This is part of the syl­labi col­lec­tion.

Transport Phenomena Syllabus

Topics which have not been in­di­cated by the course in­struc­tor are given by

The num­bers in [ ] de­note the sec­tion of Bird, Stewart, and Lightfoot (2007) where the topic may be found.

Unit I

  • Newton’s law of vis­cos­ity
  • Non–Newtonian flu­ids
  • Pressure & tem­per­a­ture de­pen­dence of vis­cos­ity
  • Estimation of vis­cos­ity from crit­i­cal prop­er­ties.
  • Shell mo­men­tum bal­ances
  • Boundary con­di­tions
  • Flow of a falling film
  • Flow through:
    • A cir­cu­lar tube
    • An an­nu­lar re­gion
  • Creeping flow along a solid sphere

Unit II

  • Time de­riv­a­tives
  • The equa­tion of con­ti­nu­ity
  • The equa­tion of mo­tion
  • The equa­tions of change in:
    • Cartesian co-or­di­nates
    • Curvilinear co-or­di­nates
  • Use of the equa­tions of change to set up steady flow prob­lems

Unit III

  • Unsteady vis­cous flow
  • Flow near a wall sud­denly set in mo­tion
  • Flow near solid sur­faces by the bound­ary layer the­ory

Unit IV

  • Shell en­ergy bal­ances
  • Temperature pro­files
  • Average tem­per­a­ture
  • Energy fluxes at sur­faces
  • Non-isothermal
    • Equations of change
    • Equation of con­ti­nu­ity
    • Equation of mo­tion for
      • Forced con­vec­tion
      • Free con­vec­tion
    • Equation of en­ergy

Unit V

  • Definitions of con­cen­tra­tions
  • Velocities
  • Mass fluxes
  • Fick’s law of dif­fu­sion
  • Temperature & pres­sure de­pen­dence of mass dif­fu­siv­ity
  • Maxwell’s law of dif­fu­sion
  • Shell mass bal­ance
    • Boundary con­di­tions
  • Diffusion
    • Through a stag­nant gas film
    • With het­ero­ge­neous chem­i­cal re­ac­tions
    • With ho­mo­ge­neous chem­i­cal re­ac­tion
    • Into a falling liq­uid film

Specifics

The book fol­lowed is Bird, Stewart, and Lightfoot (2007).

The fol­low­ing chap­ters have been in­di­cated:

  • Chapter 1
  • Chapter 2
  • Chapter 3
  • Chapter 4
    • Only
      • 4.1
  • Chapter 9
    • Upto sec­tion 5
  • Chapter 10
    • Not :-
      • 10.5
      • 10.7
      • 10.8
      • 10.9 (replace with 11.3)
  • Chapter 11
    • Only
      • 11.3 (instead of 10.9)
  • Chapter 17
    • Upto
      • Section 2
    • Also
      • 17.9
  • Chapter 18

References

Bird, R.B., W.E. Stewart, and E.N. Lightfoot. 2007. Transport Phenomena. Wiley International Ed. Wiley. https://​books.google.co.in/​books?id=L5FnNlIaGfcC.