Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
502013222017THERMODYNAMICS AND HEAT TRANSFERCompulsory354
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
To teach the general concepts of thermodynamics and heat conduction
Name of Lecturer(s)
Doç. Dr. Ahmet Çay
Learning Outcomes
1To learn the basics of thermodynamics and heat conduction
2To learn energy analysis of a system
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Basics of thermodynamics, properties of pure substances, the first law of thermodynamcis: closed systems, the first law of thermodynamcis: control volumes, the second law of thermodynamics, introduction to heat transfer, one dimensional steady-state conduction, two dimensional steady-state conduction
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Basics of thermodynamics: Dimensions and units, systems and properties, density, state and equlibrium, processes, temperature and zeroth law of thermodynamcis, temperature scales, pressure, barometer and manometer
2Properties of pure substances: phases of a pure substance, phase-change processes, enthalpy, property diagrams for phase-change processes
3Properties of pure substances: ideal gases, the ideal gas equation of state, compressibility factor
4Energy and energy transfer: forms of energy, mechanical energy, heat and work, electrical work, spring work, shaft work
5The first law of thermodynamics, closed systems: derivative and integral solutions of basic functions, moving boundary work, polytropic process
6The first law of thermodynamics, closed systems: Energy balance for closed systems, specific heat, enthalpy and internal energy of ideal gases, enthalpy and internal energy of solids and liquids
7The first law of thermodynamics, control volumes: Steady flow processes, conservation of mass, conservation of energy, flow work
8The first law of thermodynamics, control volumes: Nozzles and diffusers, turbines and compressors, mixing chambers, heat exchangers
9The second law of thermodynamics: Thermal efficiency, Kelvin-Planck statement, heat pumps, coefficient of performance, Clausius statement, reversible and irreversible processes, the Carnot cycle
10Mid-term exam
11Basics of heat transfer: Conduction, Fourier's law, convection, Newton's law of cooling, radiation, Stefan-Boltzman law
12Introduction to conduction: the conduction rate equation, thermal conductivity, one dimensional steady state conduction, the plane wall, thermal resistance, the composite wall
13Introduction to conduction: radial systems, conduction with thermal energy generation
14Two dimensional steady state conduction
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Recommended or Required Reading
 Y. Çengel, M.A. Boles,(Çeviri: Taner Derbentli) “Mühendislik Yaklaşımıyla Termodinamik”, Literatür Yayıncılık, 1996.  G.J. Van Wylen, R.E. Sonntag, Fundamentals of Classical Thermodynamics, Wiley, 1985.  F.P. Incropera, D.P. DeWitt, “Fundamentals of Heat and Mass Transfer, John Wiley and Sons, 1996.  J.P. Holman, “Heat Transfer, McGraw Hill, 1997.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Midterm Examination1100
SUM100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Final Examination1100
SUM100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
SUM100
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Attending Lectures13339
Problem Solving13535
Individual Study for Mid term Examination12020
Individual Study for Final Examination12020
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)114
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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