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ME50000 - Advanced Thermodynamics

Fall 2018

Days/Time: TBD / TBD
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: 0/100

Web Content:
Lecture notes

Homework:
Weekly assignments of about eight problems.

Projects:
None.

Exams:
Three one-hour exams and one two-hour final exam.

Textbooks:
*Tentative-check the Office of the Registrar Textbooks for the official list* Required--Course pack from Boiler Copy Maker 765-496-3888 or Total Information 800-876-4636. The original book listed is out of print.

Computer Requirements:
ProEd minimum computer requirements

ProEd Minimum Requirements: view

Tuition & Fees: view

Other Requirements:
None.

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