This unit is the continuation of from the Thermodynamics 1 and is specifically for Mechanical Engineering students. The Thermodynamics 2 will focus on the applications of the principles learnt from Thermodynamics. This includes the learning to analysis the air-conditioning system, various engines, power plants and simple combustion process. It is expected that the students can analysis real engineering problems involving thermal energy after studying this subject.
NEM2201 - Thermodynamics 1
|1.||Determine the various thermodynamic properties of mixtures;|
|2.||Describe basic concepts of air-conditioning, and determine the energy and mass balance in air-conditioning systems;|
|3.||Define the various cycles related to petrol engines, diesel engines, gas turbine, and jet engines and determine their performance;|
|4.||Define the various cycles related to steam power cycles and determine their performance in large power stations;|
|5.||Describe the basic concepts of combustion; determine the air to fuel ratio and flame temperature.|
|Test||Class Test 1; calculations, sketches (max. 1000 words)||15%|
|Test||Class Test 2; calculations, sketches (max. 1000 words)||15%|
|Laboratory Work||Laboratory on Air Conditioning; calculations, sketches (max. 1000 words)||15%|
|Examination||Final Examination (3 hours)||55%|
Thermodynamics - An Engineering Approach 8th ed.
Cengel, Y. A. and Boles, M. A. (2014)
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