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Basics, governing equations, heat conduction, convective heat transfer, mass transfer, porous media, radiation, micro- and nanocroscale heat transfer, numerical heat transfer (NHT), and related topics.
Basic concepts, properties of pure substances, work, heat, and energy, the first law of thermodynamics, the second law of thermodynamics, entropy, irreversibility/availability/exergy, The third law of thermodynamics, power and refrigeration systems, thermodynamic property relations, mixtures and solutions, chemical reactions, phase and chemical equilibrium, thermodynamics of compressible flow, fundamentals of statistical thermodynamics, distribution functions and thermodynamics of Fermi-Dirac and Bose-Einstein gases, heat capacities of solids and gases, and related topics.
Fluid properties and basic concepts, fluid statics, dimensional analysis and similarities, control volume approach, viscous fluid flow, compressible flow, internal incompressible viscous flow, external incompressible viscous flow, flow in open channels, turbomachinery, the Navier-Stokes equations, laminar boundary layer flows, turbulent boundary layer flows, compressible boundary layer flows, and related topics.
Basic concepts of chemical thermodynamics, fundamentals of chemical kinetics, types of combustion, fuels, conservation equations for multicomponent reacting systems, detonation and deflagration waves of premixed gases, premixed laminar flames, gaseous diffusion flames, combustion of liquid fuel droplets, instability, turbulent flames, combustion in two-phase flow systems, chemically reacting boundary-layer flows, ignition, internal combustion engine, gas turbine combustion, and related topics.
Basics, governing equations, interfacial phenomena, melting and solidification, sublimation and vapor deposition, condensation, evaporation, boiling, two-phase flow, porous media and related topics.
Basics, discretization methods, conduction/diffusion problems, convection-diffusion problems, solution of flow field, turbulent flow and heat transfer, grid generation, phase change problems, free surface problems, inverse heat transfer, Monte Carlo methods, Lattice-Boltzmann methods, Molecular Dynamic simulation, Direct Numerical Simulation (DNS) and related topics.
Basic, motion and dimensional, force and torque, pressure, flow, temperature and heat flux, transport properties, optical techniques, data and error analysis, data acquisition and processing, and related topics.
Solids, gas and liquids at atmospheric pressure, phase change materials, liquid-vapor at saturation, mass transfer properties, and radiation properties.
Heat exchanger, thermal manufacturing, biomedical engineering, electronics cooling, heat pipes, energy and fuel cells.
Nanotechnology, biotechnology, information technology, and security.