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The course begins introducing thermodynamic properties and reviewing first and second laws. The material is then taken forward into application in a focused module on production of power from heat which includes: steam power plants; internal-combustion and gas-turbine engines. This is followed by a module on refrigeration and liquefaction. The course continues with a detailed discussion of the applications of thermodynamics to flow processes including: duct flow of compressible fluids in pipes and nozzles; turbines; compression processes. The course concludes with a module on psychrometry which includes: humidity data for air-water systems; humidification & dehumidification systems.
|Second Sub Session
|10 credits (5 ECTS credits)
The course is divided into 5 modules:
Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.
Solutions to the exams will be made available on MyAberdeen. Students can arrange individual appointments with the Course Coordinator to review their script.
Tutorial problem solving coursework.
There are no assessments for this course.
|Best of: one 3-hour written examination paper (80%) and continuous assessment (20%), or one 3-hour written examination paper (100%).
|ILO’s for this course are available in the course guide.