Mechanical Engineering : Thermodynamic systems and properties. First law of thermodynamics: energy, work and heat. State principle, p-v-T surfaces, phase equilibrium, ideal gas model. Second law of thermodynamics, entropy, exergy analysis. Energy analysis applied to steady and transient engineering systems including heat engines, refrigerators and heat pumps, air compressors.
Terms: Fall 2014, Winter 2015
Instructors: John H S Lee (Fall) Jeffrey Bergthorson (Winter)