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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)

This course has not been
timetabled for 2020.

Course aim

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

Course content

Fluid Mechanics: Fluid properties; One-dimensional flow of incompressible fluids: Continuity, energy and momentum equations; Laminar and turbulent flow in pipes, ducts and open channels; Dimensional analysis, analysis of pipe flow systems, flow measurements; incompressible fluid machinery.
Thermodynamics: Introduction to basic thermodynamic concepts; thermodynamic properties of ideal gases and vapours; the First Law of Thermodynamics; applications.
Heat Transfer: Introduction to conduction, convection and radiation heat transfer, thermal insulation; heat exchanges.

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

Rogers G..F.C and Mayhew Y.R. 1995, Thermodynamics and Transport Properties of Fluids: SI Units, 5th edition, Blackwell Publishing, Oxford

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 50% 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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* 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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