Responsible Instructor 

Instructor 

Contact Hours / Week x/x/x/x 
0/0/0/4

Education Period 

Start Education 

Exam Period 

Course Language 

Required for 
BSc AP

Expected prior knowledge 
Physics 1

Course Contents 
1. Basic concepts: open and closed systems; intensive and extensive properties; 2. Energy; First law of Thermodynamics; heat and work; energy balance for closed systems; 3. Properties; pvT relations for generic media, incompressible media and ideal gases; internal energy and enthalpy; 4. Energy balance for open systems; 5. Second law of thermodynamics; thermodynamics cycles; reversible and irreversible processes; Carnot cycle; 6. Entropy; Entropy balance for closed and open systems; isentropic processes; isentropic efficiency

Study Goals 
Become familiar with the basic concepts and laws of classical thermodynamics and their application to engineering problems

Education Method 
two times two hours per week: first hour lecture; second hour exercises

Literature and Study Materials 
M.J. Moran and H.N. Shapiro: Fundamentals of Engineering Thermodynamics (5th or 6th edition, SI Units); John Wiley and Sons, 2006, ISBN 0470030372 or 9780470540190

Books 
M.J. Moran and H.N. Shapiro: Fundamentals of Engineering Thermodynamics (5th or 6th edition, SI Units); John Wiley and Sons, 2006, ISBN 0470030372 or 9780470540190

Assessment 
participation exercises; homework; written examn

Permitted Materials during Tests 
tables (will be provided); calculator; formula sheet (will be provided)

Studyload/Week 
4 hours lecture/exercises per week + 4 hours selfstudy and homework per week (during 7 weeks) + 28 hours of exam preparation.
