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MEC4416

Faculty of Engineering

Undergraduate - Unit

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6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

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LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Engineering
OfferedNot offered in 2012

Synopsis

Unsteady heat conduction, numerical solutions to multi-dimensional conduction problems. Derivation of general governing equations for fluid flow, heat transfer and mass transfer. Free and forced convection heat transfer in laminar and turbulent flow regimes. Fundamentals of mass transfer. Introduction to two-phase heat transfer.

Assessment

Examination (3 hours, Open Book): 65%
Project work (Literature Research Paper): 20%
Assignments (15%)

Chief examiner(s)

Professor Mark Thompson

Contact hours

5 hours of contact teaching time based on a mix of lectures and problem based learning classes in addition to 6 hours of private study per week.

Prerequisites

MEC2404/CHE2161, MEC3454/CHE2163