Heat Transfer (ENE301) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Heat Transfer ENE301 5. Semester 3 1 0 3 6
Pre-requisite Course(s)
Course Language English
Course Type Compulsory Departmental Courses
Course Level Bachelor’s Degree (First Cycle)
Mode of Delivery Face To Face
Learning and Teaching Strategies Lecture, Demonstration, Discussion, Question and Answer, Drill and Practice, Problem Solving.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
  • Asst. Prof. Dr. Mehdi MEHRTASH
Course Assistants
Course Objectives •To introduce the basic principles of heat transfer •To present a wealth of real- world engineering examples to give students a feel for how heat transfer is applied in engineering practice •To develop an intuitive understanding of heat transfer by emphasizing the physics and physical arguments.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Understand the conduction mode of heat transfer mechanism
  • Understand the convection mode of heat transfer mechanism
  • Understand the radiation mode of heat transfer mechanism
  • Improve skills on how to approach and solve problems in mass and heat transfer related engineering problems
Course Content Basic concepts of heat transfer; mechanisms of heat transfer (conduction, convection, radiation).

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Introduction and Basic Concepts Chapter 1
2 Heat Conduction Equation Chapter 2
3 Steady Heat Conduction Chapter 3
4 Transient Heat Conduction Chapter 4
5 Numerical Methods in Heat Conduction Chapter 5
6 Midterm Exam
7 Fundamentals of Convection Chapter 6
8 External Forced Convection Chapter 7
9 Internal Forced Convection Chapter 8
10 Natural Convection Chapter 9
11 Boiling and Condensation Chapter 10
12 Midterm Exam
13 Heat Exchangers Chapter 11
14 Fundamentals of Thermal Radiation Chapter 12
15 Radiation Heat Transfer Chapter 13
16 Final Exam


Course Book 1. Heat and Mass Transfer, Fundamentals and Applications. Yunus A. Çengel, Afshin J. Ghajar, Fifth Edition, Mc-Graw Hill (2015)
2. Incropera’s Principles of Heat and Mass Transfer. Theodore L. Bergman, Adrienne S. Lavine, Frank P. Incropera, David P. DeWitt, Global Edition, Wiley (2017)

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation 1 5
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments 15 15
Presentation - -
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 2 60
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 40
Toplam 19 120
Percentage of Semester Work 60
Percentage of Final Work 40
Total 100

Course Category

Core Courses X
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

The Relation Between Course Learning Competencies and Program Qualifications

# Program Qualifications / Competencies Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5

ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours) 16 3 48
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 12 2 24
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Homework Assignments 15 2 30
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 2 15 30
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 20 20
Total Workload 152