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Syllabus ( BENG 311 )


   Basic information
Course title: Heat and Mass Transfer in Bioengineering
Course code: BENG 311
Lecturer: Dr. Cansu ÜLKER TURAN
ECTS credits: 6
GTU credits: 3 ()
Year, Semester: 3, Fall
Level of course: First Cycle (Undergraduate)
Type of course: Compulsory
Language of instruction: English
Mode of delivery: Face to face
Pre- and co-requisites: BENG 211 Mass and Energy Balances
Professional practice: No
Purpose of the course: The purpose of this course is to teach mass transfer and heat transfer principles and applications in Bioengineering.
   Learning outcomes Up

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Solve mass transfer problems

    Contribution to Program Outcomes

    1. Acquire knowledge on biological, chemical, physical and mathematical principles which constitute the basis of bioengineering applications
    2. Understand design and production processes in bioengineering applications.
    3. Apply mathematical analysis and modeling methods for bioengineering design and production processes.

    Method of assessment

    1. Written exam
    2. Homework assignment
  2. Solve heat transfer problems

    Contribution to Program Outcomes

    1. Acquire knowledge on biological, chemical, physical and mathematical principles which constitute the basis of bioengineering applications
    2. Understand design and production processes in bioengineering applications.
    3. Apply mathematical analysis and modeling methods for bioengineering design and production processes.

    Method of assessment

    1. Written exam
    2. Homework assignment
  3. Perform heat and mass analyses for bioengineering applications.

    Contribution to Program Outcomes

    1. Acquire knowledge on biological, chemical, physical and mathematical principles which constitute the basis of bioengineering applications
    2. Understand design and production processes in bioengineering applications.

    Method of assessment

    1. Written exam
    2. Homework assignment
   Contents Up
Week 1: Introduction to the course. Basic concepts of thermodynamics and heat transfer.
Week 2: Heat transfer mechanisms
Steady heat conduction
Week 3: Steady heat conduction
In-class session - I
Week 4: Steady heat conduction : Resistance approach
Week 5: Unsteady-state heat conduction
Homework I
Week 6: Fundamentals of heat convection
In-class session - II
Week 7: Mid-term Exam
Week 8: Forced convection
Week 9: Heat exchangers
Natural convection
In-class session - III
Week 10: Basic concepts of mass transfer. Analogy between heat and mass transfer. Diffusion in gases, liquids, and solids.
Week 11: General mass balance (continuity) equation
Homework-II
Week 12: Steady-state mass transfer
In-class session - IV
Week 13: Unsteady-state mass transfer
Week 14: Mass convection and mass transfer coefficients
In-class session - V
Homework-III
Week 15*: -
Week 16*: Final exam
Textbooks and materials: Heat and Mass Transfer: Fundamentals and Applications (5th Ed), Yunus A. Çengel, Afshin J. Ghajar, 2015
Recommended readings: Bioprocess Engineering Principles (2nd Ed.), Pauline M. Doran, 2013
Transport Processes and Separation Process Principles (Includes Unit Operations) (4th Edition), Christie J. Geankoplis, Prentice Hall, 2003
Transport Phenomena (Revised 2nd Edition),R. Byron Bird, Warren E. Stewart, Edwin N. Lightfoot, John Wiley and Sons, New York, 2007.
Heat and Mass Transfer: A Practical Approach, Yunus A. Çengel, McGraw-Hill Education, 2006
  * Between 15th and 16th weeks is there a free week for students to prepare for final exam.
Assessment Up
Method of assessment Week number Weight (%)
Mid-terms: 7 30
Other in-term studies: 3, 6, 9, 12, 14 15
Project: 0
Homework: 5, 11, 14 15
Quiz: 0
Final exam: 16 40
  Total weight:
(%)
   Workload Up
Activity Duration (Hours per week) Total number of weeks Total hours in term
Courses (Face-to-face teaching): 3 14
Own studies outside class: 4 14
Practice, Recitation: 1 5
Homework: 4 3
Term project: 0 0
Term project presentation: 0 0
Quiz: 0 0
Own study for mid-term exam: 14 1
Mid-term: 3 1
Personal studies for final exam: 14 1
Final exam: 3 1
    Total workload:
    Total ECTS credits:
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  * ECTS credit is calculated by dividing total workload by 25.
(1 ECTS = 25 work hours)
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