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Code 13519
Year 1
Semester S2
ECTS Credits 6
Workload TP(60H)
Scientific area Biomedical Sciences
Mode of delivery Face to face
Work placements Not Aplicable
Learning outcomes Provide knowledge in the multidisciplinary field of transport phenomena. Carry out the learning and mastery of concepts, equations and calculation techniques in fluid mechanics, in heat and mass transfers. To know the behavior of Newtonian and non-Newtonian fluids and respective flows. To characterize the multiphase flow and suspension flow. Simulate and solve problems in transport phenomena. Acquire knowledge and skills in the multidisciplinary field of transport phenomena. Use the concepts, principles, equations and the calculation techniques of fluid mechanics. Apply the concepts, principles, equations and computational techniques in momentum, mass and energy transfers. Interpret the behavior of Newtonian and non-Newtonian fluids. Characterize the multiphase and suspension flows and respective applications. Simulate and solve theoretical and applied problems of biotransport systems
Syllabus 1. Thermodynamics and energy: Fundamental concepts. The laws of thermodynamics. The thermodynamics and biological systems. Properties of substances and their representation. Thermodynamic diagrams. Balance equations. Thermodynamic cycles.
2. Mass transfer: Introduction and basic concepts. Composition of mixtures and types of flows. Mixtures transport properties. Porous media. Darcy's law. Applications in the biomedical field.
3. Heat Transfer: Introduction and Fundamental Concepts. Heat transfer by conduction, by convection and by radiation.
4. Basis of fluid mechanics: fluid concept and properties. General laws and equations of state. General equations of fluid mechanics. Bernoulli equation and applications. Incompressible viscous internal flows. Hagen-Poiseuille equation.
5. Non-Newtonian and suspension flows: Viscosity. Concept of non-Newtonian fluid. Generalized Newtonian fluid (GNF). Multiphase and suspension flows
Main Bibliography - Robert W. Fox, "Introduction to Fluid Mechanics", John Wiley & Sons, 2006
- Yunus A. Çengel, Michael A. Boles, "Thermodynamics," McGraw-Hill, 2001
- Cengel, Y., Heat Transfer - A Practical Approach, McGraw-Hill, 1998
- Wiley, "Wiley Encyclopedia of Biomedical Engineering, 6-Volume Set", Metin Akay (Editor), 2006
- Treybal, Robert E., "Mass-Transfer operations", McGraw-Hill, 1986
- Bear, Jacob. "Dynamics of fluids in porous media." New York: Dover, 1988
- Lee Waite, Jerry Fine, "Applied Biofluid Mechanics", McGraw-Hill, 2007
- John D. Enderle, Susan M. Blanchard, Joseph D. Bronzino "Introduction to Biomedical Engineering", Elsevier, 2005
Language Portuguese. Tutorial support is available in English.
Last updated on: 2018-07-24

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