Module Title:   Heat Transfer and Thermodynamics

Module Credit:   20

Module Code:   ENG2311L

Academic Year:   2015/6

Teaching Period:   Semester 1

Module Occurrence:   A

Module Level:   FHEQ Level 5

Module Type:   Linked 10+10

Provider:   Engineering

Related Department/Subject Area:   School of Engineering

Principal Co-ordinator:   Dr Adrian Kelly

Additional Tutor(s):   Dr Byron Mason

Prerequisite(s):   None

Corequisite(s):   None

To review Thermodynamics as the science of energy conversion; to apply the subject to the analysis of simple processes; to introduce the concept heat transfer; to review mechanisms of heat transfer; to apply the principles of heat transfer to the design of simple heat exchangers.

Learning Teaching & Assessment Strategy:
The basic subject matter is established in lectures and example classes, supplemented by laboratory practicals in relevant areas of thermodynamics, energy balances and heat transfer.

Lectures:   48.00          Directed Study:   124.00           
Seminars/Tutorials:   18.00          Other:   0.00           
Laboratory/Practical:   6.00          Formal Exams:   4.00          Total:   200.00

On successful completion of this module you will be able to...

1.1 Review the fundamental principles of thermodynamics and heat transfer and their application to the analysis of simple processes.

On successful completion of this module you will be able to...

2.1 Measure and evaluate energy balances.
2.2 Apply the principles of heat transfer to the design of heat exchangers.

On successful completion of this module you will be able to...

3.1 Better manage, present and interpret data.
3.2 Solve problems systematically using the scientific method.

  Examination - closed book 2.00 35%
  Semester 1 - Thermodynamics
  Examination - closed book 2.00 35%
  Semester 2 - Heat Transfer
  Laboratory Report   15%
  Thermodynamics - 500 wds
  Laboratory Report   15%
  Heat Transfer - 500wds
  Examination - closed book 2.00 100%

Outline Syllabus:
1. Introduction to energy and the First Law of Thermodynamics1.1 Systems, energy, work, heat, properties, First Law.1.2 Processes: constant volume, constant pressure, adiabatic, isothermal, cycles.2. Second Law of Thermodynamics2.1 Entropy via temperature - entropy diagrams.2.2 Reversible and irreversible processes: principle of increasing entropy.3. Flow processes 3.1 Steady flow; mass flow equation; steady flow energy equation. 4 Properties of Fluids 4.1 Liquids and vapours: steam tables 4.2 Ideal gases. 5. Application to non-flow and flow processes 6. Mixture of Gases and Vapours 6.1 Mixtures of gas, and gases and vapours. 6.2 Psychrometrics. 7. Heat Transfer 7.1 Mechanisms of heat transfer 7.2 Composite wall heat transfer 7.3 HT in Cylindrical coordinates (pipes etc) 7.4 Composite Spherical Annulus HT 7.5 Forced Convection 8. Heat exchanger design 8.1 Shell and Tube HE design 8.2 Plate HE design 8.3 HE networks - Pinch Technology.

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