Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
On campus only
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 36 hours of lectures, 12 hours of tutorials and 3 hours of laboratory work. |
Total Time Commitment: 120 hours
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||N/A|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||N/A|
|Core Participation Requirements:||For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry. |
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CoordinatorDr Nicholas Hutchins
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Unit 1, Fluid Dynamics: On completion of this unit students should be able to analyse inviscid flow of an incompressible fluid for simple boundary conditions and know where the concepts are applicable in practice; appreciate the application of Laplace's equation to a number of phenomena including fluid flow; be able to use complex velocity potential analysis to solve a variety of inviscid flow problems including incompressible flow past airfoils; and know the basic characteristics of pumps and fans and their classification and how to match these with operating systems.
Topics covered include basic introduction to inviscid flow with and without vorticity; concepts and analysis using stream function and velocity potential; incompressible viscous flow past bodies with vortex shedding; and basic equations of pumps and fans and their classification and characteristics.
Unit 2, Thermodynamics: On completion of this unit students should have an understanding of the fundamentals of heat transfer under steady and unsteady conditions; appreciate the application of Laplace's equation to heat conduction; understand the principles of thermodynamic plant design including heat and mass transfer; and have a working knowledge of heat exchangers and regenerators.
Topics covered include thermal conduction in steady and unsteady conditions; convection, Reynolds analogy and dimensional analysis; free and forced convection; radiation heat transfer; heat and mass transfer, boiling and condensation; and heat exchangers and regenerators, heat exchanger applications.
|Objectives:||At the conclusion of this subject students should be able to: |
• Analyse incompressible and inviscid fluid flows using potential flow theory
• Apply the first and second laws of thermodynamics to several engineering devices.
• Analyse devices in which heat transfer by conduction, convection and radiation occurs.
One 3-hour end-of-semester examination. Tutorial tests and assignments to be submitted throughout the semester. Unit 1 Fluid Mechanics: Examination 35%; laboratory 5% and assignments not exceeding 30 pages or equivalent 10%. Unit 2 Heat Transfer: Examination 35%, laboratory and assignment reports not exceeding 30 pages or equivalent 15%.
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|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:||On completion of the subject students should have the following skills: |
Bachelor of Engineering (Biomedical) Biomechanics |
Bachelor of Engineering (EngineeringManagement)Mechanical&Manufacturing
Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical &Manufacturing) and Bachelor of Arts
Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical &Manufacturing)& Bachelor of Science
Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical &Manufacturing)/Bachelor of Commerce
Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering)
Bachelor of Engineering (Mechatronics) and Bachelor of Computer Science
Bachelor of Engineering(Mechanical & Manufacturing) and Bachelor of Laws
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