The unit develop students' fundamental grasp of the concepts related to heat transfer. These phenomena are ubiquitous in mechanical engineering so a good understanding of them is essential for students to confidently progress to the higher stages of learning and in their future engineering career.
This unit builds on material presented in ENG212 Thermal and Fluid Engineering covering more advanced topics in energy transfer and conversion. This provides students a broad range of industrial engineering thermal systems, with an emphasis placed on distinguishing between energy quality and quantity.
|Unit name||Thermal Engineering|
|College/School||College of Sciences and Engineering
School of Engineering
|Coordinator||Professor Xiaolin Wang|
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- Explain heat transfer processes in a variety of practical engineering applications.
- Evaluate the convective heat transfer coefficients for a range of flows over internal and external surfaces
- Design an optimised heat exchanger by applying contemporary engineering tools and principles
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You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:ENG311
Lectures: 3 hours per week (1 x 2hr and 1 x 1hr), and 39 hr lectures in total.
|Assessment||Lab demonstration/Practices (30%)|Heat exchanger design (20%)|Invigilated exam (40%)|Mid-semester test (10%)|
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Incropera FP and de Witt DP, Fundamentals of Heat and Mass Transfer, 8th edition, Wiley, 2017. (or previous and latest edition),
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