Lecture Hours: 3 Lab Hours: 0 Credit Hours: 3 Terms Offered: Fall, and as needed
Fundamental concepts of thermodynamic systems. Law of thermodynamics, properties of simple compressible substances, entropy, energy availability, ideal gas mixtures and psychometrics, and thermodynamic cycles. Application to engines, refrigeration systems and energy conversion. Prerequisite: PHYS 330 and MATH 286. Same as PHYS 481.