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EMAN201 Thermoprocesses 1

Paper Description

This paper presents the basic concepts and foundation theories of thermodynamics. The aims are that students should gain an understanding of fundamental concepts of systems, processes, and thermodynamic properties as well as the first and second laws of thermodynamics. This paper is fundamental for further work in the areas of process engineering, energy conversion, and energy efficiency.

The course consists of 24 lectures, 5 three-hour labs, and a one-hour tutorial each week to assist with assignments.

Assessment:
Final exam 60%, Assignments 24%, Laboratories 16%.

Important information about assessment for EMAN 201

Course Coordinator:
Dr Michael Jack

After completing this paper students will be able to:
  1. Distinguish between state and non-state variables and underatand the properties of thermodynamic variables
  2. Understand the process descriptors adiabatic, isothermal, constant volume, constant pressure, reversible, quasi-static, non-quasi-static, work and heat
  3. Understand the first and second laws of thermodynamics
  4. Identify non-flow, steady-flow and unsteady-flow processes and apply the first and second laws in these situations
  5. Analyse both cyclic and non-cyclic processes by expressing the process constraints in terms of state variables and solve problems of thermodynamics by use of state property tables and diagrams
  6. Identify reversible and irreversible processes and apply these concepts to the entropy function

Lecture Topics

Topic
Basic concepts and definitions
Energy and the first law of thermodynamics
Evaluating thermodynamic properties
Entropy and the second law of thermodynamics
Textbook: Fundamentals of Engineering Thermodynamics, (7th Edition), Michael J. Moran, Howard N. Shapiro, Daisie D. Boettner, Margaret Bailey

 


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Details

Heat and work processes, the thermodynamic properties of fluids and gases, cyclic and non-cyclic processes, thermodynamic potentials and availability.

This paper presents the basic concepts and foundation theories of thermodynamics. The aims are that students should gain an understanding of fundamental concepts of systems, processes and thermodynamic properties, as well as the first and second laws of thermodynamics. This paper is fundamental for further work in the areas of process engineering, energy conversion and energy efficiency.

Paper title Thermoprocesses 1
Paper code EMAN201
Subject Energy Management
EFTS 0.1500
Points 18 points
Teaching period First Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,059.15
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $4,627.65

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Prerequisite
One of PHSI 131, PHSI 132, PHSI 191, PHSI 110
Pre or Corequisite
MATH 160
Restriction
PHSI 263
Schedule C
Science
Contact
zhifa.sun@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Assoc Prof Zhifa Sun
Textbooks
Fundamentals of Engineering Thermodynamics, (7th Edition), Michael J. Moran, Howard N. Shapiro, Daisie D. Boettner, Margaret Bailey
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Environmental literacy, Information literacy, Self-motivation.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
After completing this paper students will be able to:
  1. Distinguish between state and non-state variables and understand the properties of thermodynamic variables
  2. Understand the process descriptors adiabatic, isothermal, constant volume, constant pressure, reversible, quasi-static, non-quasi-static, work and heat
  3. Understand the first and second laws of thermodynamics
  4. Identify non-flow, steady-flow and unsteady-flow processes and apply the first and second laws in these situations
  5. Analyse both cyclic and non-cyclic processes by expressing the process constraints in terms of state variables and solve problems of thermodynamics by use of state property tables and diagrams
  6. Identify reversible and irreversible processes and apply these concepts to the entropy function

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Timetable

First Semester

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
M1 Tuesday 13:00-13:50 9-16, 18-22
Friday 13:00-13:50 9-15, 18-22

Practical

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
P1 Friday 14:00-17:50 9, 11, 13, 15, 18, 20, 22

Tutorial

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
T1 Thursday 13:00-13:50 9-16, 18-22

Heat and work processes, the thermodynamic properties of fluids and gases, cyclic and non-cyclic processes, thermodynamic potentials and availability.

This paper presents the basic concepts and foundation theories of thermodynamics. The aims are that students should gain an understanding of fundamental concepts of systems, processes and thermodynamic properties, as well as the first and second laws of thermodynamics. This paper is fundamental for further work in the areas of process engineering, energy conversion and energy efficiency.

Paper title Thermoprocesses 1
Paper code EMAN201
Subject Energy Management
EFTS 0.1500
Points 18 points
Teaching period First Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for 2020 have not yet been set
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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Prerequisite
One of PHSI 131, 132, 191, 110
Pre or Corequisite
MATH 160
Restriction
PHSI 263
Schedule C
Science
Contact

michael.jack@otago.ac.nz

Teaching staff

Dr Michael Jack

Textbooks

Fundamentals of Engineering Thermodynamics, (8th Edition), Michael J. Moran, Howard N. Shapiro, Daisie D. Boettner, Margaret Bailey

Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Environmental literacy, Information literacy, Self-motivation.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
After completing this paper students will be able to:
  1. Distinguish between state and non-state variables and understand the properties of thermodynamic variables
  2. Understand the process descriptors adiabatic, isothermal, constant volume, constant pressure, reversible, quasi-static, non-quasi-static, work and heat
  3. Understand the first and second laws of thermodynamics
  4. Identify non-flow, steady-flow and unsteady-flow processes and apply the first and second laws in these situations
  5. Analyse both cyclic and non-cyclic processes by expressing the process constraints in terms of state variables and solve problems of thermodynamics by use of state property tables and diagrams
  6. Identify reversible and irreversible processes and apply these concepts to the entropy function

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Timetable

First Semester

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
A1 Tuesday 13:00-13:50 9-15, 17-22
Friday 13:00-13:50 9-14, 17-22

Practical

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
A1 Friday 14:00-17:50 9, 11, 13, 17-18, 20, 22

Tutorial

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
A1 Thursday 13:00-13:50 9-15, 17-22