# NathanMechEng

• ### First law of thermodynamics for a control volume - Duration: 14 minutes.

• 7 months ago
• 171 views
How the first law lets us do useful calculations on any system that involves a flowing fluid - from jet engines to the human heart. A very quick introduction!
• ### Sinking box modelled with meshless FVPM - Duration: 8 seconds.

• 7 months ago
• 101 views
An example of a free-surface flow modelled with the meshless finite volume particle method. With particle methods, there's no need for remeshing or other special techniques to follow the motion of ...

• 1 year ago
• 759 views
• ### Teardown of a model aircraft engine - Duration: 13 minutes.

• 2 years ago
• 2,532 views
Guide to disassembling and reassembling a small engine in the mechanical lab in Fundamentals of Engineering, a first-year course at National University of Ireland Galway.
• ### Introduction to the Second Law of Thermodynamics - Duration: 14 minutes.

• 2 years ago
• 1,491 views
Starting with the simple fact that heat doesn't spontaneously flow from low temperature to high temperature, we can work out how efficient an engine can be. The Clausius statement, reversibility, a...
• ### Truck Race 2014 - Duration: 5 minutes, 19 seconds.

• 2 years ago
• 1,111 views
NUI Galway engineering students design trucks to carry the heaviest load in the shortest time. Here's what happened on race day. See the top trucks at 03:32 and design highlights at 01:48.
• ### Truck race winner 2014 - Duration: 14 seconds.

• 2 years ago
• 249 views
Team 19's truck, which more than doubled the previous record for mass/time ratio.
• ### Steam tables example 6: compressed liquid - Duration: 5 minutes, 56 seconds.

• 2 years ago
• 1,064 views
An easy technique for finding properties of compressed liquid, even if you don't have a compressed liquid table.
Update: there's an error in the calculation around the 4-minute mark. It's corrected...
• ### Power and torque characteristics of a powerplant - Duration: 18 minutes.

• 3 years ago
• 560 views
This video is about how to determine the power-speed curve of a powerplant (such as an engine or motor) from its torque-speed curve. An important use of this idea is to find the conditions at which...
• ### Introduction to internal convection heat transfer - Duration: 11 minutes.

• 3 years ago
• 751 views
A description of what happens in internal convection heat transfer (for example, cooling of hot water in a cold pipe) and why it's different from external convection.
• ### Truck Race 2013 highlights - Duration: 11 minutes.

• 3 years ago
• 909 views
First year engineering students in NUI Galway took part in the Truck Race design-build-test competition as part of their Engineering Design course. This is a quick review of the truck race project,...
• ### Brayton cycle with intercooling - part 3 of 4 - Duration: 5 minutes, 46 seconds.

• 4 years ago
• 2,378 views
• ### Brayton cycle with intercooling - part 2 of 4 - Duration: 4 minutes, 41 seconds.

• 4 years ago
• 3,152 views
• ### Brayton cycle with intercooling - part 4 of 4 - Duration: 7 minutes, 6 seconds.

• 4 years ago
• 1,797 views
• ### Brayton cycle with intercooling - part 1 of 4 - Duration: 7 minutes, 35 seconds.

• 4 years ago
• 9,129 views
• ### Steam tables: example 3 - Duration: 6 minutes, 3 seconds.

• 4 years ago
• 9,193 views
An example with interpolation.
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• ### Steam tables: example 4 - Duration: 7 minutes, 15 seconds.

• 4 years ago
• 6,370 views
This one is similar to example 3, but involves interpolation in two dimensions.
• ### Steam tables: example 1 - Duration: 7 minutes, 24 seconds.

• 4 years ago
• 36,653 views
The first in a series of practical demonstrations of how to use tables to work out properties of steam.
• ### Steam tables: example 5 - Duration: 4 minutes, 49 seconds.

• 4 years ago
• 8,062 views
Finding pressure, given temperature and enthalpy.
• ### Steam tables: example 2 - Duration: 12 minutes.

• 4 years ago
• 14,520 views

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• ### Rankine cycle example part 2 of 2 - Duration: 12 minutes.

• 4 years ago
• 10,200 views
A standard steam power cycle calculation. Part 2 of 2.
NOTE: the mass flow rate stated in the question is wrong. It should not be given. Ignore it.
• ### Rankine cycle example part 1 of 2 - Duration: 15 minutes.

• 4 years ago
• 51,401 views
A standard steam power cycle calculation. Part 1 of 2.
NOTE: the mass flow rate stated in the question is wrong. It should not be given. Ignore it.
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