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MEC4417

Faculty of Engineering

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Monash University Handbook 2011 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

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

LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Engineering
OfferedSunway Second semester 2011 (Day)
Coordinator(s)M A Hessami (Clayton); K S Ong (Sunway)

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

3 hours lectures, 2 hours laboratory or practice classes and 7 hours of private study per week

Prerequisites

MEC3451 and MEC3454