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  • Advanced ThermodynamicsMCEN90019

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    AIMS This subject is an introduction to combustion theory and applications. In the first part we discuss combustion fundamentals, including thermodynamics, chemical kinetics, conservation equations, and application of these principles to solve simple flames and reacting flows. In the second part...

  • Systems Modelling and AnalysisMCEN30020

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject will cover the modelling of a range of physical systems across multiple domains as ordinary differential equations, and then introduce the mathematical techniques to analyse their open loop behaviour. Topics include: Development of low order models of a range of electrical, thermal...

  • ThermodynamicsMCEN90015

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    AIMS There are 2 related, major topics of study in this subject. Each of these topics will analyse aspects of important thermodynamic devices and will then be integrated to analyse their combined effects in selected devices: Cycle analysis: gas turbines, refrigeration and steam cyclesHeat trans...

  • DynamicsMCEN90038

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject continues from Engineering Mechanics to deepen the understanding of (momentum-based) Newtonian Mechanics. It focuses on the study of the motion of rigid bodies in 3D space in kinematics, kinetics and finally the Newton Euler approach of obtaining the equation of motion as well as col...

  • PhD ResearchMCEN80001

    Offered:Time-based ResearchYear:2019

  • Aerospace PropulsionMCEN90047

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject will cover the aerodynamics and thermodynamics of aircraft gas turbines and rockets and provide the tools to design and evaluate the performance of jet engines. Topics include: Understanding the requirements and background of jet engines, in particular how the requirements translat...

  • Capstone ProjectMCEN90022

    Offered:Year LongYear:2019

    AIMS The subject involves undertaking a substantial project requiring an independent investigation on an approved topic in advanced engineering design or research. Students will present their findings in both professional exhibition and conference podium presentation formats. The emphasis of th...

  • Mechanical DesignMCEN30014

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    AIMS Topics covered include: general approach to design problems; invention, analysis, decision making; terminologies such as ‘goal’, ‘objectives’, ‘criteria’ and ‘constraints’; strategies for synthesis and decision making; technical, ergonomic and economic factors; appraisal of benefit and cost...

  • Robotics SystemsMCEN90028

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    AIMS The subject aims to introduce the students to the automation technologies, specifically: robotics and process automation. The use of robots and automated systems in carrying out various tasks will be discussed and the fundamental computational techniques associated with the operation of a r...

  • PhD ResearchCHEN80001

    Offered:Time-based ResearchYear:2019

  • Particle Mechanics and ProcessingCHEN90018

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    AIMS This subject covers many of the aspects related to powder and suspension processing. Initially, the student learns how to describe particles and systems of particles in terms of size, shape and distribution, followed by understanding the basic mechanics of fluid flow around particles. This ...

  • Bioprocess EngineeringCHEN90031

    Offered:Summer Term, Semester 1Year:2019

    AIMS Develop an basic microbiology, cell structure and nutritional requirements. Products from microbes and bioprocesses, enzyme kinetics, cell growth kinetics and product formation. Product separation methods. This subject introduces students to the area of bioprocessing, an area growing in imp...

  • Material and Energy BalancesCHEN20010

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    AIMS This subject introduces chemical engineering flow sheet calculations, including material balances, energy balances and compositions of mixtures. The concept of conversion of mass is developed as the basis for determining mass flows in chemical processing systems involving chemical reactions...

  • Chemical Engineering ThermodynamicsCHEN90007

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    AIMS This subject comprehensively covers the thermodynamics of chemical and physical systems of relevance to chemical engineers. The laws of thermodynamics, which govern energy and the direction of energy flow, are amongst the most important fundamentals of chemical engineering that students le...

  • Process Dynamics And ControlCHEN90032

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    AIMS Continuous chemical processes are inherently dynamic systems – process inputs and outputs change in time. To accommodate this, modern plants require some form of automatic control. This subject equips students with the skills to understand how and why key process variables change in time, a...

  • Sensor SystemsMCEN90032

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    AIMS This subject deals with principles of sensing, sensor networking and multiple sensor data fusion. It provides an appreciation of challenges in designing and implementing wired and wireless sensor based solutions in a range of applications. INDICATIVE CONTENT Topics covered include: Senso...

  • Capstone Project AMCEN90036

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject is for Exchange students needing to do a one semester project. The subject involves undertaking a substantial project requiring an independent investigation on an approved topic in advanced engineering design or research. The emphasis of the project can be associated with either - ...

  • Advanced DynamicsMCEN90041

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject continues from Dynamics to deepen the students’ understanding of Engineering Mechanics, specifically focusing on Analytical Mechanics: Kinematics and Generalised Coordinates.Virtual Work and Virtual Displacement, Generalised Force.Energies: Kinetic, Potential.Lagrange approach: deal...

  • Advanced Motion ControlMCEN90017

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    AIMS This subject is intended to give students an overview of the present state-of-the-art in industrial motion control and the likely future trends in control design. Students will be exposed to and have practical experience in the design and implementation of advanced controllers for various m...

  • Advanced Fluid DynamicsMCEN90018

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    AIMS The study of fluid dynamics is one of the fundamental disciplines in Mechanical Engineering. In the first part of the course, students will learn about boundary-layer theory, which is a key element of aerodynamic design. A guest-lecture series on wind engineering will build on this knowledg...