4.2 Fick’s law: introduction

Course subject(s) 4. First step into heat and mass transfer

During this chapter, we will introduce you to Fick’s Law. You’ll notice that there is a stunning similarity between Fick’s and Fourier’s law, and that’s exactly what we want you to see!

We will not only show you how Fick’s Law is built up, but you will have to apply it to basic situations like evaporating water in a fish tank. After today, you will be able to answer questions about mass transfer and it should give you enough leverage to complete the graded questions.

Good luck!

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