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Engineering Thermodynamics

Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur via NPTEL

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Overview

This course provides an introduction to the most powerful engineering principles -Thermodynamics: the science of energy and its transformation from one form to another form. The subject is widely applicable in several branches of engineering and science. The objective of this course is to introduce systematic different tools needed to analyze energy systems from various daily lives to large scale engineering applications. More specifically, we will cover the topics of mass and energy conservation principles; first law analysis of closed and open systems; understanding second law of thermodynamics and entropy; exergy; properties of pure substances; power generation and refrigeration on thermodynamic cycles; thermodynamic relation, combustion and reaction. 

Syllabus

Week 1: Introduction Energy and Energy transfer
Week 2: 
Properties of Pure Substances
Week 3: Energy analysis of closed system
Week 4: 
Mass and Energy Analysis of open systems 
Week 5: The second law of thermodynamics and entropy
Week 6: 
Exergy  Analysis
Week 7: 
Power & Refrigeration Cycles
Week 8: 
Thermodynamic Potentials I Law Application to Chemically Reacting Systems

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