# Transport Phenomena Petro 8th Sem Syllabus for VTU BE 2017 Scheme

Transport Phenomena detail syllabus for Petroleum Engineering (Petro), 2017 scheme is taken from VTU official website and presented for VTU students. The course code (17CH81), and for exam duration, Teaching Hr/week, Practical Hr/week, Total Marks, internal marks, theory marks, duration and credits do visit complete sem subjects post given below.

For all other petro 8th sem syllabus for be 2017 scheme vtu you can visit Petro 8th Sem syllabus for BE 2017 Scheme VTU Subjects. The detail syllabus for transport phenomena is as follows.

#### Course Objectives:

1. To introduce the students about basic laws of momentum, heat and mass transfer.
2. To determine the heat transfer rate and temperature distribution for different heat transfer situations.
3. To determine the mass transfer rate and concentration distribution for different mass transfer situations.
4. To study the different analogies between mass, momentum and mass transfer

#### Module 2

Velocity Distribution in Laminar Flow: Different Flow situations, Steady state Shell momentum balances, Boundaryconditions applicable to momentum transport problems, Flow over a flat plate, Flow through a circular tube, Flow through Annulus. Steady State Shell Energy Balances: General Boundary conditions applicable to energy transport problems of chemical engineering. Heat conduction through compound walls. Overall heat transfer coefficient.

#### Module 3

Temperature Distribution in Solids and in Laminar Flow: Different situations of heat transfer: Heat conduction with internal generation by electrical and nuclear energy sources, Heat conduction in a cooling fin: Forced and free convection heat transfer.
Concentration Distributions in Laminar Flow: Steady state Shell mass balances. General Boundary conditions applicable to mass transport problems of chemical engineering. Equimolar counter diffusion.Numerical problems.

#### Module 5

Analogies between Momentum, Heat and Mass Transport: Analogies between Momentum, Heat and Mass Transport – Reynold’s, Prandtl’s and Chilton & Colburn analogies. Equations of Change: Equation of continuity, Equation of motion; Navier – Stokes equation.

#### Course Outcomes:

Students after completion of course will be able to

1. Explain types of fluids,comprehend effect of temperature and pressure on transport properties of fluids and apply transport laws to solve numerical.
2. Derive overall heat transfer coefficient, Temperature distribution with and without energy sources
3. Determine velocity profile and shear stress profiles in different flow situations
4. Derive molar flux for stagnant gas, liquid films, homogeneous and heterogeneous reactions and applications to falling film forced convection mass transfer
5. Determine HT & MT coefficient using various analogies

#### Question paper pattern:

• The question paper will have ten questions.
• Each full Question consisting of 20 marks
• There will be 2 full questions (with a maximum of four sub questions) from each module.
• Each full question will have sub questions covering all the topics under a module.
• The students will have to answer 5 full questions, selecting one full question from each module.

#### Graduate Attributes (as per NBA):

1. Critical Thinking
2. Problem solving
3. Use of modern tools
4. Life – long Learning

#### Text Books:

1. Transport Phenomena, Bird, Stewart and Lightfoot, Academic Press, 1994.

#### Reference Books:

1. Momentum Heat and Mass Transport, Welty, Wikes and Watson, 4th Edn., John Wiley, 2000.
2. Principles of Unit Operations in Chemical engineering, Foust et al, 2nd Edition, John Wiley, 1990.
3. Transport Phenomena – A Unified Approach, Robert S. Brodley and Henry C. Hershley, Vol.2, Brodkey Publishing, 2003.

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