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MEC4417

Faculty of Engineering

Undergraduate - Unit

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6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

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LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Engineering
Organisational UnitDepartment of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
OfferedNot offered in 2013
Coordinator(s)tba (Clayton); Dr Ong Kok Seng (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)

Contact hours

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

Prerequisites