IE 403 – Thermodynamics

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IE 403 – Thermodynamics; Weekly hours: 2+1, ECTS: 4
The objective of this course is to enable the students to develop a good understanding of: Properties of pure substances; Ideal and real gases; Energy, heat, work; Conservation of energy; Application on closed systems and control volumes; Heat engine. Second law of thermodynamics; Carnot principles; Clausius inequality; Entropy; Principle of the increase of entropy; Exergy, second law analysis; Gas power cycles; Vapor power cycles; Refrigeration cycles, heat pump. After completion of this course students will be able to: Apply basic principles and terminology of energy conversions, Design basic thermal engineering systems, Analyze, apply and communicate in this field, Apply thermodynamic laws in concerned area, Define the system in any problem. Basic concepts and definitions; Ideal gas and equation of state; Real gasses; Compressibility factor; Generalized chart for Compressibility factor; Other equations of state; Introduction to the first law of Thermodynamics; 1st law of Thermodynamics (For closed and open systems); Second law of Thermodynamics; Heat engines; Refrigeration systems and heat pumps; Reversible and irreversible processes; Carnot cycles; The thermodynamic temperature scale; Entropy; Third law of  Thermodynamics; Entropy change of pure substance; Temperature-Entropy (T-s) diagram; Entropy change of ideal gasses; Reversible steady flow work; Adiabatic efficiency of some engines; Exergy and second law solution; Second law solution of closed and open systems; Power cycles with gas flow; Otto and Diesel and Brayton cycles; Ideal reheat Rankine cycle, Ideal regenerative Rankine cycle; Cogeneration; Refrigeration cycles; Refrigerators and heat pumps; Reversed Carnot cycle; Vapor compression refrigeration cycle; Heat pump systems; Gas refrigeration cycle; Ideal gas mixtures; Air-vapor mixture.