Module Title:   Thermodynamics

Module Credit:   10

Module Code:   ENG2034M

Academic Year:   2015/6

Teaching Period:   Semester 1

Module Occurrence:   A

Module Level:   FHEQ Level 5

Module Type:   Standard module

Provider:   Engineering

Related Department/Subject Area:   Engineering: Materials and Medical (not in use)

Principal Co-ordinator:   Dr B Mason

Additional Tutor(s):   -

Prerequisite(s):   None

Corequisite(s):   None

Aims:
To review Thermodynamics as the science of energy conversion; to apply the subject to the analysis of simple processes; to introduce heat transfer.

Learning Teaching & Assessment Strategy:
The basic subject matter is established in lectures and example classes. An energy balance on a relevant subject will be examined in the laboratory.

Lectures:   24.00          Directed Study:   62.50           
Seminars/Tutorials:   9.00          Other:   0.00           
Laboratory/Practical:   3.00          Formal Exams:   1.50          Total:   100.00

On successful completion of this module you will be able to...

1 Review the fundamental principles of thermodynamics and heat transfer and their application to the analysis of simple processes.

On successful completion of this module you will be able to...

2 Measure and evaluate energy balances.

On successful completion of this module you will be able to...

3.1 Better manage, present and interpret data.
3.2 Solve problems systematically using the scientific method

  Examination - closed book 1.50 70%
 
  Examination - closed book
  Laboratory Report   30%
 
  Laboratory Report
  Examination - closed book 2.00 100%
 
  Supplementary

Outline Syllabus:
1. Introduction to energy and the First Law of Thermodynamics1.1 Systems, energy, work, heat, properties, First Law.1.2 Processes: constant volume, constant pressure, adiabatic, isothermal, cycles.2. Second Law of Thermodynamics2.1 Entropy via temperature - entropy diagrams.2.2 Reversible and irreversible processes: principle of increasing entropy.3. Flow processes 3.1 Steady flow; mass flow equation; steady flow energy equation. 4 Properties of Fluids 4.1 Liquids and vapours: steam tables 4.2 Ideal gases. 5. Application to non-flow and flow processes 6. Mixture of Gases and Vapours 6.1 Mixtures of gas, and gases and vapours. 6.2 Psychrometrics.7. Heat Transfer 7.1 Conduction, convection, radiation, evaporation.7.2 Overall heat transfer coefficients.7.3 Heat transfer correlations.7.4 Heat exchangers.

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