# Fundamentals of Transport Processes

IISc Bangalore, , Prof. V. Kumaran

Updated On 02 Feb, 19

IISc Bangalore, , Prof. V. Kumaran

Updated On 02 Feb, 19

Contents:

Introduction - Dimensional analysis - Limitations of unit operations approach - Diffusion due to random motion. Estimates of diffusion coefficient from kinetic theory and for turbulent flow - Steady and unsteady diffusion in one dimension from a flat plate - Equivalence of heat, mass and momentum transport for unsteady one dimensional diffusion - Steady and unsteady transfer to a cylinder - balances in cylindrical co-ordinates - Effect of pressure in fluid flow.Steady and unsteady flow in a pipe. Method of separation of variables - Oscillatory flow in a pipe. Use of complex analysis for oscillatory flow. Boundary layer analysis - Free surface flows down an inclined plane. Combination of convection, diffusion.

Derivation of balance laws for stationary control volumes as partial differential equations for heat, mass and momentum transfer - Balances in cylindrical and spherical coordinates - Diffusion dominated transport in three dimensions. Fourier's law, Ficks law as partial differential equations - Solution of temperature field in a cube using spherical harmonic expansions - Temperature field around a spherical inclusion. The use of separation of variables.

Spherical harmonics. Equivalent point charge representations - Thermal conductivity of a composite - Effect of convection at low Peclet number. Regular perturbation expansion for streaming flow past a sphere - Convection at high Peclet number. Boundary layer solutions for streaming past a sphere - Computational solutions of diffusion dominated flows.

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Fundamentals of Transport Processes by Prof. V. Kumaran, Department of Chemical Engineering, IISc Bangalore. For more details on NPTELvisit httpnptel.iitm.ac.in

Sam

Sep 12, 2018

Excellent course helped me understand topic that i couldn't while attendinfg my college.

Dembe

March 29, 2019

Great course. Thank you very much.