Thermodynamics - MMAN2700

Faculty: Faculty of Engineering

School: School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering

Course Outline:

Campus: Sydney

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 or PHYS1141)

Equivalent: MECH2712

CSS Contribution Charge: 2 (more info)

Tuition Fee: See Tuition Fee Schedule

Further Information: See Class Timetable

View course information for previous years.


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.


Study Levels

UNSW Quick Links