# Thermodynamics

## Code

ME-TER1

## Version

1.1

## Offered by

Mechanical Engineering

## ECTS

5### Prerequisites

For Mechanical students: Basic Engineering Mathematics and Physics.

For GBE students: GBE-ENB-M2

### Main purpose

### Knowledge

### Skills

• Analyse a thermodynamic system and select relevant theory in order to enable the student to calculate variables and main capacities for the system.

• Apply thermodynamic calculations to choose geometric dimensions or standard components for a system.

• Calculate and depict processes for ideal gas and water vapor.

• Analyze vapor power cycles for production of power and heat.

• Analyze gas power cycles based on Otto cycles and spark-ignition engines.

• Analyze heating and cooling of a fluid flowing in a tube and work with the logarithmic mean temperature difference.

• Perform a general energy analysis on heat exchangers.

• Use EES software for thermodynamic calculations.

### Competences

### Topics

### Teaching methods and study activities

5 ECTS corresponds to an expected workload for the student of 138 hours.

**Student Activity Model:**

Category 1, Initiated by the lecturer with the participation of lecturer and students: 50 hours – 37%

### Resources

Cengel: Heat and Mass Transfer: Fundamentals & Applications, latest edition

EES software

### Evaluation

### Examination

__Requirements for attending examination: __

None, but note that some course activities will count towards the final grade even if the student fail to participate

__Type of examination__:

4 hours written exam, electronic hand-in – no scanner provided

Course activities (2 tests and approximately 7 hand-ins) account for 30%, final exam for 70%.

External censor

__Allowed tools: __

All

__Re-examination:__

Please note that the school can decide that the re-examination can be oral.

### Grading criteria

### Additional information

### Responsible

Salwan Dihrab

### Valid from

2/1/2019 12:00:00 AM

### Course type

Sustainable Energy

### Keywords