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Thermodynamics 221


 
Module code MTX 221
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology
Module content

Application overview. Concepts: system, control volume, property, state, process, cycles, mass, volume, density, pressure, pure substances, property tables, ideal gases. Work and heat. Internal energy, enthalpy, specific heat capacity. First Law of Thermodynamics for system and control volume. Conservation of mass. Processes: Adiabatic, isentropic, compressible and incompressible gases. Second Law of Thermodynamics for system and control volume. Entropy and enthalpy. Third Law of Thermodynamics. Introduction to vapour power, cooling and gas cycles. Experimental techniques in thermodynamics.

Module credits 16.00
Prerequisites FSK 116 or FSK 176
Contact time 1 practical per week, 1 tutorial per week, 3 lectures per week
Language of tuition Afrikaans and English are used in one class
Department Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering
Period of presentation Semester 2

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