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SEM405 - Heat Transfer

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

Subrat Das

Prerequisite:

SEM218 and SEM314

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with: SEM414
Contact hours:

1 x 1 hour class, 1 x 1 hour seminar per week, 1 x 2 hour practical per trimester.  Compulsory campus attendance requirement for all students either at scheduled sessions on multiple days during the trimester or on a single scheduled day during Week 8.   Typically Waurn Ponds (Geelong) enrolled students will attend the compulsory activities for this unit at scheduled sessions on multiple days during the trimester and Cloud (online) enrolled students will attend the compulsory activities for this unit on a single scheduled day during Week 8.

Note:

You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.

Content

Topics to be addresses in this unit include: Introduction: general terminology, dimension and units. Steady conduction: Fourier law, overall heat transfer coefficient, thermal resistance (network). General conduction equation theoretical and numerical approaches to solve: two dimensional steady conduction problems. Unsteady conduction: lumped heat capacity method and numerical method up to two dimensions. Convection: principles of convection, empirical formula and natural convection heat exchanger: heat exchanger calculations. Radiation: radiation properties; black body, view factors, radiation between black surfaces and radiation between grey surfaces.

Assessment

2 x assignments (40%, 60%) 100%. 

To be eligible to obtain a pass in this unit, compulsory attendance is required by all students to unit-specific activities at Waurn Ponds (Geelong). These unit-specific activities may be undertaken either at scheduled sessions on multiple days during the trimester or during a single day of unit-specific activities scheduled during Week 8.

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