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SEM405 - Heat Transfer

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
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:

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 compulsory 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 mandatory activities at the Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus on the particular scheduled day during Week 8.

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 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.

Unit Fee Information

All Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP), fee paying undergraduate and pre-2016 commencing students

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2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students

Your units are priced based on the course you are enrolled in. Please refer to the current year's course entry to estimate the unit cost.


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