To develop a sound understanding in the theory and application of thermodynamics, especially as related to heat engines, air compressors, nozzles, steam plant, and energy conservation plant/principles.
Select and apply appropriate laws of thermodynamics.
Analyse common engine cycles and explain their operation and their effects on the environment.
Analyse air compressors, nozzles, Steam plant, energy conservation plant/principles.
Analyse refrigeration/heat pump cycles.
Outline HVAC system operation and equipment and determine heating, cooling and dehumidifying loads.
Determine air/fuel ratios and exhaust analysis for common fuels and describe their handling requirements.