ME 200 - Thermodynamics

Summer 2023

TitleRubricSectionCRNTypeHoursTimesDaysLocationInstructor
ThermodynamicsME200AL140244LEC31000 - 1150 M W F    Arielle Gamboa
Jaden Rhys Lucas
Purav Patel
ThermodynamicsME200OL141670OLC3 -    Arielle Gamboa
Jaden Rhys Lucas
Purav Patel

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: Credit is not given toward graduation for ME 200 and either ABE 340 or CHBE 321. 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

8/17/2022