Thermal engineering

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Thermal Engineering is a study of energy transport particularly in nanoscale structure to obtain knowledge and understanding of the scientific effects on physical world that can o engineering discoveries in industrial energy applications. The thermal engineering is heat transfer, thermodynamics, energy conversion, and HVAC applications.

One or more of the following disciplines may be involved in solving a particular thermal engineering problem:

Thermal engineering may be practiced by mechanical engineers and chemical engineers.

One branch of knowledge used frequently in thermal engineering is that of thermofluids.


  • Engineering : HVAC
  • Cooling of computer chips[1]
  • Boiler design
  • Solar heating
  • In design of combustion engines
  • Thermal power plants
  • Commercial cooling system


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