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Villanova University Courses:


ME 3950 - Heat Transfer

Undergraduate - Fall 2018, Fall 2019, Fall 2020, Fall 2022, Fall 2023.

Topics: introduction to conduction, 1D and 2D steady-state conduction, transient conduction, convection fundamentals, external and internal flow heat transfer, natural convection, heat exchangers, radiation heat transfer.

ME 3100 - Thermodynamics

Undergraduate - Spring 2019, Spring 2020, Spring 2021, Spring 2022, Spring 2024.

Topics: conservation of mass, the 1st and 2nd laws of thermodynamics, properties of pure substances, entropy, reversible and irreversible processes, device and cycle performance, application to engineering problems such as gas turbine engines, refrigerators, and heat pumps.

ME 8038 - Computational Fluid Dynamics

Graduate - Spring 2023.

Topics: physical and mathematical foundations of computational fluid mechanics and heat transfer. Classification of partial differential equations and solution techniques. Solution methods for model equations, such as wave equation, heat equation, Laplace’s equation, and Burgers’ equation. Application of numerical methods to the governing equations of fluid mechanics and heat transfer. 

Educational Outreach Activities:



Engineering is for Girls!

Grades 4-9

Outreach activity to increase the interest of local girl scouts in Science, Technology and Engineering by creating and presenting stereo 3D flow simulation videos of flying and swimming animals.

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