Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
504002092016THERMODYNAMICSCompulsory246
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
1To learn the basic concepts of thermodynamics
2To learn the application areas of thermodynamics
3To learn the application of thermodynamic laws to the process
4To learn demostration of properties of pure substances by using phase diagrams and property tables
5To learn the required conditions for ideal gas state and to use ideal gas equations
6To demonstrate the application on processes by learning energy transfer with heat, mass and work. To derive equations for given processes
7To learn the application of the first law of thermodynamcs on closed and open systems
8To learn the application of the second law of thermodynamcs with processes and cycles
9To learn the definition of entropy and applying it to processes and cycles with increase of entropy principle
10To 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
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Introduction and Basic Concepts of ThermodynamicsProblem solving
2Properties of a System and ProcessesProblem solving
3Properties of pure substances, property diagrams and tablesProblem solving
4The ideal gas equation, compressibility factor, specific heatProblem solving
5Energy transfer by heat work and massProblem solving
6First Law of thermodynamics-Closed systems Problem solving
7First Law of thermodynamics-Open systemsProblem solving
8Midterm Exam
9Second Law of thermodynamicsProblem solving
10Entropy, the increase of entropy principle, entropy change of pure substancesProblem solving
11Entropy, isentropic processes, entropy balanceProblem solving
12Basic considerations in the analysis of power cyclesProblem solving
13Rankine Cycle: The ideal and actual cycles for vapor power cyclesProblem solving
14The ideal reheat Rankine Cycle and refrigeration cyclesProblem solving
15The ideal and actual vapor compression refrigeration cyclesProblem solving
16Final exam
Recommended or Required Reading
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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End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
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Language of Instruction
English
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination122
Quiz313
Attending Lectures14228
Tutorial14456
Individual Study for Mid term Examination13030
Individual Study for Final Examination13535
Individual Study for Quiz3618
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)174
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