CIVE 290 Thermodynamics and Heat Transfer (3 credits)

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Offered by: Civil Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)


Civil Engineering : Macroscopic vs. microscopic viewpoint; states and processes; energy conservation and transformation. Phase equilibrium; equations of state; thermodynamic properties; work; heat; First Law of thermodynamics; internal energy; enthalpy; specific heat; thermodynamic processes: reversibility, polytrophic processes, applications of First Law; Second Law; entropy; introduction to heat transfer.

Terms: Fall 2016

Instructors: Jinxia Liu (Fall)

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