22.442 Design of Thermofluid Systems

Design of Thermofluid Systems

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 38231
Status Active

This is a comprehensive design course accompanied by periodic supplementary lectures, and builds on the concepts learned in Thermodynamics, Fluid Mechanics, Heat Transfer, and Analysis of Thermo/Fluid Processes. The course consists entirely of design projects on such topics as heat exchangers, pumps and blowers, piping systems, air conditioning and refrigeration systems,power plant cycles, and solar and wind energy systems. In addition to the appropriate technical aspects of the design, the projects will also consider such aspects as ergonomics, cost, environmental impact.

Pre/Co-Requisites: Pre-req: 22.441 Analysis of Thermofluid Processes, Non-ME majors require Instructor permission.