Module Title:   Transport Process Modelling

Module Credit:   10

Module Code:   ENG4060M

Academic Year:   2015/6

Teaching Period:   Semester 1

Module Occurrence:   A

Module Level:   FHEQ Level 7

Module Type:   Standard module

Provider:   Engineering

Related Department/Subject Area:   School of Engineering

Principal Co-ordinator:   Prof H Benkreira

Additional Tutor(s):   -

Prerequisite(s):   None

Corequisite(s):   None

To provide for the development and implementation of specialist knowledge/methods in the mathematical modelling of transport processes to engineer materials with advanced properties.

Learning Teaching & Assessment Strategy:
Interactive lectures, from invited specialists and staff engaged in research, present students with the core theory. Directed study and exposure to research laboratories are used to extend and consolidate this learning.

Lectures:   16.00          Directed Study:   74.00           
Seminars/Tutorials:   4.00          Other:   0.00           
Laboratory/Practical:   4.00          Formal Exams:   2.00          Total:   100.00

On successful completion of this module you will be able to...

critically evaluate the steps leading to the development of mathematical models of materials processing;

On successful completion of this module you will be able to...

(i) plan and design a programme of work to model transport processes in an engineering system ,
(ii) select appropriate constitutive models for complex applications),
(iii) implement mathematical techniques to obtain solutions and (iv) evaluate model results;

On successful completion of this module you will be able to...

use scientific methods, apply systematic problem solving methods, and provide interpretation of model results.

  Examination - closed book 2.00 100%
  Examination - closed book
  Examination - closed book 2.00 100%
  Supplementary Assessment

Outline Syllabus:
Introduction to modelling of basic engineering transport systems including Fluid Flow (Newtonian and Non-Newtonian) and Heat Transfer. Importance of Constitutive Equations in Transport Process Modelling. Critical Evaluation of Modelling Results.
Applications to Mathematical Modelling of: (i) Polymer Melt Flow, (ii) Polymer Solid Phase Deformation, (iii) Metallic Materials Deformation, (iv) Ceramics Sintering and Consolidation and (v) Vapour Deposition and Diffusion Processes in Surface Engineering.

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