MJ3116 Engineering Thermodynamics 7.5 credits

Termodynamik

  • Education cycle

    Third cycle
  • Main field of study

  • Grading scale

    P, F

Course offerings

Spring 19 for programme students

  • Periods

    Spring 19 P3 (3.0 credits), P4 (4.5 credits)

  • Application code

    61537

  • Start date

    15/01/2019

  • End date

    04/06/2019

  • Language of instruction

    English

  • Campus

    KTH Campus

  • Tutoring time

    Daytime

  • Form of study

    Normal

  • Number of places

    No limitation

Intended learning outcomes

To broaden as well as deepening understanding in the field of thermodynamics and facilitate training in modeling and problem solving related to engineering thermodynamics.

Course main content

The laws of thermodynamics, systems & general relationships, Classical thermodynamics with applications in energy technology, and Cycles. Control volumes and Units, Pure substance behavior, Energy transfers, Energy equation for a control mass, Energy equation for a control volume, Classical second law of thermodynamics, Entropy for a control mass, Entropy equation for a control volume, Exergy analysis, Power and refrigeration systems-with phase change, Power and refrigeration systems-gaseous working fluids, Ideal gas mixtures, Thermodynamic property relations, Combustion, Phase and chemical equilibrium, compressible flow. 

Disposition

Course is given in the form of 8 seminars. During these seminars students present thermodynamic theory and various concepts are discussed thoroghly.  

Students can chose to be examined by developing a conference or a journal publication. Each topic project should be reviewed by another student. Presence during the seminar is compulsory.

Eligibility

The undergraduate course in Applied thermodynamics MJ1112 or similar. Undergraduate courses in heat transfer and fluid mechanics.

Literature

Fundamentals of thermodynamics,Claus Borgnakke R.E Sonntag, Seventh Edition, John Wiley and Sons.

Other books may be considered.  

Examination

  • SEM1 - Seminars, 5.0, grading scale: P, F
  • SEM2 - Seminars, 2.5, grading scale: P, F

Requirements for final grade

Accepted journal or conference paper, approved lecture presentation, passed report and presentation at seminar 6-8 and active participation during all course activities.

Offered by

ITM/Energy Technology

Contact

Per Lundqvist (per.lundqvist@energy.kth.se)

Examiner

Per Lundqvist <per.lundqvist@energy.kth.se>

Version

Course syllabus valid from: Spring 2019.
Examination information valid from: Spring 2019.