ME 50000/ 3 Cr.
The empirical, physical basis of the laws of thermodynamics. Availability concepts and applications. Properties and relations between properties in homogeneous and heterogeneous systems. The criteria of equilibrium. Application to a variety of systems and problems including phase and reaction equilibrium.
PRIMARY TRACK: Fluid & Thermal Sciences; Energy
- Available Online: No
- Credit by Exam: No
- Laptop Required: No
Pre-requisite: ME 20000
TextbooksAdvanced Thermodynamics for Engineers, Winterbone and Turan, Elsevier, 2nd Edition
- Understand energy and entropy from both macroscopic and microscopic point view
- Understand exergy, availability, and irreversibility in closed and open thermodynamic systems
- Apply the 1st Law for steady and transient systems.
- Apply the 2nd Law for cyclic systems
- Apply mass, energy, entropy, and availability balance equations for closed and open thermodynamic systems
- Understand maximum entropy and minimum energy principles
- Understand thermo-mechanical equilibrium, thermo-mechanical-chemical equilibrium, and chemical availability for open and closed systems
- Understand (mathematical) approach to thermodynamics
- Discuss state equations for real gas and fluids in terms of measurable properties.
- Derive thermodynamic relations between the measurable and non-measurable properties.
- Exergy, availability, irreversibility in closed and open systems
- Minimum energy principles