Course Name: Heat Transfer

Course abstract

This is a fundamental subject for Chemical Engineering students and is also important in disciplines as diverse as Mechanical Engineering, Biotechnology and Nanotechnology. This course deals with both the fundamental and applied aspects, starting with the basic concepts and governing equations and evolving into the design of relevant industrial units. The students will be made aware of the core scientific issues and will be encouraged to solve problems on their own.

Course Instructor

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Professor Sunando DasGupta is a professor of Chemical Engineering and was the Dean of Sponsored Research at the Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur. He obtained his Bachelor’s degree from the Jadavpur university, Masters from IIT Kanpur and PhD from the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA in 1992. His research interests are in the fields of microscale transport processes and microfluidics and he has over 140 publications in peer reviewed journals. Prof. DasGupta is a Fellow of the National Academy of Engineering, has received the Herdillia Award by the Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers for excellence in Basic Research in Chemical Engineering and is a Senior Associate of the Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Trieste, Italy.
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Teaching Assistant(s)

Sri Ganesh

M. Tech, Chemical Engineering


Manikuntala Mukhopadhyay

M. Tech, Chemical Engineering


 Course Duration : Jul-Oct 2018

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 Enrollment : 18-Apr-2018 to 30-Jul-2018