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ME 200 - Thermodynamics

Last offered Spring 2022

Official Description

Classical thermodynamics through the second law; system and control-volume analyses of thermodynamic processes; irreversibility and availability; relations for ideal gas mixtures. Course Information: Prerequisite: MATH 241.

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Detailed Course Description

Introduction to classical thermodynamics through the second law; system and control volume analyses of thermodynamic processes; irreversibility and availability; relations for ideal gas mixtures. Prerequisite: MATH 241. 3 undergraduate hours.

TOPICS:

1. Introduction

2. Definitions, properties, equations of state, state postulate, compressibility charts

3. Work, heat transfer, first law of thermodynamics for a control mass (closed system)

4. First law of thermodynamics for a control volume (open system), steady state and unsteady analysis

5. Entropy, second law of thermodynamics, component efficiency, cycle efficiency (examples of power and refrigeration cycles)

6. Reversible work, availability, irreversibility

7. Properties and thermodynamics of ideal gas mixtures

ME: Required.

EM: Required.

TitleSectionCRNTypeHoursTimesDaysLocationInstructor
ThermodynamicsAL168593LEC31100 - 1150 M W F  2035 Campus Instructional Facility Leon Liebenberg
ThermodynamicsAL268594LEC31200 - 1250 M W F  2035 Campus Instructional Facility Jiajun He
ThermodynamicsZJU69957LEC30900 - 0950 T    Chia-Fon Lee
ThermodynamicsZJU69957LEC31000 - 1050 M W    Chia-Fon Lee