Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9103065192012Exergy Analysis of Thermal Systems IElective118
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
Objectives of this course are; having the students to learn second law of thermodynamics, entropy and exergy balance for closed systems and steady flow systems, reversible and irreversible processes, second law efficiency and giving the ability to make exergy analysis of thermal system devices.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Dr. Öğr. Üyesi Özay AKDEMİR
Learning Outcomes
1To learn thermodynamic concepts,
2To learn thermodynamic laws,
3To learn entropy, entropy change, entropy balance,
4To learn entropy balance for closed systems and steady flow systems,
5To learn exergy, exergy transfer, exergy balance,
6To learn exergy balance for closed systems and steady flow systems,
7To learn exergy analysis and second law efficiency of thermal system components,
8To learn exergy analysis of cycles.
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
The basic concepts and laws of thermodynamics, entropy, entropy change, exergy, exergy transfer, entropy and exergy balance for closed systems and steady flow systems, exergy analysis and second law efficiencies of thermal system components, exergy analysis of cycles.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
0Basic concepts of thermodynamicsProblem Solving Sessions
1Laws of thermodynamicsProblem Solving Sessions
2Second law of thermodynamicsProblem Solving Sessions
3Entropy, entropy change, entropy balanceProblem Solving Sessions
4Entropy, entropy change, entropy balanceProblem Solving Sessions
5Entropy balance for closed systems and steady flow systemsProblem Solving Sessions
6Entropy balance for closed systems and steady flow systemsProblem Solving Sessions
7Midterm exam
8Exergy, exergy tranfer, exergy balanceProblem Solving Sessions
9Exergy balance for closed systems and steady flow systemsProblem Solving Sessions
10Exergy balance for closed systems and steady flow systemsProblem Solving Sessions
11Exergy analysis and second law efficiencies of thermal system componentsProblem Solving Sessions
12Exergy analysis and second law efficiencies of thermal system componentsProblem Solving Sessions
13Exergy analysis of cyclesProblem Solving Sessions
14Exergy analysis of cyclesProblem Solving Sessions
15Final exam
Recommended or Required Reading
1. Szargut, J., Morris, D.R., Steward, F. R., “Exergy Analysis of Thermal, Chemical and Metallurgical Processes”, Hemispher Publishing Corporation, 1988. 2. Kotas, T. J., “The Exergy Method of Thermal Plant Analysis”, Butterworths, 1985. 3. Bejan, A., “Entropy Generation Minimization”, CRC Press, 1996. 4. Yüncü, H., “Ekserji Analizi (İkinci Kanun Verimi & Termoekonomi)”, ODTÜ Basım İşliği, 2010. 5. Çengel, Y. A., Boles, M. A., “Termodinamik Mühendislik Yaklaşımıyla”, Güven Blimsel, 5. Baskı, 2008. 6. Kenneth, Wark, “Advanced Thermodynamics for Engineers”, McGraw-Hill, 1995.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
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End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
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Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Attending Lectures14342
Self Study61060
Individual Study for Mid term Examination13030
Individual Study for Final Examination13838
Reading14570
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)240
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