Engineering - Course - Thermodynamics I

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  • Course Code: MCHE321
  • Credits: 3
  • Hours Distribution: (3Crs.:3Lec,0Lab)
  • Course Type: Mechanical Engineering Core Courses (MECC)

Course Description

Introduction and basic concepts. Properties of pure substances. Energy analysis of closed systems. Mass and energy analysis of control volumes. Second law of Thermodynamics. Heat engines and Carnot cycle. Refrigerators and heat pumps. Entropy. Gas power cycles and ideal cycles for reciprocating engines. Vapor refrigeration cycles. Introduction to psychrometry. Pre-req.: PHYS 282.