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.
- No prerequisites are required for this course.
Below is one offering of MECH 1120 for the Spring/Summer 2023 term.
Mon Jun 05 - Wed Aug 16 (11 weeks)
- 11 weeks
- CRN 66957
Class meeting times
|Jun 05 - Aug 16||Mon, Wed||18:30 - 21:30||Online|
- Internet delivery format.
No class July 3rd (in lieu of Canada Day) and August 7th (B.C. Day). Please note: The delivery format for this course changed from in-person/in-class to ONLINE DELIVERY for the Spring/Summer 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). Please purchase any required course material such as textbooks prior to the first class - www.bcit.ca/bookstore/ Note: BCIT reserves the right to cancel courses. In the event of a part-time studies course cancellation, you will be notified at least two business days prior to the course start. Please ensure that your contact information is current.
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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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