ME4522 - Energy, Conversion and Refrigeration
|Student Contribution Band:
||College of Science and Engineering
Energy conversion and refrigeration covers the following topics: Advanced thermodynamics:
second law analysis of processes; Energy conversion: fuel and energy sources,
combustion, steam power plants, gas turbines, and reciprocating internal combustion
engines; Air-conditioning and refrigeration: vapour compression cycle, psychrometry
and wetted surface heat transfer, cooling coils and cooling towers, air conditioning
system analysis and operation, air conditioning loads, thermal comfort requirements.
- explain the internal combustion engine characteristics through an engine performance
- describe and use the fundamental scientific principles of the second law of thermodynamics,
energy conversion, air conditioning and refrigeration;
- solve energy conversion and refrigeration problems in engineering;
- use advanced skills of measurement techniques and error analysis;
- effectively communicate through a formal technical report to an expert audience.
Study Period 2
|Census Date 29-Aug-2019
||Dr Rong Situ.
The student workload for this
credit point subject is approximately
- 65 hours - Lectures, tutorials, demonstrations, practicals, site visits and/or seminars. Refer
to Subject Outline for details.
- assessment and self-directed study
||end of semester exam (50% - 70%); on-course assessment, some of which may be invigilated (30% - 50%).
Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process,
and in case
of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest