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Course details

This course covers basic thermal and fluid systems, processes and cycles. Topics covered include: pumps, compressors, engines, heaters, and coolers, energy transfer, fluid flow and the conversion of energy.

Prerequisite(s)

  • No prerequisites are required for this course.

Credits

4.0

Cost

$733.92

Course offerings

Winter 2023

Below is one offering of MECH 1120 for the Winter 2023 term.

CRN 46250

Duration

Tue Jan 10 - Thu Mar 16 (10 weeks)

  • 10 weeks
  • CRN 46250
  • $733.92
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 10 - Mar 16 Tue, Thu 18:45 - 21:45 Online
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Credits

4

Cost

$733.92

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Please note: The delivery format for this course is ONLINE DELIVERY for the Winter term. This is an instructor-led online course. Upon registration, please visit the Learning Hub (learn.bcit.ca) for further information regarding course material(s). BCIT reserves the right to cancel courses. In the event of a course cancellation, you will be notified at least two business days prior to the course start. Please ensure that your contact information is current.
Status

Cancelled

This course offering has been cancelled. Please check back next term, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Calculate dimensions and units, work, power and energy and basic fluid properties. [1, 2]
  • Understand basics of fluid in motion, continuity, steady flow energy equations. [1, 2]
  • Apply the Bernoulli equation for fluid processes. [1, 2]
  • Apply Ideal Gas laws and the First law of thermodynamics. [1, 2]
  • Understand heat engine, compression, refrigeration/ heat pump cycles, and equipment. [1, 2]
  • Solve basic problems in both fluid and thermal systems. [1, 2]
  • Apply principles of energy systems to mechanical engineering applications. [1, 2]
  • Apply Fourier's law of conduction to slabs. [1, 2]
  • Understand the basic principles of heat transfer by radiation. [1, 2]

Effective as of Fall 2018

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