- Code ENGN6224
- Unit Value 6 units
This course continues the study of energy systems and related environmental issues. The course begins with a revision of the first law of thermodynamics and heat transfer. It continues with a thorough examination of fluid dynamics and the second law of thermodynamics, emphasising energy analysis. Also included are quantitative economic and environmental analysis of design choices and thermo-economic optimisation (energy systems engineering). Generation of electric power is used as a systems theme for the course.
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.
- 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 textbook is:
- 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.
Calculus and physics of the scope of the first-year educational program in engineering at ANU.
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- 6 units
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|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|3173||15 Feb 2016||26 Feb 2016||31 Mar 2016||27 May 2016||In Person||N/A|