Advanced Thermodynamics

ME50000

Credit Hours:

3

Learning Objective:

To enhance the understanding of thermodynamics principles and their relevance to the problems of humankind; provide the student with experience in applying thermodynamic principles to predict physical phenomena and to solve engineering problems.

Description:

Fundamental laws of thermodynamics and their application to thermal systems; second-law analysis, and the concept of exergy and its usefulness in optimizing thermal systems; introduction to chemical thermodynamics, and phase and chemical equilibrium; thermodynamics of combustion systems, heat transfer associated with combustion reactions, and equilibrium composition of the products of combustion.

Topics Covered:

Fundamental laws of thermodynamics; applications of availability and exergy concepts; introduction to chemical thermodynamics, and phase and chemical equilibrium; thermodynamics of combustion systems.

Prerequisites:

One semester of undergraduate courses in engineering thermodynamics; familiarity with the concepts of entropy, reversibility, equations of state, and simple combustion reactions.

Applied / Theory:

/ 100

Web Content:

Lecture notes

Homework:

Weekly assignments of about eight problems.

Projects:

None.

Exams:

Three exams, one final.

Textbooks:

Official textbook information is now listed in the Schedule of Classes. NOTE: Textbook information is subject to be changed at any time at the discretion of the faculty member. If you have questions or concerns please contact the academic department.
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Computer Requirements:

ProEd minimum computer requirements

Other Requirements:

None.

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