Heat Transfer Applications (506H3)

15 credits, Level 7 (Masters)

Spring teaching

Topics covered include:

  • heat exchanger theory, design, analysis and applications
  • applications of convective heat transfer to changes of phase (boiling and condensation)
  • boundary layer theory, integral equations and scale analysis
  • applications of heat transfer instrumentation, temperature and heat flux, and associated errors.


100%: Lecture


100%: Examination (Unseen examination)

Contact hours and workload

This module is approximately 150 hours of work. This breaks down into about 30 hours of contact time and about 120 hours of independent study. The University may make minor variations to the contact hours for operational reasons, including timetabling requirements.

This module is running in the academic year 2020/21. We also plan to offer it in future academic years. It may become unavailable due to staff availability, student demand or updates to our curriculum. We’ll make sure to let our applicants know of such changes to modules at the earliest opportunity.


This module is offered on the following courses: