CHPR4407 Transport Phenomena

Credit
6 points
Offering
(see Timetable)
AvailabilityLocationMode
Semester 2UWA (Perth)Face to face
Content
Students completing this unit demonstrate competence in computational fluid dynamics (CFD) analysis, the ability to understand practical issues of multiphase fluid transport, the ability to estimate the dispersion of species in gas and liquids, and knowledge of emulsion and suspension viscosities. This experience provides students with experience for working in the oil, gas and renewable energy sectors. Topics covered include turbulent flow and its analysis; introduction to CFD; non-Newtonian flow and fluids; suspensions and emulsions; multiphase flow in pipes; mixing and dispersion; and contaminant transport in turbulent flows.
Outcomes
Students are able to (1) clearly present literature review reports; (2) give clear technical presentations; (3) prepare effective technical reports; (4) review technical literature to prepare a comprehensive review report; (5) develop and execute complex numerical models; (6) demonstrate competence in CFD analysis; (7) discuss practical issues of multiphase fluid transport; (8) estimate the dispersion of species in gas and liquids; and (9) explain emulsion and suspension viscosities.
Assessment
Typically this unit is assessed in the following ways: (1) peer briefings; (2) assignments; and (3) a final examination. Further information is available in the unit outline.

Supplementary assessment is only available in this unit in the case of a student who has obtained a mark of 45 to 49 and is currently enrolled in this unit, and it is the only remaining unit that the student must pass in order to complete their course.
Unit Coordinator(s)
Dr Jeremy Leggoe
Unit rules
Prerequisites:
enrolment in the Master of Professional Engineering (MPE) (Chemical Engineering specialisation
or
Mechanical Engineering specialisation); for pre-2012 courses: MATH2040 Engineering Mathematics
or
MATH1002 Mathematical Methods 2
or
MATH2020 Multivariable Calculus and Linear Algebra
Advisable prior study:
for Master of Professional Engineering (MPE) Chemical Engineering specialisation: ENSC3003 Fluid Mechanics
and
ENSC3007 Heat and Mass Transfer; for MPE Mechanical Engineering specialisation: ENSC3003 Fluid Mechanics (co-requisite: ENSC3007 Heat and Mass Transfer)
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