Academic Catalog

ME351 THERMODYNAMICS OF HEAT POWER

Course Code: 5690351
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 5.0
Department: Mechanical Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. HSEYN VURAL
Offered Semester: Fall and Spring Semesters.

Course Content

Conservation of energy. Conservation of mass. Work and heat. First law of thermodynamics. Properties and processes of ideal gases. Second law of thermodynamics. Compressors, internal combustion engines. Properties of steam. Heat exchangers. Steam power plants, nuclear energy power plants. Pumps and fans. Refrigeration. (Offered to non-ME students only).