Course Description:

Basic laws of Thermodynamics such as conservation of mass, energy and the second law of thermodynamics in open and closed systems, heat and mass transfer for solving problems with conduction, convection, radiation, basic fluid mechanics concepts such as conservation of momentum and application of energy equations to control volumes will be covered. Solution of problems using tables, charts and formulae for simple analysis of some basic thermal systems is in the scope of this course.

Text Book:

Fundementals of Thermal-Fluid Sciences, Yunus A.Çengel, Robert H.Turner, John M. Cimbala, 4th Ed.

Topics:

The course syllabus provides a detailed listing of the topics to be covered in each lecture.

Assignments:

As basic preparation for each lecture, you should read the assigned section of the textbook before coming to class. There will be study questions (with solutions) and homework problems assigned for you after each three chapters. (Total of 4 HWs will be given). There may be two/three quizes during semester, which you will be informed of before.

Exams:

There will be two two-hour midterm exams and one two-hour final comprehensive exam. The comprehensive final exam will be given during the final exam period. All examinations, including the final, will be closed book and closed notes. You may need tables, graphs and formulae which will be provided in the web site. You should print them out and bring to exams.

Grading will be announced later