Courses & Units

Thermal Engineering JEE223

Launceston

Introduction

Energy is one of the 21st century’s biggest engineering issues, and thermodynamics (the science of energy) will play a key role in understanding the energy needs. JEE223 Thermal Engineering is a foundation unit designed to introduce the laws and concepts of engineering thermodynamics using several contemporary applications.
This unit will provide an understanding of the storage, transfer, and conversion of energy. Energy can be stored within a system in different forms, such as kinetic energy and gravitational potential energy. Energy can be transferred between a system and its surroundings by work, heat transfer, and the flow of hot or cold streams of matter. Energy can also be converted from one form to another. You will explore performance analysis of energy converting plants used in the maritime industry.

Summary

Unit name Thermal Engineering
Unit code JEE223
Credit points 12.5
College/School College of Sciences and Engineering
Australian Maritime College
Discipline National Centre for Maritime Engineering and Hydrodynamics
Available as student elective? Yes
Delivered By University of Tasmania
Level Intermediate

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Launceston Semester 2 On-Campus International Domestic

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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 12/7/2021 10/8/2021 30/8/2021 17/10/2021

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Learning Outcomes

  • Apply the 1st Law of Thermodynamics to non-flow & steady-flow processes involving perfect gases or vapours.
  • Explain the implications of the 2nd Law of Thermodynamics on heat engine efficiency.
  • Evaluate entropy and the changes of entropy for various processes involving perfect gases, or vapours.
  • Describe the operating principles of refrigerating units, gas turbines and diesel engines. Assess their performances in terms of thermal loads and efficiency for operating duties.
  • Conduct energy analyses of the systems by calculating the rate of energy transfer for conduction, convection and radiation processes.
Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
039999 $993.00 $993.00 not applicable $2,826.00
  • Available as a Commonwealth Supported Place
  • HECS-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility3
  • FEE-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility4

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Teaching

Teaching Pattern

3 hours Lectures weekly, 1 hour Tutorial weekly, Laboratory as advised.

AssessmentTest or quiz (10%)|Test or quiz (15%)|Examination - invigilated (externally - Exams Office) (60%)|Data analysis (15%)
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Textbooks

Required

Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.

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