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Course code

DE6309

Level

6

Credits

15.0

Estimated hours

150.0

To develop a sound understanding in the theory and application of thermodynamics, especially as related to heat engines, process and environment heating/cooling.

Learning outcomes

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the laws of thermodynamics
  • Analyse common IC engine cycles and explain their operation and their effects on the environment
  • Demonstrate an understanding of process heating/cooling systems
  • Explain nozzle terminology and calculate velocities and pressures
  • Outline HVAC system operation and equipment and determine heating, cooling and hehumifing loads
  • Determine air/fuel ratios and exhaust analysis for common fuels and describe their handling requirements