|Short Description:||Mechanical Practice 4|
|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 :||030799 - Mechanical, Industrial Enginee|
|Grading basis :||Pass/Not Pass|
|Version produced :||28 September 2020|
Pre-requisite: MEC3102 or MEC2106 or Students must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: GDNS or MENS or MEPR
This course aims at providing you with practical skills needed in many industrial processes. The course is designed to help you review and apply some of the basics of fluid mechanics and heat transfer to practical situations. You will conduct five tasks through which you will gain practical experience with flow visualization, measuring velocity of fluids (gases or liquids), pressures, forces due to fluids and temperature of a fluid or a solid. You will also learn how to experimentally estimate flow rates in pipes and ducts, head losses in fluid systems, and heat flux in steady and transient thermal systems. You will work as part of a team and will be given the opportunity to lead the team.
This course contains a mandatory residential school for external students and mandatory on-campus laboratories or practical classes for on-campus students.