Educational guide 2019_20
Escola de Enxeñería Industrial
Degree in Mechanical Engineering
  Thermodynamics and heat transfer
  Description Qualification Evaluated Competencess
Problem and/or exercise solving Final exam consisting of solving problems of lengthy response , or exercises and / or theoretical questions concerning the contents of the developed material (theory sessions, labs, etc. ), and time / conditions established / as by professor 80 CG4
Objective questions exam Throughout the semester several tests will be performed.

The corresponding note to the different proofs of follow-up will be
based in proofs written
of short answer.

This note will correspond with the denomination of Continuous Evaluation
20 CG6
Other comments on the Evaluation

Continuous Evaluation Mode .

The final qualification (CF) of the student is determined by adding the points obtained in the final exam (EF) and those obtained by Continuous Evaluation (EC).

A minimum number of points in the final exam is not required to take into account the points obtained during the course (Continuous Evaluation). In any case, it is necessary to obtain a final qualification greater or equal than 5 points in order to to pass the subject.

Each new enrollment in the course involves resetting the ratings in the continuous evaluation activities obtained in previous courses.

According to the Continuous Assessment Regulations, those students subject to the continuous evaluation mode that take part in any assessable activity included in theTeaching Guide of the subject, will be considered as "presented" and will be taken into account for the final qualification of the course.

To carry out the different tests considered in the continuous evaluation mode (along the course) students should bring the materials and / or documentation required to perform these tests, sucha as: calculator (non- programmable), tables and diagrams of properties of substances. Any kind of form or similar complementary document will not be allow during these tests.

For the continuous evaluation tests and the final exam, it is recommeded that students clearly justify all their results. None of the results obtained by the student will be "understood" by default. The procedure used by the students during the solution of the differernt problems will also be taken into account.

Non-continuous Evaluation Mode

Those students that have renounced to be evaluated during the course (Continuous Evaluation) using the official procedure established by the Center, will be evaluated in the official dates set in the two calls (same day and time) by a specific assesment. This specific assessment will take into account all contents (theory, problems and laboratory practices) of the course, and will account for 100% of the maximum score. It will take place as follows:

1.- Written test (EF), with a weight of 80% of the final qualification, identical to the final test of all other students that follow the continuous evaluation mode.

2.- A Specific test (EC) , with a weight of 20% of the final qualification. This specific test will include both the contents of laboratory practice and the contents covered during the master sessions of the course.

Qualification criteria:

First call: the final qualification is calculated as


Second call: the final qualification is calculated as

CF=max(N1, N2), where

N1 = 0.2·EC + 0.8·EF

N2 = EF

A score system from 0 to 10 points will be used (RD 1125/2003 de 5 de septiembre, BOEde 18 de septiembre)

The exams for the "final de carrera" call may have a different format to the formerly detailed one.

All tests, either during the course (continuous evaluation) or the final exam, must be done wit a pen, preferably blue. The use of a pencil or a red pen is not allowed. The use of electronic devices such as tablets, smartphones, laptops, etc, are also not allowed.

Ethical Comminmnet:

The student is expected to present an adequate ethical behavior. In the event that an unethical behavior is detected (copying, plagiarism, unauthorized use of electronic devices, etc.), it will be considered that the student does not meet the necessary requirements to pass the subject. In that case, the overall rating in the current academic year will be 'fail (0.0)'.

The use of any electronic device during the different assesments or tests is not allowed, unless expressly authorized. The fact of introducing such an unauthorized device in the examination room will be considered as a reason for not passing the subject in the current academic year and the overall rating will be 'fail (0.0)'.

IMPORTANT NOTE: this is the english translation of the subject guide. In the event of any conflict between the English and Spanish versions, the Spanish version shall prevail.

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