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 2012, Winter 2013
Instructors: John H S Lee (Fall) Jeffrey Bergthorson (Winter)