units

MEC4417

Faculty of Engineering

Undergraduate - Unit

This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2014 only. For students planning to study the unit, please refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course or area of study.

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6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

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LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Engineering
Organisational UnitDepartment of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
OfferedNot offered in 2014
Coordinator(s)tba

Synopsis

Review of mass and energy conservation and transfer processes; psychrometry and moist air properties; factors influencing human comfort; calculation of building thermal loads; simulation packages for calculating building loads; air conditioning systems; fans, pumps, ducts, etc in air conditioning plant; control systems in air conditioning plant; vapour compression and absorption refrigeration; air conditioning and refrigeration in transportation; industrial fieldwork.

Assessment

Examination (3 hours): 45%
Laboratory/field work: 35%
Projects: 20%

Chief examiner(s)

Workload requirements

3 hours lectures, 2 hours laboratory or practice classes and 7 hours of private study per week

Prerequisites