Afternoon Session of FE Exam -
Chemical Discipline

Heat Transfer Topic Area



The following subtopics are covered in the Heat Transfer portion of the afternoon, Chemical Discipline examination:

A. Conductive heat transfer
B. Convective heat transfer
C. Radiation heat transfer
D. Heat transfer coefficients
E. Heat exchanger types (e.g., plate and frame, spiral)
F. Flow configuration (e.g., cocurrent/countercurrent)
G. Log mean temperature difference (LMTD) and NTU
H. Fouling
I. Shell-and-tube heat exchanger design (e.g., area, number of passes)

The Heat Transfer portion covers approximately 10% of the afternoon session test content.