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MME 201. Thermodynamics and Heat Conduction

Credits: 4
Department: Mechanical & Manufacturing Engineering
Description: First and second laws of thermodynamics; thermodynamic properties of gases, vapors, and gas-vapor mixtures; energy-systems analysis including power cycles, vapor and gas cycles, fundamentals of heat conduction; numerical methods.
Prerequisites: PHYS 234, CHEM 210, MATH 327 or (MATH 325 and MATH 312)
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
Grading Method: ABCDF
Lab: Lab

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Identify and calculate properties of real and ideal gases.
2. Identify and calculate real and ideal process and illustrate them on thermodynamic diagrams.
3. Apply the first law of thermodynamics to open and closed systems, quantifying work, heat, and system energy.
4. Apply the second law of thermodynamics calculating entropy and efficiency for open and closed systems.
5. Calculate conduction and diffusion for various one dimensional systems.

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