MEEN 646: Aerothermodynamics of Turbomachines. Course Instructor: Dr. Schobeiri.
Fluid mechanics and thermodynamics as applied to the design of rotating systems; development of turbomachinery equations; detailed aerodynamic design of compressors and turbines.
MEEN 689: Heat Transfer-Conduction & Radiation. Course Instructor: Dr. Lau.
Mathematical theory of steady-state and transient heat conduction and thermal radiation with design applications; ideal and nonideal radiating surfaces, heat transfer in enclosures, solar radiation; solution of the governing differential equations by analytical and numerical methods; applications to various geometric configurations.
MEEN 628: Heat Transfer-Convection. Course Instructor: Dr. Han.
Mathematical theory of convection energy transport; applications to the design of heat-transfer apparatus.
MEEN 624: Two-Phase Flow and Heat Transfer. Course Instructor: Dr. Banerjee.
Current status of two-phase flow and heat transfer for application to design; basic one dimensional treatment of two-phase flows and the current state of the art in liquid-vapor phase change heat transfer.
MEEN 643: Experimental Methods in Heat Transfer and Fluid Mechanics. Course Instructor: Dr. Han.
Experimental methods including experiment planning and design, mechanics of measurements, error and uncertainty analysis, standards and calibration, temperature measurement, interferometry, flow rate measurement, hot wire anemometry, subsonic and supersonic flow visualization and data analysis; selected experiments conducted.
MEEN 637: Turbulence Measurement and Analysis. Course Instructor: Dr. Morrison.
Instrumentation and measurement techniques used in turbulent flow field analysis with emphasis on understanding the characteristics of the turbulence. Pressure probes, hot-wire/hot-film anemometry, laser anemometry, spectral and temporal analysis techniques, conditional sampling and computer applications.
MEEN 644: Numerical Heat Transfer and Fluid Flow. Course Instructor: Dr. Anand.
Convection-diffusion, up-wind, exponential, exact solution, power law schemes, false diffusion; staggered grid concept; development of simple and simpler algorithms; periodically developed flows.
CVEN 688: Computational Fluid Dynamics. Course Instructor: Dr. Chen.
Finite-difference and finite-element methods and basic numerical concepts for the solution of dispersion, propagation and equilibrium problems commonly encountered in real fluid flows; theoretical accuracy analysis techniques.
CVEN 680: Advanced Computation Methods for Fluid Flow. Course Instructor: Dr. Chen.
Unsteady three-dimensional Navier-Stokes equations in general nonorthogonal curvilinear coordinates; algebraic and elliptic grid generation; turbulence modeling for complex flows; advanced numerical methods for unsteady incompressible turbulent flows; large-eddy simulations; Reynolds-averaged Navier-Stokes simulation; chimera domain decomposition and interactive zonal approach.
MEEN 663: Cogeneration Systems. Course Instructor: Dr. Caton.
Design and analysis of cogeneration systems; selection of prime mover-steam turbine, or reciprocating engine; economic and financial evaluations; legal and institutional considerations; case studies.
MEEN 621: Fluid Mechanics.
Dynamics of two-dimensional incompressible and compressible fluids; viscous flow in laminar and turbulent layers, the Navier-Stokes equations and boundary layer theory.
MEEN 630: Intermediate Heat Transfer.
Application of basic laws to the analysis of heat and mass transfer; exact and approximate solutions to conduction, convection and radiation problems; current status of single and two-phase heat transfer for application to design.