- Code ENGN3224
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by Research School of Engineering
- ANU College ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science
- Course subject Engineering
- Areas of interest Engineering
- Academic career UGRD
- Dr Michael Dennis
- Mode of delivery In Person
First Semester 2015
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This course explores the fundamental interactions between heat and mass transfer and how these principles are applied in a systems engineering context. The course begins by introducing analysis of static fluid bodies and then continues with fluid dynamics, principally on the effect of viscous and thermal boundary layers. Fluid conservation equations are presented in detail. Fluid conveyancing through pipework and external flow analysis complete the coursework on fluids. The concept of boundary layer behaviour is then extended to heat transfer. Conduction, convection are treated at a fundamental level, leading to analysis of heat exchange design. Finally, radiation heat transfer is presented in a wider context.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:Upon course completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- Analyse loads on structures surrounding static bodies of fluid.
- Apply fundamental fluid condservation equations to moving bodies of fluid.
- Analyse fluid piping system including pumps, pipes and valves.
- Understand the principles of flow measurement.
- Apply energy efficiency principles to engineered fluid systems.
- Critically examine fluid systems and suggest improvements to design.
- Analyse systems involving heat transfer or heat loss.
- Define opportunities for energetic or exergetic improvement of engineered systems.
- Comment on heat transfer and thermal losses in engineered systems.
- Write succinct engineering reports based on experimental observations and theoretical analysis.
Mapping of Learning Outcomes to Assessment and Professional Competencies
- Homework assignments (20%)
- Laboratory (20%)
- Quiz (10%)
- Final exam (50%)
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- 3 lectures per week
- 2 tutorials per week starting from week 2
- 2x 2hr laboratories
- Approx. 6 hours of independent study is required on average per week, in addition to contact hours.
Requisite and Incompatibility
Prescribed TextsThe primary recommended textbooks are:
- M.C. Potter and D.C. Wiggert. Mechanics of Fluids. Fourth (SI) edition. Cengage Learning.
- T.L. Bergman, A.S. Lavine, F.P. Incropera, and D.P. DeWitt. Introduction to Heat Transfer. Sixth (SI) edition, John Wiley & Sons Inc., Hobooken, 2011.
Assumed KnowledgeCalculus and physics of the scope of the first-year educational program in engineering at ANU.
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|Class start date
|Last day to enrol
|Class end date
|Mode Of Delivery
|16 Feb 2015
|06 Mar 2015
|31 Mar 2015
|29 May 2015