ME508 Thermal Radiation (Fall 2017) 
Instructor
Dr. İlker Tarı Office: E206

Teaching Assistant
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COURSE OUTLINE 2017: (PDF) 
HW4: a) Solve Prob 5.1 by taking height and width of the fire as 5 meters. b) Solve Prob. 5.3. Due date: 15.11.2017, Wednesday. HW3: Textbook Problems 4.4, 4.9, 4.12, 4.13 and 4.16. Due date: 8.11.2017, Wednesday. HW2: Textbook Problems 3.7, 3.8, 3.16 and 3.23. Due date: 1.11.2017, Wednesday. MT1 and MT2 will take place during the lecture hours. Tentative exam dates are 22.11.2017 and 3.1.2018. If you have a valid excuse or a conflict preventing you to attend an exam let me know as soon as possible and provide a proof for your excuse. HW1: a. Computational: Writing a short computer program calculate all columns of App. C radiation fraction function table. b. Using App. C table calculate fractions of radiation coming from a blackbody at 5777 K falling into UV, visible and IR bands. c. Learn about "air mass one spectrum" and calculate the fractions of air mass one irradiation falling in UV, visible and IR bands. Due date: 25.10.2017, Wednesday. IMPORTANT: The students who attended the first lecture have been defined in SIS as permitted to add the course. Note that there is still a need to add the course and to get approval from advisors on the students part. Check our course page in odtuclass for course materials and lecture notes.

Text : " Radiative Heat Transfer, 3rd ed." by M.F. Modest, Academic Press, 2013.
Schedule : Wednesday 10:4013:30 in G108.
Homework : Assigned textbook problems.
Term Project(s) : Computational radiative transfer problems will be selected by each student in consultation with the instructor. The projects will involve literature search, programming with Matlab, Mathcad or any programming language, and a short report of findings with discussions.
Grading : There will be two midterm exams, and term projects. There will be no final exam and no makeup.
Two midterm Exams : 50%
Homework & Attendance : 20%
Term Projects : 30%