ME230 Fundamentals of Thermodynamics

Syllabus

Note:

Tentative schedule

Session
Topic
Sources
1
Basic concepts of thermodynamics, part I

Slide#1

Quiz#1, Quiz#2, HW#1, HW#2

2
Basic concepts of thermodynamics, part II

 

Quiz#3, Quiz#4

3
Energy transfer by heat, work, and mass, part I

HW#3

Slide#2

4
Energy transfer by heat, work, and mass, part II  
5
Properties of pure substance, part I Slide#3, Quiz#5, HW#4
6
Properties of pure substance, part II  
7
The first law of thermodynamics  (Closed systems) Slide#4, HW#5, Quiz#6
8
Mid-term examination 

Oct 07, 2017 (12:00-14:00)

9

The first law of thermodynamics  (Open systems) part I

 
10

The first law of thermodynamics  (Open systems), part II

 
11
The second law of thermodynamics, part I  
12

The second law of thermodynamics, part II

 
13
The second law of thermodynamics, part III  
14
Entropy, part I 
15
Entropy, part II   
16
Final examination
Dec 18, 2017 (09:00-12:00)