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Area/Catalogue
MENG 2015

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Study Method
100% online

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Course ID
170259

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Unit Value
4.5

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UniSA Online Elective Course
Yes

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Duration
10 weeks

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Availability/Timetable(s)

Study Period 6

Course aim

To develop in students a basic understanding of some fundamentals of fluid mechanics and heat transfer and the ability to apply these fundamentals to the analysis of common engineering systems.

Course content

Fluid Mechanics: Units and Dimensions; Fluid properties; Fluid Statics; One-dimensional Flow of Incompressible Fluids: Continuity, Energy and Momentum Equations; Flow Measurements, Laminar and Turbulent Flow, Ducts and Open Channels; Dimensional Analyses; Viscous Flow; Analysis of Pipe Flow Systems; Fluid Machinery
Heat Transfer: Introduction to Conduction, Convection and Radiation Heat Transfer, Applications of Heat Transfer.

Textbooks

Munson, B.R., Huebsch W.W., Rothmayer A.P.and Okiishi, T.H. 2013, Fundamentals of Fluid Mechanics, 7th edition, John Wiley & Sons, Inc, Hoboken, NJ

Gerhart, P.M., Gerhart, A.L. and Hochstein, J.I. 2018, Munson's Fundamentals of Fluid Mechanics, 8th Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Inc, Hoboken, NJ (available in library online)

Prerequisites

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching Method

Component Duration
EXTERNAL, UNISA ONLINE, ONLINE
Online 10 weeks x N/A

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
EXTERNAL, UNISA ONLINE, ONLINE
Continuous assessment N/A 60% 3 x quiz
Portfolio N/A 40% Two part practical portfolio

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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* 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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