Course IDCourse NameInstructorRoom NumbessrTime
ME1100 ThermodynamicsBABU VISWANATHANCRC202Slot-E

Course Contents

• Fundamentals (2 lectures)
o System & Control volume
o Property, State & Process
o Exact & Inexact differentials
• Work (3 lectures)
o Thermodynamic definition of work; examples
o Displacement work
o Path dependence of displacement work and illustrations for simple processes
o Other forms of work – electrical, spring and shaft
• Temperature (1 lecture)
o Definition of thermal equilibrium and Zeroth law
o Temperature scales
o Various Thermometers
• Heat (1 lecture)
o Definition; examples of heat/work interaction in systems
• First Law (2 lectures)
o Cyclic & Non-cyclic processes
o Concept of total energy E
o Demonstration that E is a property
o Various modes of energy
o Pure substance
• Ideal Gases and ideal gas mixtures (3 lectures)
• Properties of two phase systems (4 lectures)
o Const. temperature and Const. pressure heating of water
o Definitions of saturated states
o P-v-T surface
o Use of steam tables and R134a tables
 Saturation tables; Superheated tables
 Identification of states & determination of properties
• First Law for Flow Processes (7 lectures)
o Derivation of general energy equation for a control volume
o Steady state steady flow processes including throttling
o Examples of steady flow devices
o Unsteady processes
• Second law (6 lectures)
o Definitions of direct and reverse heat engines
o Definitions of thermal efficiency and COP
o Kelvin-Planck and Clausius statements
o Definition of reversible process
o Internal and external irreversibilities
o Carnot cycle
o Absolute temperature scale
• Entropy (8 lectures)
o Clausius inequality
o Definition of entropy S
o Demonstration that entropy S is a property
o Evaluation of S for solids, liquids, ideal gases and ideal gas mixtures undergoing various processes
o Determination of s from steam tables
o Principle of increase of entropy
o Illustration of processes in T-S coordinates
o Definition of Isentropic efficiency for compressors, turbines and nozzles
• Thermodynamic cycles (3 lectures)
o Basic Rankine cycle
o Basic Brayton cycle
o Basic vapor compression cycle

Text/Reference Books

  1. Fundamentals of Engineering Thermodynamics, Michael J. Moran, Howard N. Shapiro, Daisie D. Boettner and Margaret B. Bailey, Wiley, 7th edition