Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2014.
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This subject is not offered in 2014.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 36 hours of lectures, 12 hours of tutorials and up to 4 hours of laboratory work. |
Total Time Commitment:
MCEN30018 Thermodynamics and Fluid Mechanics (or prior to 2013 - ENGR30001 Fluid Mechanics & Thermodynamics)
Study Period Commencement:
Summer Term, Semester 1, Semester 2
OR both of the following subjects
Study Period Commencement:
Semester 1, Semester 2
MAST20030 Differential Equations may be taken concurrently.
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:|| |
MCEN30004 Thermofluids 2
|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. The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the Disability Liaison Unit website: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/
There are 3 related, major topics of study in this subject. Each of these topics will analyse aspects of important thermodynamic devices and will then be integrated to analyse their combined effects in selected devices -
INTENDED LEARNING OUTCOMES (ILO)
Having completed this subject the student is expected to be able to -
Two assignments or laboratory reports of equal weight and not exceeding 1500 words each due during semester (30% total). Assignment one is associated with Intended Learning Outcome (ILO) 1 and 2, the second assignment is associated with ILOs 1, 2 and 3.
One 3-hour end of semester examination (70%). Associated with Intended Learning Outcomes (ILO) 1, 2 and 3.
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
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LEARNING AND TEACHING METHODS
The subject will be delivered through a combination of lectures and tutorials. Students will also complete one experiment which will reinforce the material covered in lectures.
INDICATIVE KEY LEARNING RESOURCES
Students will have access to the following textbooks, and lecture notes.
Theodore L. Bergman, Adrienne S. Lavine, Frank P. Incropera, David P. DeWitt, Fundamentals of Heat and Mass Transfer, 7 th ed., Wiley (2011).
Yonus A. Cengel and Michael A. Boles, Thermodynamics: An Engineering Approach, 4 th ed., McGraw-Hill (2010).
CAREERS / INDUSTRY LINKS
This subject is linked to many industries, including oil refining, power generation, chemical production, industrial processing, etc.
B-ENG Mechanical Engineering stream |
Master of Engineering (Mechanical with Business)
Master of Engineering (Mechanical)
Master of Engineering (Mechatronics)
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