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Graduate Record 2021-2022 [ARCHIVED RECORD]

MAE 6120 - Microscale Heat Transfer

Effective Start Date: 03/01/2009
This course will begin with a study of the fundamental microscopic energy carriers (definitions, properties, energy levels and disruptions of photons, phonons, and electrons.) Transport of energy will then be investigated with an emphasis on microscale effects in space and in time. The approaches used to describe microscale heat transportation differ significantly from the macroscopic phenomenological approaches and include new physical mechanisms. They often involve solution of the Boltzman transport equation and the equation of phonon radiative transfer. These approaches will be introduced with an emphasis on ultra-short time scale heating and ultra-low temperatures. Prerequisite: Instructor Permission

Credits: 3
Grading Basis: Student Option