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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2008:Semester 1, - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Forty-eight hours |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
|Prerequisites:||431-202 Engineering Analysis B (prior to 2001, 421-205 Engineering Analysis B) or equivalent, 411-203 Fluid Mechanics|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
CoordinatorAssoc Prof G Franks
|Subject Overview:||Students completing this course should have acquired an understanding of the principles of process equipment design, the mechanical aspects of the design and operation of process equipment, including safety considerations as well as a fundamental understanding of engineering mechanics and corrosion. |
Content: Design of fluid storage and transfer equipment; pressure and non-pressure vessels, pumps and compressors, nozzles, piping, values. Design of other operational units commonly used in chemical plants; heat exchangers, solid handling devices, fluidised beds. Safety and integrity of equipment; safe working stress; corrosion of metallic components, Design standards and codes of practice. Flow sheets, plant layout; equipment, piping and site layouts. Elements of statics; forces, moments, equilibrium of rigid bodies, application to simple structures. Beams, bending moments and stresses.
|Assessment:||One written 3-hour end-of-semester examination (50%); one assignment due in three or more parts during semester (50%). Students must pass both components of assessment in order to pass the subject.|
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Information Not Available
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:|| |
Bachelor of Engineering (Chemical Engineering) |
Bachelor of Engineering (Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering)
Bachelor of Engineering (Chemical) and Bachelor of Arts
Bachelor of Engineering (Chemical) and Bachelor of Commerce
Bachelor of Engineering (Chemical) and Bachelor of Laws
Bachelor of Engineering (Chemical) and Bachelor of Science
Bachelor of Engineering (EngineeringManagement) Chemical
Bachelor of Engineering(Biochemical Engineering)and Bachelor of Science
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