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MEC 511

Thermodynamics and Fluids

The scope and limitations of thermodynamics, macroscopic-approach heat, work, energy and first law. Properties and state of simple substances and fluids. Control-mass and control-volume energy analysis. The second law of thermodynamics, entropy limiting cycle efficiencies, criteria for equilibrium. Conservation equations for the flow of fluids. Application to one dimensional fluid flow.
Weekly Contact: Lab: 1 hr. Lecture: 3 hrs.
GPA Weight: 1.00
Course Count: 1.00
Billing Units: 1


CEN 199 and CHY 102 and PCS 211 and (CPS 125 or CPS 188) and (ELE 202 or MTE 301) and (PCS 224 or MEC 323) and (MTH 312 or MTH 425)





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