- Thermodynamics (I)
Course Overview and Objectives
This course covers the basic knowledge of thermodynamics and engineering applications. It is a fundamental course in the thermal-fluid science and also the prerequisite of fluid mechanics and heat transfer.
|Introduction of Thermodynamics||Thermodynamic System, Control Volume, Processes and Cycles, Units, Specific Volume and Density|
|Pure Substance Behavior||Definition of Pure Substances, Phase Equilibrium, Thermodynamic Tables, Compressibility Factor, Equation of States|
|Energy Transfer - Work and Heat||Definition of Work, Examples of Work, Definition of Heat, Heat Transfer Modes, Comparison of Heat and Work|
|First Law of Thermodynamics||First Law of Thermodynamics, Internal Energy, Enthalpy, Constant Pressure and Constant Volume Specific Heat, Conservation of Mass, Steady State Process|
|Classical Second Law of Thermodynamics||Heat Engines and Refrigerators, Reversible Process, Carnot Cycle and Efficiency|
|Second Law of Thermodynamics and Entropy||Clausius Inequality, Definition of Entropy, Entropy Change Process, Entropy Equation for Control Mass and Control Volume|
|Availability||Available Energy, Reversible Work, Irreversibility, Energy Balance Equation|
Fundamentals of Thermodynamics, by Claus Borgnakke and R.E. Sonntag, SI Version, 9th ed., 2017, John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
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