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MEC5105 Combustion

Short Description: Combustion
Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences
School or Department : School of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering
Student contribution band : Band 2
ASCED code : 030501 - Automotive Engineering
Grading basis : Graded


Pre-requisite: MEC3107 or MEC3102 or Students must be enrolled in the following Program: MEPR

Other requisites

Recommended pre-requisite or co-requisite: (MEC4108 or MEC4103) and (ENG3104 or ENG4104)


This course will provide an overview of the nature of combustion, including the chemical reactions which drive the heat release from the fuel and air (the "reactants") and the fluid mechanics which enable the reactants to interact with the ignition source. Students will analyse how reactants are converted to products in the various types of combustion engines and furnaces. They will then investigate the special natures of liquid and solid fuels. Advanced content will include the application of the knowledge obtained to model or simulate real combustion systems.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2019 Online