635-0051 – Heat Transfer and Fluid Mechanics (STP)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Thermal Engineering
Subject guarantorprof. Ing. Miroslav Příhoda, CSc.
Study levelundergraduate or graduate
Subject version
Version codeYear of introductionYear of cancellationCredits
635-0051/01 1965/1966 2007/2008 6

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences


Teaching methods


Theory of similarity, criterion equations, dimensional analysis. Flow: fluid statics and dynamics, basic equation. Flow of real fluids, pressure losses. Gas flow through orifice. Expansion nozzle. Natural and forced discharge of combustion products. Conduction heat transfer: analytical and numerical solution of steady and unsteady problems. Convection heat transfer: natural, forced, heat transfer between fluid and solid body. Radiation heat transfer: general laws, radiation properties of bodies, exchange of radiation energy between solid bodies, radiation of gases and their mixtures.

Compulsory literature:

KREITH., F., Black, W. Z. Basic heat transfer. New York : Harper and Row, 1980.

Recommended literature:


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.