3.185 Transport Phenomena in Materials Engineering

Fall 2003

Image taken from a diagram found in the 3.185 assignment section.
Image taken from a diagram found in the 3.185 assignments section. (Image courtesy of Prof. Adam Powell IV.)

Course Highlights

This course features a full set of lecture notes, as well as assignments and exams, both of which include solutions.

» Watch a video introduction featuring the course instructor.
(RM - 56K) (RM - 80K) (RM - 220K)

Course Description

This course deals with solid-state diffusion, homogeneous and heterogeneous chemical reactions, and spinodal decomposition. Topics covered include: heat conduction in solids, convective and radiative heat transfer boundary conditions; fluid dynamics, 1-D solutions to the Navier-Stokes equations, boundary layer theory, turbulent flow, and coupling with heat conduction and diffusion in fluids to calculate heat and mass transfer coefficients.

Special Features

Technical Requirements

Software to view the .tex files on this course site can be accessed via the Comprehensive TeX Archive Network (CTAN) and the TeX Users Group Web site. Microsoft® Excel software is recommended for viewing the .xls files found on this course site. Free Microsoft® Excel viewer software can also be used to view the .xls files. RealOne™ Player software is required to run the .rm files found on this course site.

*Some translations represent previous versions of courses.

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