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MECH 1120 - Energy Systems

Mechanical Engineering Part-time Studies Course

School of Energy

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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.

Credits

4.0

Cost

$705.46 - $740.59 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Winter 2021

Below is one offering of this course for the Winter 2021 term.

CRN 46250

Tue Jan 12 - Thu Mar 18 10 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 12 - Mar 18 Tue/Thu 18:45 - 21:45 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$740.59

Notes

  1. 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.

This course offering has been cancelled. Please check this page for other currently available offerings, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

Cancelled

Spring/Summer 2021

Below are two offerings of this course for the Spring/Summer 2021 term.

CRN 66690

Tue Apr 06 - Thu Jun 10 10 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 06 - Jun 10 Tue/Thu 18:45 - 21:45 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$740.59

Notes

  1. 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/ 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.

CRN 66957

Mon Jun 07 - Mon Aug 16 11 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jun 07 - Aug 16 Mon/Wed 18:30 - 21:30 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$705.46

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. No class August 2nd (Civic Holiday). 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.

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

Related Programs

MECH 1120 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Energy

  1. Mechanical Engineering
    Full-time   Bachelor of Engineering
  2. Mechanical Engineering Technology (Mechanical Design Option)
    Full-time   Diploma
  3. Mechanical Engineering Technology (Mechanical Manufacturing Option)
    Full-time   Diploma
  4. Mechanical Engineering Technology (Mechanical Systems Option)
    Full-time   Diploma

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