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SEM405 - Heat Transfer

Unit details

Year2017 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Jorg Schluter

Prerequisite:

SEM218 and SEM314

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with: SEM414
Contact hours:

Campus: 1 x 1 hour class per week, 1 x 1 hour seminar per week, 1 x 4 hour practical per trimester. Students must attend and participate in practical activities for this unit at scheduled sessions on multiple days during the trimester.

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin. Students must attend and participate in practical activities at the Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus on the particular scheduled day during the trimester intensive week.

Content

Building on fundamental knowledge previously acquired during thermodynamics and fluid mechanics in heat transfer mechanisms including conduction, convection and radiation. Students will use knowledge gained to apply theoretical and numerical approaches to solve real-life heat transfer problems. Students will use experimental methods to reinforce fundamental concepts and to validate analytical solutions to case-studies.

Assessment

Examination 40%, case-study assignment 20%, design-based assignment 20%, practical work and report 20%.  To be eligible to obtain a pass in this unit, students must achieve an overall mark of at least 40% in the examination and a mark of at least 40% in the practical work and report.

Unit Fee Information

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