Guia docente 2017_18
Escola de Enxeñaría Industrial
Grao en Enxeñaría Mecánica
  Thermodynamics and heat transfer
Subject Guide
Subject Thermodynamics and heat transfer Code V12G380V01302
Study programme
Degree in Mechanical Engineering
Descriptors Total Cr. Type Year Quadmester
6 Mandatory 2nd 1st
Teaching language
Santos Navarro, José Manuel
López Suárez, José Manuel
Rodríguez Fernández-Arroyo, Juan Ignacio
Román Espiñeira, Miguel Ángel
Santos Navarro, José Manuel
Sieres Atienza, Jaime
Vidal López, Antonio José
General description Thermodynamics studies the energy, its transformations and the relationships among the properties of substances. Therefore, its knowledge is of primary importance for the analysis, design and construction of any thermal machine or equipment; and, in general, for the industrial applications of thermal engineering.
On the other hand, it is interesting to know the mechanisms for energy transfer, mainly due to the existence of a temperature difference, with a focus in the three modes of heat transfer and the mathematical models that allow calculating the heat transfer rate. At the end of the course, students are expected to be able to properly state and solve heat transfer engineering problems.
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