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AERO 4446 [0.5 credit] Heat Transfer for Aerospace Applications

Fundamentals of heat transfer with emphasis on aerospace systems design. Conduction, convection and radiation modes of heat transfer. Radiation exchange between surfaces and view factors. Radiation in spacecraft thermal control. High speed flight and reentry heating.
Precludes additional credit for MECH 4406.
Prerequisite(s): MAAE 2400 and (MAAE 3300 or MECH 3310) and fourth-year status in Engineering.
Lectures three hours a week.