CPE 221: Basic Engineering Thermodynamics

Course Description:
An introduction to the concepts of heat, work, the first law and second law of thermodynamics, and equations of state. These concepts are applied to flow and non-flow systems including power, heat pump and refrigeration cycles. Prerequisite: MATH 122 or permission of instructor. Prerequisite or Corequisite: C&PE 121 and PHSX 211.

Page Contents:
Introduction and Calender
Lecture Presentations
Exam Solutions
Sample Problems

Introduction and Calendar
Introduction to the Course

Lecture Presentations
Lecture 1- Course Introduction
Lecture 2- Concepts and Definitions
Lecture 3- Properties of a Pure Substance
Lecture 4- Equation of State/Thermodynamic Surfaces
Lecture 4a- Equation of State/Thermodynamic Surfaces
Lecture 6- Work and Heat
Lecture 7- Work and Heat
Lecture 9- First Law of Thermodynamics
Lecture 10- Problem Solving Strategy/Internal Energy and Enthalpy
Lecture 12- Specific Heat
Lecture 14- First Law Anaylsis for a Control Volume
Lecture 16- SSSF Devices
Lecture 17- Cycles
Lecture 18- Uniform State Uniform Flow (USUF)
Lecture 19- Uniform State Uniform Flow (USUF)
Lecture 20- Second Law of Thermodynamics
Lecture 23- Second Law of Thermodynamics Continue
Lecture 24- Carnot Cycle
Lecture 25- Chapter 7 Summary

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Exam Solutions
Exam 1
Exam 2

Sample Problems
Problem 5.73

Last Updated: July 6 2005, by Murali Satuluri