Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2015.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2015:Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 36 hours of lectures, up to 24 hours of tutorials and laboratories. |
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|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
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Students cannot enrol in and gain credit for this subject and -
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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. 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
CoordinatorDr Yi Yang
This subject is an introduction to combustion theory and applications. In the first part we discuss combustion fundamentals, including thermodynamics, chemical kinetics, conservation equations, and application of these principles to solve simple flames and reacting flows. In the second part we discuss combustion engines and the combustion phenomena in spark-ignition and compression-ignition engines.
INTENDED LEARNING OUTCOMES (ILO)
Having completed this subject the student is expected to be able to:
|Prescribed Texts:|| |
Turns S, (2010) An Introduction to Combustion - Concepts and Applications, 3rd Ed. McGraw-Hill.
Pulkrabek W, (2006) Engineering Fundamentals of the Internal Combustion Engine, 2nd Ed. Prentice-Hall.
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
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On completing this subject, students should have:
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.
Students will have access to the following textbooks, lecture notes, and Chemkin, a combustion simulation software.
Stephen R. Turns, (2011) An Introduction to Combustion: Concepts and Applications, McGraw-Hill.
John Heywood, (1986) Internal Combustion Engine Fundamentals, McGraw-Hill.
CAREERS / INDUSTRY LINKS
This subject is linked to power generation and automotive industries.
Master of Philosophy - Engineering |
Master of Engineering (Mechanical) |
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