Faculty of Engineering

Monash University

Undergraduate - Unit

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6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

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FacultyFaculty of Engineering
Organisational UnitDepartment of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
OfferedSunway Second semester 2013 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr Hung Yew Mun


The momentum, energy and mass transfer analogy. Molecular/Diffusive transport mechanisms. Shell balances for one-dimensional transport. Equations of change for general continuum transport. Turbulent transport. Applications to engineering contexts: aeronautics and industrial systems. Applications to biological & physiological contexts: cellular (intracellular and transcellular) and organ (respiratory, cardiovascular, kidney) systems. Applications to pathology, treatment and diagnostics.


Examination (3 hours, Open Book): 65%
Project work (Literature Research Paper): 20%
Assignments (15%)

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Contact hours

5 hours of contact teaching time based on a mix of lectures and problem based learning classes in addition to 6 hours of private study per week.