          Description of Individual Course Units
 Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course Unit Year of Study Semester Number of ECTS Credits 504002092016 THERMODYNAMICS Compulsory 2 4 6
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
Thermodynamics is one of the basic engineering classes. It is aimed in this course to give basic consepts of thermodynamics, first and second law of thermodynamics and their applications to closed systems and control volumes and power and refrigeration cycles.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof.Dr.Şebnem TAVMAN, Doç. Dr. Seher KUMCUOĞLU
Learning Outcomes
 1 To learn the basic concepts of thermodynamics 2 To learn the application areas of thermodynamics 3 To learn the application of thermodynamic laws to the process 4 To learn demostration of properties of pure substances by using phase diagrams and property tables 5 To learn the required conditions for ideal gas state and to use ideal gas equations 6 To demonstrate the application on processes by learning energy transfer with heat, mass and work. To derive equations for given processes 7 To learn the application of the first law of thermodynamcs on closed and open systems 8 To learn the application of the second law of thermodynamcs with processes and cycles 9 To learn the definition of entropy and applying it to processes and cycles with increase of entropy principle 10 To examine efficiency of power and refrigeration cycles in terms of thermodynamics
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Basic principles of thermodynamics, properties of pure substances, thermodynamic diagrams and tables of pure substances, ideal gases, heat and work, application of first law of thermodynamics to closed systems, application of first law of thermodynamics to control volumes, second law of thermodynamics, entropy, power cycles, refrigeration cycles.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
 Week Theoretical Practice Laboratory 1 Introduction and Basic Concepts of Thermodynamics Problem solving 2 Properties of a System and Processes Problem solving 3 Properties of pure substances, property diagrams and tables Problem solving 4 The ideal gas equation, compressibility factor, specific heat Problem solving 5 Energy transfer by heat work and mass Problem solving 6 First Law of thermodynamics-Closed systems Problem solving 7 First Law of thermodynamics-Open systems Problem solving 8 Midterm Exam 9 Second Law of thermodynamics Problem solving 10 Entropy, the increase of entropy principle, entropy change of pure substances Problem solving 11 Entropy, isentropic processes, entropy balance Problem solving 12 Basic considerations in the analysis of power cycles Problem solving 13 Rankine Cycle: The ideal and actual cycles for vapor power cycles Problem solving 14 The ideal reheat Rankine Cycle and refrigeration cycles Problem solving 15 The ideal and actual vapor compression refrigeration cycles Problem solving 16 Final exam
DERS KİTABI: 1. Cengel Y. A., Cimbala J., Turner R. H., 2008. Fundamentals of Thermal-Fluid Sciences, Mc Graw Hill Third Edition. 1152 pp. YARDIMCI KİTAPLAR: 1. Van Wylen G., Sonntag R., Borgnakke C., 1994. Fundamentals of Classical Thermodynamics, John Wiley and Sons Inc. 852 pp.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
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Language of Instruction
English
Work Placement(s)
None 