Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2014.
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This subject is not offered in 2014.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 1 x two hour lecture + 2 x one hour lecture + 1 x one hour tutorial per week |
Total Time Commitment:
Estimated 200 hours
Students must have completed the following subject prior to enrolling in this subject:
Study Period Commencement:
(Prior to 2010 CHEN40003 Reactor Engineering)
As well as ONE OF the following subjects:
Study Period Commencement:
Semester 1, Semester 2
ENGR30001 Fluid Mechanics and Thermodynamics (prior to 2013)
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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.
This subject is divided into advanced thermodynamics (approximately 9 weeks) and advanced reactor engineering (approximately 3 weeks).
The advanced thermodynamics component focuses on the definitions and applications of the laws of thermodynamics, especially the implications of entropy and equilibrium on phases, mixtures, chemical reactions and interfaces:
INTENDED LEARNING OUTCOMES (ILOs)
On completion of this subject the student is expected to:
Hurdle requirement: An overall mark of 50% and a mark of 40% or more in the end-of-semester examination are required to pass the subject
Sandler, S.I., Chemical, Biochemical, and Engineering Thermodynamics, 4th Edition, 2006, Wiley
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
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During this subject the student will practice the ability to:
LEARNING AND TEACHING METHODS
The subject is delivered through a combination of lectures and tutorials. The tutorials include aspects of student-centred learning. Regular online quizzes are used to assist student progress and understanding. Students also complete an assignment which reinforces the material covered in lectures.
INDICATIVE KEY LEARNING RESOURCES
Students have online access to lecture slides and lecture recordings through the subject LMS site. The site also contains tutorials and worked solutions for tutorials and past exams.
The key texts for the subject are:
CAREERS / INDUSTRY LINKS
The skills and knowledge learnt in this subject are crucial to the understanding of chemical engineering and the careers of chemical engineers. They provide the basis for solving problems of interest in nearly all industries, including petrochemical, mining and minerals processing, energy generation and pharmaceuticals, to name a few.
Master of Philosophy - Engineering |
B-ENG Chemical Engineering stream |
B-ENG Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering stream
Master of Engineering (Biochemical)
Master of Engineering (Chemical with Business)
Master of Engineering (Chemical)
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