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CED256 - Introduction to Transport Phenomena



Course length

200 minutes / week



CED256 - Introduction to Transport Phenomena


Jindrayani Nyoo Putro

About the course

Prerequisite courses

CED215 - Engineering Mathematics I, CED216 - Computer Programming

Course description and learning objectives

Student completing this course will be able to:
• Explain momentum transport principle.
• Explain energy transport principle.
• Explain mass transfer concept

Topics include

1. Principle of momentum transport: Newtonian’s law of viscosity, shell momentum balance, Navier-Stokes equation. Analytical solutions related to momentum transport.
2. Principle of energy transport: Fourier law of heat conduction, shell energy balance, differential energy equation. Solving problems in conduction and convective heat transfer.
3. Principle of mass transfer: Fick’s law of diffusion, shell mass balance, differential mass equation. Solving problems in diffusion and convective mass transfer.


1. Bird, B.R., Stewart, W.E., Lightfoot, E.N., 2002, Transport Phenomena, second edition, New York, John Wiley & Sons.
2. Smith J. M., H. C. Van Ness., and Abbott, M. B. 2005. Introduction to Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics, 7th ed, New York: Mc Graw Hill Book Company.
3. Sandler, S. I. 2001. Chemical and Engineering Thermodynamics. 3rd ed. New York: John Wiley & Sons.

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