

HTx Experiment Summary
HTx Experiment #2
 - one submission per group
Wednesday


Lecture 19
Convection Example Problems
Week 11 Homework
Friday
No Class
 - Work on HTx Experiments
WEEK 12: Apr 4 - 8
Monday
Turn in HTx Experiment 2

HW11 Q&A

Lecture 20
Laminar vs Turb. Convection

EES Example
 
Wednesday

Review HW 11

Lecture 21
Convection Variables

Boundary Layer Variables
 
Friday
 
Return HTx Experiment #2

Lecture 22
Convection Correlations for  External Flow
HTx Experiment #3
 - turn in separate from HW12
 - one submission per group

Excel Purchase Template
WEEK 13: Apr 11 - 15    
Monday

Look at Exam 2

Questions about HTx 3

Exam 2 Take-Home
Wednesday Turn in HTx Experiment 3

Questions about Exam 2

Lecture 23
Convection Correlations for Internal Flow
 
Friday
No Class
 - Work on HTx Experiments
 
WEEK 14: Apr 18 - 22    
Monday
Exam 2 Due In Class
Review Exam 2

Next Exam Format?
 
Wednesday
Exam 2 *REALLY* Due In Class
No Class
 - Work on HTx Experiments
 
Friday No Class
 - Work on HTx Experiments
 
WEEK 15: Apr 25 - 29    
Monday No Class
 - Work on HTx Experiments
 
Wednesday No Class
 - Work on HTx Experiments
Week 14 Homework (EXPO)
Type up and turn in on Canvas
Friday Engineering EXPO - No Class
 - ICCU from 9am to 2pm
 
WEEK 16: May 2 - 6    
Monday
Lecture 24????
Heat Exchangers
 
Wednesday No Class
 - Work on HTx Experiments
 
Friday No Class
 - Work on HTx Experiments
 
FINALS WEEK    
  Wednesday by 11:59pm
Turn in HTx write-up (Canvas)