Design of Thermofluid Systems

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Note: This course is not available for the current semester.

Course No: 22.442; Last Offered: Summer 2015;

Course Description

This is a comprehensive design course accompanied by periodic supplementary lectures, and builds on the concepts learned in Thermodynamics, Fluid Mechanics, Heat Transfer, and Analysis of Thermo/Fluid Processes. The course consists entirely of design projects on such topics as heat exchangers, pumps and blowers, piping systems, air conditioning and refrigeration systems,power plant cycles, and solar and wind energy systems. In addition to the appropriate technical aspects of the design, the projects will also consider such aspects as ergonomics, cost, environmental impact.

Prerequisites & Notes

  • Prerequisites: Pre-req: 22.441 Analysis of Thermofluid Processes, Non-ME majors require Instructor permission.
  • Special Notes:
  • Credits: 3;

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