Advanced Thermofluids - MECH3610

Faculty: Faculty of Engineering

School: School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering

Course Outline:

Campus: Sydney

Career: Undergraduate

Units of Credit: 6

EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)

Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 6

Enrolment Requirements:

Prerequisite: MMAN2600 and MMAN2700

CSS Contribution Charge: 2 (more info)

Tuition Fee: See Tuition Fee Schedule

Further Information: See Class Timetable

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Basic concepts of heat transfer, units, dimensions, exchange mechanism. Steady-state conduction, multi-dimensional conduction. Structure of boundary layers. Internal and external laminar and turbulent forced convection. Heat exchanger design. Radiative heat transfer. Dimensional analysis. Modelling of turbomachines and thermal systems. Experiments and heat transfer measurements.
Utilisation of energy, availability –– open and closed systems; generalised thermodynamic relations; kinetic theory of gases; non-reactive ideal gas mixtures. Combustion, chemical equilibrium, chemical kinetics and emission control. Compressible flow.


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