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MEC4417

Faculty of Engineering

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Monash University Handbook 2010 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Engineering
OfferedClayton First semester 2010 (Day)
Sunway Second semester 2010 (Day)
Coordinator(s)M A Hessami

Synopsis

Review of mass and energy conservation and transfer processes; psychrometry and moist air properties; factors influencing human comfort; calculation of building thermal loads; simulation packages for calculating building loads; air conditioning systems; fans, pumps, ducts, etc in air conditioning plant; control systems in air conditioning plant; vapour compression and absorption refrigeration; air conditioning and refrigeration in transportation; industrial fieldwork.

Assessment

Examination (3 hours): 45%
Laboratory/field work: 35%
Projects: 20%

Chief examiner(s)

Professor Mark Thompson

Contact hours

22 lecture hours, 22 practice class/laboratory/field-work hours

Prerequisites

MEC3451 and MEC3454