Short Title:Thermofluids for BioEngineering
Full Title:Thermofluids for BioEngineering
Language of Instruction:English
Module Code:THBE H3000
 
Credits: 5
Field of Study:Mechanics and metal work
Module Delivered in 2 programme(s)
Reviewed By:FIONA CRANLEY
Module Author:ANTHONY TANSEY
Module Description:The purpose of this module is to introduce the principles of Thermodynamics with particular reference the human body and the wider medical industry.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
LO1 Describe various thermodynamic units and properties of fluids
LO2 Use the ideal gas laws and associated relationships to calculate properties of thermodynamic systems
LO3 Apply the 1st law of thermodynamics to open steady flow systems
LO4 Describe and analyse simple direct expansion refrigeration plant.
LO5 Apply the 2nd Law of thermodynamics to the analysis of open steady flow systems
LO6 Analyse thermal resistance networks for simple heat transfer applications
LO7 Describe and analyse various air-conditioning processes (mixing of air streams, heating with humidification, cooling with dehumidification etc.) using psychrometric charts
LO8 Analyse a humans physiological reactions to climatic conditions
 

Module Content & Assessment

Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Laboratory Lab 1 - Air conditioning 4,7 15.00 Week 6
Laboratory Lab 2 - Heat transfer 6 15.00 Week 10
No End of Module Formal Examination

IT Tallaght reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment

 

Module Workload

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture No Description 2.00 Every Week 2.00
Lecturer/Lab No Description 2.00 Every Week 2.00
Independent Learning No Description 4.00 Every Week 4.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 8.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 4.00
Workload: Part Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecturer/Lab No Description 2.00 Every Week 2.00
Lecture No Description 2.00 Every Week 2.00
Independent Learning No Description 4.00 Every Week 4.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 8.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 4.00
 

Module Resources

Recommended Book Resources
  • Yunus A. Cengel, Michael A. Boles 2015, Thermodynamics: An Engineering Approach, 8th Ed., McGraw-Hill Higher Education Boston, Mass. [ISBN: 978-007339817]
This module does not have any article/paper resources
This module does not have any other resources
 

Module Delivered in

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
TA_EBIOM_B B.Eng (Hons) in Biomedical Design 6 Mandatory
TA_EBIOM_D Bachelor of Engineering in Biomedical Design 6 Mandatory