Fluid Flow and Heat Transfer in Industrial Applications

Course Info

Length: 1 Week

Type: Online

Available Dates


  • July-01-2024


  • Aug-05-2024


  • Sep-02-2024


Course Details

Course Outline

5 days course

Fluid properties and their transport characteristics
  • Fluid at rest: hydrostatic pressure, buoyancy and stability.
  • Fluid in motion: velocity and pressure variation
  • Oil and gas flow in process piping and long distance pipelines
  • Calculation of pressure losses and required flow power
  • Consideration of pipe networks
  • Workshop: Examples and problem solutions
Drag and lift forces on 3D bodies in turbulent flow
  • Centrifugal pumps and hydro-turbines
  • Centrifugal and axial compressors
  • Gas and steam turbines
  • Wind turbines
  • Hydraulics and pneumatics applications
  • Workshop: Examples and problem solutions
Flow control and measurement techniques: Custody transfer
  • Advanced measurements: LDA; Ultrasound and visualization techniques
  • Heat transfer mechanisms: conduction, convection and radiation
  • Forced and free convection heat transfer
  • Shell and tube heat exchangers and their effectiveness
  • Plate heat exchangers
  • Workshop: Examples and problem solutions
Radiation heat transfer characteristics
  • Solar radiation applications
  • Combined heat transfer processes: combustion in industrial boilers
  • Phase change: boiling and condensation, melting and solidification
  • Steam generators, reboilers and condensers
  • Cooling towers
  • Workshop: Examples and problem solutions
Thermal insulation materials and technologies


  • Heat transfer in efficient buildings and HVAC
  • Heat transfer augmentation techniques: examples of engineering applications
  • Measurement techniques and visualization technique
  • Summary and wrap up

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