Courses & Units

Maritime Systems JEE360

Launceston

Introduction

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 and combustion. Advanced Second Law analysis is used to better understand limits to energy efficiency.

Summary

Unit name Maritime Systems
Unit code JEE360
Credit points 12.5
College/School College of Sciences and Engineering
Australian Maritime College
Discipline National Centre for Maritime Engineering and Hydrodynamics
Coordinator Doctor Javad Mehr
Available as student elective? Yes
Delivered By University of Tasmania
Level Advanced

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

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2021 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2021 will be available from the 1st October 2020.

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Learning Outcomes

  • Explain the basic principles of hydraulic systems and perform calculations for common hydraulic components used in maritime industry.
  • Explain the principles of reciprocating gas compressors. Make calculations of power and efficiency for multi-stage compressors.
  • Explain thermodynamic cycles of various liquefaction systems including a refrigeration system. Describe the factors that affect their performance and carry out performance calculations.
  • Describe the thermodynamics of moist atmospheric air. Calculate cooling and heating loads for air conditioning processes.
  • Explain the basic principles of combustion processes, including exhaust emissions. Estimate flame temperatures with dissociation.
Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
031701 $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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Requisites

Prerequisites

JEE223

Teaching

AssessmentClass Tests (20%)|Lab 1 - Refrigeration Laboratory. (15%)|Examination - invigilated (externally - Exams Office) (50%)|Lab 2 - Engine Laboratory. (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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