Academic Catalog

ME538 ADVANCED ENGINEERING THERMODYNAMICS II

Course Code: 5690538
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Department: Mechanical Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Graduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. HAFT YNC
Offered Semester: Fall and Spring Semesters.

Course Content

Power generation, maximum power conditions. External and internal irreversibilities. Advanced steam-turbine power plants. Advanced gas-turbine power plants. Combined steam-turbine and gas-turbine cycles. Solar power. Extraterrestrial power plants. Refrigeration. Liquefaction. Magnetic refrigeration. Thermodynamic design: Heat exchangers. Thermal energy storage. Mass exchanger. (S)