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Advanced Diploma in Heat Exchangers: Fundamentals and Design Analysis

In this free online course, learn about the design and network analysis involved in heat exchangers and regenerators.

Engineering
Free Course
In this free online course, learn about heat exchangers, their importance and how they're used in different industries. You will explore the design and analysis of different types of heat exchangers and regenerators. This course will be of interest to mechanical engineering students or design professionals. Boost your mechanical engineering knowledge and skills, by studying this comprehensive course.
  • Duration

    20-30 Hours
  • Assessment

    Yes
  • Certification

    Yes
  • Responsive

    Yes
  • Publisher

    NPTEL

Description

Modules

Outcome

Certification

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Description

In this free online course, you are introduced to the world of heat exchangers, where you will explore the design and analysis of different types of heat exchangers and regenerators. Calculations, problems, examples and assessment questions in this instructor-led video-based course, are designed to provide you with a comprehensive foundation, which will enable you to progress further into this area as a career.

The course begins by introducing you to different types of heat exchangers. Then their various applications across different industries are covered. You will explore the enhancement of heat transfer in heat exchangers, which is meant to maximize efficiency and effectiveness. The course will teach you about basic thermal and hydraulic analysis, tubular heat exchangers, as well as plate fin heat exchangers. You will also learn about direct contact heat exchangers, regenerators, heat pipes, phase change heat exchangers, heat exchanger testing and more.

This course will be of interest to mechanical engineering students or design professionals, or those looking to enhance their career prospects in industry. Start this course today and learn more about heat exchangers, their fundamentals and design analysis.

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Modules

Heat Exchangers

Design and Simulation

Tubular Heat Exchanger

Heat Transfer

Fin Heat Exchangers

Plate Fin Heat Exchanger

Surface Condensers

Heat Pipes

Micro Heat Exchangers

Regenerators

Fouling

Network Analysis

Course assessment

Learning Outcomes

Having completed this course you will be able to:


  • List the classifications and applications of heat exchangers
  • Describe the design and simulation of heat exchangers
  • Explain heat transfer co-efficient, double pipe and shell and tube heat exchangers
  • Discuss the enhancement of heat transfer compact heat exchangers
  • Compare and contrast fin tube and plate fine heat exchangers
  • Describe heat pipes and heat pipe heat exchangers
  • Discuss phase change heat exchangers and surface condensers
  • Explain micro heat exchangers, micro scale heat transfer and micro channels
  • Outline the design and simulation of regenerators
  • Describe fouling in heat exchangers and direct contact heat exchangers
  • Summarise heat exchanger network synthesis and heat exchanger testing

Certification

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