Mar 21, 2023  
2022-2023 Catalog 
2022-2023 Catalog

ME 272 - Applied Thermodynamics

Credit Hours: 3

Basic principles of thermodynamics as applied to the analysis of prime mover power cycles, refrigeration, air conditioning and heat exchanger equipment. Topics include the definition of heat, work, energy, power, first and second laws of thermodynamics, properties of sub-cooled liquids, saturated and superheated vapors, use of steam tables and ideal gases.

Course Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • understand and use the fundamentals of thermodynamics; and
  • be prepared for heat power and refrigeration, which are required in the application of thermodynamics.

Prerequisites: MT 121 or MT 125 or permission of the instructor.
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