# Scientific Preparation Programme

**SCIENTIFIC PREPARATION PROGRAMME ****OF ENERGY ENGINEERING GRADUATE PROGRAMME**

The students registered to the Scientific Preparation Programme are required to take **3** courses listed in Table 1 based upon the evaluation by the Energy Engineering Programme, focusing on the structure of the undergraduate program that the student completed and also the level his/her success within those programs.

**Table 1.** Scientific Preparation Programme Course List

No. |
Course |
Course Title |
Credit |
Department |

1 | CHE 220
ME 207 ESE 201 |
Thermodynamics I
Thermodynamics I Thermodynamics I |
(3-0)3
(2-2)3 (2-2)3 |
Chem. Eng.
Mech. Eng. En. Syst. Eng. |

2 | CHE 311
ME 340 ESE 301 |
Heat and Mass Transfer
Heat Transfer Heat Transfer |
(4-0)4
(4-0)4 (4-0)4 |
Chem. Eng.
Mech. Eng. En. Syst. Eng. |

3 | CHE 222
ME 301 ESE 311 |
Fluid Mechanics
Fluid Mechanics I Fluid Mechanics I |
(4-0)4
(2-2)3 (3-0)3 |
Chem. Eng.
Mech. Eng. En. Syst. Eng. |

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**Description of the Courses**

**CHE 220 Thermodynamics I (3-0) 3**

Concept of equilibrium, temperature and reversibility. First law and concepts of heat and work. Second law and entropy. Equations of state and thermodynamics of pure substances. Engineering applications of these principles in the analysis and design of closed and open systems. Thermodynamic analysis of cyclic processes including power generation and refrigeration.

**ME 207 Thermodynamics I (2-2) 3**

Properties of a Pure Substance. Equations of State for Fluids and Solids. Work, Heat. First Law of Thermodynamics for Closed and Open Systems. Second Law of Thermodynamics, Carnot Cycle, Entropy, Irreversibility and Availability.

**ESE 201 Thermodynamics I (2-2)3 **

Introduction and basic concepts of thermodynamics. Properties of pure substances. The first law of thermodynamics for closed and open systems. The second law of thermodynamics. Entropy. Exergy.

**CHE 311 Heat and Mass Transfer (4-0) 4**

Steady state heat conduction. The energy equation. Fourier’s law. Unsteady-state conduction. Convective heat transfer. Radiation. Design of heat transfer equipment. Diffusion, fluxes, and component conservation equations. Convective mass transfer. Interphase mass transport coefficients. A small design project will be assigned to each student.

**ME 340 Heat Transfer (4-0) 4**

Heat Conduction: Diffusion Equation, Boundary Conditions, One Dimensional Steady State Heat Conduction, Thermal Resistance Concept. Fins. Transient Conduction: Lumped Analysis, Heisler Diagrams. Finite Difference Methods. Convective Heat Transfer. Boundary Layers. External and Internal Flow Correlations. Natural Convection. Boiling and Condensation. Fundamentals of Thermal Radiation: Blackbody Radiation. View Factors, Radiation in Enclosures, Circuit Analyses. Small Projects will be given during the Course.

**ESE 301 Heat Transfer (4-0) 4 **

Heat conduction, heat diffusion equation, boundary conditions, one dimensional steady state heat conduction, thermal resistance, fins, unsteady one-dimensional heat conduction, multi-dimensional heat conduction, finite difference in heat transfer, convection heat transfer, boundary layer, heat transfer correlations for internal and external flows, correlations for natural convection, boiling and condensation, introduction to radiation heat transfer, black body, view factor, heat transfer between black bodies

** CHE 222 Fluid Mechanics (4-0) 4**

Introduction to mechanical principles governing fluid flow. Stress in a fluid. Conservation of mass and momentum, using differential and integral balances. Elementary constitutive equations. Hydrostatics. Exact solutions of the Navier-Stokes equations. Approximate solutions using control volume analysis. Mechanical energy balances and Bernoulli’s equation. Dimensional analysis and dynamic similarity. Introduction to boundary-layer theory and turbulence. A small design project will be assigned to each student.

**ME 301 Fluid Mechanics I (2-2) 3**

Hydrostatics. Kinematics of Flow. Continuity Equation. Euler’s and Bernoulli’s Equations. Viscous Flow Equations. Head Loss in Ducts and Piping Systems. Momentum Theorems. Dimensional Analysis and Similitude. Potential Flow, Circulation and Vorticity.

**ESE 311 Fluid Mechanics I (3-0) 3**

Definition of fluid and their types based on deformation rate. Concept of shear stress. Fluid statics. Stability of floating objects. Lagrangian and Eulerian approaches. Conservation of mass and momentum in integral sense.