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The aim of this course is to provide you with practical skills needed in many industrial processes. It is designed to teach you the different ways of measuring velocity of a fluid (gas or liquid), forces due to fluids and temperature of a fluid or a solid, and heat flux.
You will also learn to estimate flow rates and head losses in fluid systems, and heat flux in thermal systems. Overall, this course is designed to help you review the basis of fluid mechanics and heat transfer as well as validate and relate these to practical situations.
Attending a practice unit at the University of South Queensland (USQ) in Australia is a requirement of this course.
These units are held twice yearly in February and September. You can find out the dates for practice units relating to this course by clicking on this link for USQ:
Once you have decided on the practice unit you would like to attend we recommend you email us at firstname.lastname@example.org so we can arrange your placement with USQ on your behalf. Once we have confirmed your placement, we will notify you and then you can enrol in the course via our website.
Before enrolling in this course you need to:
This practice unit will be delivered in one week of lab sessions organised by the University of Southern Queensland (USQ), in Australia.