ENGME32319B (HAM)
Thermofluids
15 Points
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Convenor(s)
Michael Walmsley
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E.2.08
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michael.walmsley@waikato.ac.nz

Lecturer(s)
Harish Devaraj
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harish.devaraj@waikato.ac.nz

James Carson
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james.carson@waikato.ac.nz

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Paper Description
Application of basic principles of fluids and heat transfer to mechatronic engineering. Topics include steadystate heat conduction including fins, transient heat conduction, forced convection, cooling electronic components, fluid viscosity, fluid statics, hydraulics, flow in pipes, fans and pumps.
Paper Structure
The paper is taught through a combination of lectures, tutorials and laboratories. There will be three lectures and one tutorial per week, plus a total of six laboratories. Please note that laboratory classes start in the second week of the semester and are an essential part of the learning for this paper.
Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete the course should be able to:
Assessment
The learning outcomes are assessed in weekly assignments, labs, a test and an exam, weighted as shown:
50% Final exam (Closed Book)
10% Test 1  Heat Transfer
10% Test 2  Fluids
18% Assignments
12% Lab work (6 x 2%)
Final exam
The final examination, held during Examination weeks, will cover the whole semester’s lecture material. It will be a closed book examination. Programmable calculators, not containing stored information, are allowed. It is worth 50% of your final grade. The format of the final examination will be discussed in lectures during the last week of the course.
Test
There will be two restricted book tests to help you prepare for the final exam. ONE sheet (2 sides) of A4 notes. The test is worth 10% of your final grade. The date is shown below. The format will be discussed in class prior to the test.
Assignments
There will be ten weekly assignments given out in the tutorial sessions starting in week one. The best eight will be counted.
They contribute 18% to the final mark. Assignments should be handed to the main Faculty reception desk on the ground floor of FG Block by 10:00 am two weeks after they were handed out. Worked solutions will be posted on Moodle after the due date.
Lab work
There are six laboratory sessions. Each student is required to complete the lab worksheet for each laboratory session. The worksheet should be handed to the main Faculty reception desk on the ground floor of FG Block, by Friday 5 pm on the week of the lab.
Assessment Components
The internal assessment/exam ratio (as stated in the University Calendar) is 50:50. The final exam makes up 50% of the overall mark.
Required and Recommended Readings
Required Readings
Çengel, Y.A., Cimbala, J.M. & Turner, R.H.. (2010). Fundamentals and of Thermal fluid Sciences. Second Edition, McGraw Hill Publication
Online Support
This paper has a Moodle page (http://elearn.waikato.ac.nz) where you will be able to access lecture notes, lecture recordings, and assessment materials. There are also discussion forums where you can both ask and answer questions.
PLEASE NOTE: Moodle will be used for class notices etc. and it is your responsibility to check the site regularly. Instructions provided on Moodle and in lectures are considered to be given to the class as a whole.
Workload
36 hr lectures, 12 hr tutorials, 12 hr of labs, plus 90 hr for assessment and independent study.
Linkages to Other Papers
Prerequisite(s)
Prerequisite papers: ENGCB223 or ENGCB224 or ENGCV223 or ENMP223 or ENME323
Restriction(s)
Restricted papers: ENGCB223, ENGCB224, ENGCV223, ENMP223