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Advanced Thermodynamics

This subject deals with exergy, cycles exergy anlysis,equilibrium, chemical potentials, and engineering applications. The material that will be covered in this subject is intended to provide you with the tools and understanding to handle basic problems involving chemical systems at equilibrium and rates of simple chemical reactions.
 

First and second laws of thermodynamics,
Entropy and exergy analysis
Applications to energy conversion devices and thermodynamic cycles
The exergy analysis
Ultimate cycle performance and efficiency limitations
Single- and multi-phase systems
Irreversibility in thermodynamics
Chemical potentials and its applications

Primary Resources: 
Adrian Bejan, Advanced Engineering Thermodynamics,
Kenneth Wark, Advanced Thermodynamics for Engineers
Secondary Resources: 
Desmond E Winterbone, Advanced Thermodynamics for Engineers, 1997.

 

Prerequisites: 

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Grading Policy: 
Grading Policy: 
Mid-Term Exam : 45%
Final Exam : 45%
Homeworks : 10%

 

Time: 

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Term: 
Fall 2015