617-3022 – Transport Phenomena (PJ)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Chemistry
Subject guarantordoc. Ing. Marek Večeř, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduate
Subject version
Version codeYear of introductionYear of cancellationCredits
617-3022/01 2019/2020 6

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

Student: - get the essence of unsteady processes and relations between them and structure of matter. - knows derivation principles of transport equation and is able to apply it to the simple case problems. - is able to explore possibilities of solutions of differential equations - is able to formulate problem for possible numerical solution - is able to choose substantial parameters with practical application form characterization of velocity field, temperature field and concentration field.

Teaching methods



Viscosity heat conductivity and diffusivity in continuum. Relation of transport coefficients to the structure of matter. Application of balance equations for momentum, mass and heat transfer. Steady and unsteady processes. Application of simple problem solutions to the 3D space. Boundary and initial conditions for transport processes. Relation between exact and empirical solutions, engineering applications.

Compulsory literature:

BIRD, R. Byron, Warren E. STEWART a Edwin N. LIGHTFOOT. Transport phenomena. 2nd rev. ed. New York: Wiley, c2007. ISBN 978-0-470-11539-8.

Recommended literature:

PLAWSKY, Joel L. Transport phenomena fundamentals. 3rd ed. Boca Raton: CRC Press, c2014. ISBN 978-1-4665-5533-4.


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.