This unit applies thermodynamic principles to more advanced systems. Students will develop an advanced understanding of energy conversion systems, with emphasis on energy efficiency. Systems studied will include liquefaction, compression, air conditioning, hydraulics and combustion.
|Unit name||Maritime Systems|
|Faculty/School||College of Sciences and Engineering
Australian Maritime College
|Discipline||National Centre for Maritime Engineering and Hydrodynamics|
Dr Javad AlaviMehr
Dr Javad AlaviMehr
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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ILO 1 Explain the basic principles of hydraulic systems and perform calculations for common hydraulic components used in maritime industry.
ILO 2 Explain the principles of reciprocating gas compressors. Make calculations of power and efficiency for multi-stage compressors.
ILO 3 Explain thermodynamic cycles of various liquefaction systems including a refrigeration system. Describe the factors that affect their performance and carry out performance calculations.
ILO 4 Describe the thermodynamics of moist atmospheric air. Calculate cooling and heating loads for air conditioning processes.
ILO 5 Explain the basic principles of combustion processes, including exhaust emissions. Estimate flame temperatures with dissociation.
|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|2||2020: $1,190.00||2020: $2,826.00||031701|
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1 x 2-hr lecture, 1 x 1-hr lecture and 1 x 2-hr tutorial weekly (13 weeks)
Examination 50%, Labs 30%, Class Test 20%
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