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Undergraduate Handbook

Thermodynamics - MMAN2700

Campus: Kensington Campus
Career: Undergraduate
Units of Credit: 6
EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)
Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 5
Enrolment Requirements:
Prerequisite: MATH1131 or MATH1141 and PHYS1121 or PHYS1131
Equivalent: MECH2712
Fee Band: 5 (more info)
Further Information: See Class Timetable


Thermodynamic concepts, systems, property, state, path, process. Work and heat. Properties of pure substances, tables of properties and equations of state. First law of thermodynamics. Analysis of closed and open systems. Second law of thermodynamics, Carnot cycle, Clausius inequality, entropy, irreversibility, isentropic efficiencies. Air-standard cycles. Vapour cycles.

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