Transport Phenomena I

Course Information
TitleΦαινόμενα Μεταφοράς Ι / Transport Phenomena I
SchoolChemical Engineering
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
Course ID20000843

Programme of Study: PPS Tmīmatos CΗīmikṓn Mīchanikṓn (2021-sīmera)

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSCompulsory Course426

Class Information
Academic Year2017 – 2018
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours5
Class ID
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
1) Knowledge and methematical description of molecular transport mechanisms 2) Knowledge and methematical description of mass, energy and miomentum conservation principles 3) Mathematical description of fundamental phenomena and processes in chemical engineering 4) Solution of simple problems of fluid flow and energy and mass transport
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Work in an international context
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
General introduction to Transport Phenomena. Molecular mechanisms of heat, mass and momentum transport. Prediction of molecular transport coefficients based on kinetic theory. Molecular transport fluxes in three dimensions. Fluxes and the general property balance. Convective transport fluxes. Derivation of conservation equations for heat and mass transport in differential form. Fluid statics and derivation of momentum conservation equations in differential form. Overview of transport equations and boundary conditions. Set-up and solution of simple transport problems of heat, mass and momentum in one dimension. Introduction to the concepts of boundary layer theory. Introduction to the concepts of turbulent flow. The Reynolds equations. Phenomenological theories for eddy diffusivity of momentum, heat and mass. Turbulent flow in pipes.
mass, energy and momentum fluxes and balances, fluid flow, heat and mass transport problems
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
Powerpoint and video presentations
Course Organization
Written assigments30
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Assignment (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Formative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Brodkey and Hershey, "Transport phenomena" Bird,Stewart, Lightfoot, Klingenberg, "Introduction to Trabsport Phenomena"
Additional bibliography for study
Σημειώσεις του διδάσκοντος σε ηλεκτρονική μορφή
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