Engineering and design

Advanced Thermofluids

Module code: 526H3
Level 7 (Masters)
15 credits in autumn teaching
Teaching method: Lecture
Assessment modes: Coursework, Unseen examination

  • Flow governing equations
  • turbulence: Reynolds-averaged Navier-Stokes equations, mixing length and k-e model
  • integral methods for boundary layers
  • combustion, including radiation in gases
  • unsteady flow
  • measurement techniques
  • lubrication: Reynolds equation, regimes of lubrication
  • compressible flows.

Module learning outcomes

  • Systematically understand the flow equations, RANS and turbulence modelling principles
  • Have critical awareness of boundary layer theories
  • Considerable knowledge of lubrication using fluids and flow compressibility
  • Apply measuring techniques in thermofluids experiments