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ME 523 - Nanoscale Energy Transport

Last offered Fall 2024

Official Description

An advanced treatment of diverse transport phenomena at the nanometer scale involving solids, liquids and gases emphasizing common features in transport by molecules, electrons, phonons, photons, and other quasi-particles of interest, oriented toward applied research in the areas of nanoscale heat transfer and nanoscale energy conversion. Topics include intermolecular forces at surfaces and in the bulk, momentum and species transport in microfluidics, linear response theory, free molecular flow in gases, electron and phonon transport in crystals, Boltzmann equation and its moments, ballistic and diffusive transport, thermoelectric energy conversion, interfacial transport, energy transport in nanostructures and radiative transport in the near-field. Course Information: Approved for letter and S/U grading.

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Nanoscale Energy TransportSS62959LCD40930 - 1050 M W  2051 Sidney Lu Mech Engr Bldg Sanjiv Sinha