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Area/Catalogue
MENG 3005

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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Course ID
010766

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s

This class has not been
timetabled for year 2020.

Course owner

Course owner
School of Engineering

Course aim

To teach students how energy is converted to useful forms and managed in a sustainable fashion.

Course content

Energy sources, conversion and utilisation; environmental and economic issues; Review of basic thermodynamic concepts; Applications of the first law of Thermodynamics to non-flow and flow processes; Introduction to the second law of thermodynamics, entropy, heat engines and refrigeration; Thermodynamic cycles; Principles of thermal energy conversion in boilers, internal combustion engines and gas turbines; Energy recovery methods; Energy management in industry, transport and buildings; Energy audits; Environmental and economic evaluation.

Textbook(s)

Eastop T D, McConkey A 1993, Applied Thermodynamics for Engineering Technologists, 5th Edition , Longman

Rogers, GFC and Mayhew 2005, Thermodynamic and Transport Properties of Fluids: Si Units, 5th Edition , Blackwell Publishing

Prerequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
MENG 2002 Fluid and Energy Engineering

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Lecture 3 hours x 13 weeks
Practical 2 hours x 2 weeks
Tutorial 1 hour x 12 weeks
EXTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES, ONLINE
External N/A x 13 weeks
Workshop (Compulsory attendance at Mawson Lakes Campus) N/A x 1 1/2 days

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Continuous assessment N/A 20% N/A
Practical 1000 words (excluding graphs and pictures) 30% N/A
Examination N/A 50% 3 hours
EXTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES, ONLINE
Continuous assessment N/A 20% N/A
Practical 1000 words (excluding graphs and pictures) 30% N/A
Examination N/A 50% 3 hours

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
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Non-award enrolment
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

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