Thermodynamic Systems


Application of thermodynamic principles to engineering applications.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Apply the First and Second Laws of Thermodynamics to work processes in thermodynamics components and to cycles for power production for the listed systems:

    • Steam power cycles
    • Air Standard cycles
    • Combined cycle power systems
    • Combustion Theory
  2. Draw (Pv, Tv, and Ts) diagrams for the above systems and discuss details relating to the diagrams

  3. Calculate the thermal efficiencies for the various classes of engineering devices and cycles and be able to list strategies for improvement

  4. Perform detailed Combustion calculations to evaluate Air Fuel Ratio, Condensation temperature for flue gases, Enthalpy of formation.

% Coursework 40%
% Final Exam 60%