2019 - 2020

  Thermodynamics (1)  
Roy KushnirWolfson - Engineering134 Mon1200-1500 Sem  1
Wolfson - Engineering238 Wed1200-1400 Sem  1
University credit hours:  5.0

Course description
Credit points:   4
Prerequisites: Differential & Integral Methods; Mechanics of Particles; Basic Chemistry.
Concepts and definitions: Thermodynamic system and control volume, properties and state of a substance, processes and cycles, equilibrium, dimensions and units. Properties of a pure substance. Equations of state and tables of thermodynamic properties. Work and heat. The first law of thermodynamics for systems and control volumes. Internal energy, enthalpy and specific heat. The second law of thermodynamics. The reversible processes. The Carnot cycle. The thermodynamic temperature scale. Entropy. The second law for systems and control volumes. Entropy changes in reversible and irreversible processes. Principle of the increase of entropy. Power and refrigeration cycles.

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