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Mass, Momentum, And Energy Transfer In Energy Systems


Credit Hours:


Learning Objective:

Formulations for analyzing complicated thermal-hydraulic phenomena in energy systems. Derivation of two-phase flow field equations and constitutive relations. Thermal-hydraulic modeling of nuclear reactor systems. Analyses of nuclear reactor safety related phenomena based on conservation principles


Overview of reactor systems, reactor thermal-hydraulics fundamentals, single-phase flow and two-phase flow formulations, basics on single-phase laminar and turbulent flows, one-dimensional analysis of reactor systems, mixture and two-fluid formulations, basic two-phase flow phenomena pertinent to reactor thermal-hydraulics.
Fall 2021 Syllabus

Topics Covered:


Undergraduate Fluid Dynamics
Undergraduate Heat Transfer

Applied / Theory:

30 / 70


No Homework


Midterm Exam 50% Final Exam 50% Exams are closed book and notes.


Recommended but not required:
R.B. Bird, W. E. Stewart & E. N. Lightfood "Transport Phenomena" John Wiley & Sons (2nd edition)
Neil E. Todreas and Mujid S. Kazimi, Nuclear Systems I, Taylor & Francis
Mamoru Ishii and Takashi Hibiki, Thermo-fluid Dynamics of Two-Phase Flow, Springer
R. Aris, Vectors, Tensors, and Basic Equations of Fluid Mechanics, Prentice Hall

Computer Requirements:

ProEd Minimum Requirements: