Heat Transfer Fundamentals

Course Number: M-2066
Credit: 2 PDH
Subject Matter Expert: Edward P. Brunet, Jr., P.E.
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Overview

In Heat Transfer Fundamentals , you'll learn ...

  • Definitions of key terms related to heat transfer
  • How to solve heat conduction problems using equivalent resistance formulas
  • How to use the overall heat transfer coefficient when both convection and conduction heat transfer occurs
  • How to calculate radiant heat transfer rates and emissivity

Overview

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Credit: 2 PDH

Length: 29 pages

The transfer of heat is an integral part of many industrial processes. Moreover, heat transfer affects our everyday lives-from an oven heating our dinner to the wind cooling us on a hot summer day. Thus, it is important that engineers understand how to apply the basic principles of heat transfer to solve real-world problems.

Heat transfer occurs when there is a temperature difference between two bodies. There are three modes of transferring heat: conduction, convection, and radiation. Heat is capable of being transferred through solids and fluids by conduction, through fluids by convection, and through empty space by radiation. This course covers the fundamentals of heat transfer, including conduction, convection, and radiation.

Specific Knowledge or Skill Obtained

This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

  • Heat transfer definitions and terminology, including heat flux, thermal conductivity, LMTD, and heat transfer coefficients
  • Conduction heat transfer and the equivalent resistance formulas
  • Convection heat transfer and use of the overall heat transfer coefficient
  • Radiant heat transfer, including black bodies, gray bodies, and emissivity

Certificate of Completion

You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a multiple-choice quiz consisting of 15 questions. PDH credits are not awarded until the course is completed and quiz is passed.

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