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CHE5173

Faculty of Engineering

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Monash University Handbook 2011 Postgraduate - Unit

4 points, SCA Band 2, 0.0833333 EFTSL

Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.

LevelPostgraduate
FacultyFaculty of Engineering
OfferedClayton Second semester 2011 (Off-campus)
Coordinator(s)A Hoadley

Synopsis

Steam systems: Heaters, traps, boilers, steam and gas turbines, distribution. Top level analysis: Path analysis; efficiency of heat flow paths; application to title site retrofit; Site composite curves: Total site source/sink profiles; site composite and utility grand composite curves. Retrofit: Analysis and optimisation of utility systems; steam level switching. Optimising steam levels: Minimising fuel consumption and operating costs. Gas turbine integration: Heat recovery systems. Refrigeration systems: Compression and absorption refrigeration; energy analysis for low temperature systems. Selection of drivers for process equipment. Site heat-to-power ratio.

Assessment

Examination: 90%
Assignment: 10%

Chief examiner(s)

Professor Paul Webley

Contact hours

26 hours lectures and practice classes