ME 200 - Thermodynamics

Spring 2021

TitleRubricSectionCRNTypeHoursTimesDaysLocationInstructor
ThermodynamicsME200AL168593OLC31100 - 1150 M W F    Leon Liebenberg
Purav Patel
William Cartwright Drennan
ThermodynamicsME200AL268594OLC31200 - 1250 M W F    Wayne Chang
Daniel Hwai-En Hsieh
Sugun Tej Inampudi
ThermodynamicsME200ZJU69957LEC31000 - 1050 M W F  ARR Zhejiang University Timothy H Lee

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.

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.

Last updated

1/19/2021