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Unformatted text preview: MAE 412 Design of Thermal Systems Texts: Fluid Mechanics, White, 6 th ed, used in MAE 308, abbreviated W, and Fundamentals of Heat and Mass Transfer, Incropera and DeWitt, 6 th ed, used in MAE 310, abbreviated I&D Reference : Thermodynamics, Cengel & Boles, MAE 301, 302 Prerequisites :MAE 302, 308, 310 Course motivation : The course is intended to develop the concepts and methodology of system design and optimization applied to fluid, thermal and energy systems. Topics include: a) simulation of systems in which the system components are known and the system operational parameters (such as flow, temperature, pressure etc.) are to be determined and b) design of systems involving the selection of right type, size and combinations of equipment to optimize different aspects of system performance. Course Instructor: Dr. Peter B Corson Contact Info: PBCorson@aol.com; 787-7611 Below 60 F Office Hours: BR 3171, before class & by appt 60-69.4 D Class Hours:TuTh 3:00 - 4:15 69.5-72.4 C- Classroom: BR 3218 72.5-77.4 C Course Grade: Homework 10% 77.5-79.4 C+ 3 Tests (15%, 15%, 10%) 40% 79.5-82.4 B- Final Exam (15%) 15% 82.5-87.4 B Project: (35%) 87.5-89.4 B+ Design Assignments 89.5-92.4 A- Phase 1 - 10% 92.5-97.4 A Phase 2 - 10% 97.5-100. A+ Final Report 10% Project Oral Presentation 5% The grading of the project work can include a loss of points for poor participation on your team. Period Topic Readings Project Schedule Jan 10 Course Intro + Review Incropera Chap 6 Homework will Jan 15 Review Incropera Chap 7 + Teamwork be assigned on Jan 17 Review Incropera Chap 8 a weekly basis Jan 22 Heat Exchangers I&D Ch 11 (construct overall U) Jan 24 Introduce Design Project; Report Writing Jan 29 Heat Exchangers I&D Ch 11 (construct overall U) Jan 31 Heat Exchangers I&D Ch 11 LMTD method) Feb 05 Heat Exchangers I&D Ch 11 ((...
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