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Module Name
Module Code
Lecture Hrs
Practical Hrs
Credits
Thermodynamics
MECH1002Y(1)
2
0.5
4.5

Description
Introduction: Basic Concepts;thermodynamic properties, the system, work and heat, temperature, processes. 1st Law: The closed cycle, first law, internal energy, corollaries. reversibility and reversible process W=pdv, constant temperature/volume/pressure processes, enthalpy. Isothermal, adiabatic, polytropic processes.ideal gas laws. Stema and its properties, dryness fraction. Open System. Steady flow energy equation. Aplication to boiler, turbine, compressor, pump etc. 2nd Law: Heat engine, Clausius version of 2nd Law, reversibility, thermodynamic temperature scale. Entropy: Entropy, T- s & h-s diagrams for water/steam.Air standard cycles; Carnot engine cycle, Rankine, Otto and Diesel cycles. Combustion: Chemical reactions and equations.Stoichiometric A/F ratio.
Faculty Department
FACULTY OF ENGINEERING Department of Mechanical and Production Engineering
Contact Details
Administrative assistant: MAHADEO-GOPAUL Tina Suvina
Telephone: 4037400
Email: t.mgopaul@uom.ac.mu
 

 


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