Transport Phenomena I

Course during the winter semester in German language.

The present dates for the lecture and exercise should be visible in RWTHonline, or rather the learning platform RWTHmoodle.


Basic Knowledge/Basics of heat transfer and mass transfer, Base equation of heat conduction, Convection and thermal radiation, The first fundamental theorem of thermodynamics, Systems
System boundary, Fourier’s law, Fourier’s differential equation, One-dimensional stationary heat conduction, Rips, Unsteady heat conduction, Numerical methods for heat conduction, Basics of convective heat transfer, Theory of similarity, Buckingham’s theorem, Thermal radiation, Radiation exchange, Gas radiation


The script is available as a download in RWTHmoodle for all students, who registered for the course. In addition to this, it is acquirable as a printed version at the secretary’s office of the department.


The exam comprises of three tasks, which have to be solved within 1,5 hours.