Advanced engineering thermodynamics

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Advanced engineering thermodynamics
DTU Department of Mechanical Engineering
General course objectives:
To get a broad insight in advanced topics in thermodynamics as well as a deeper understanding of selected topics. To learn how to plan and conduct a lecture. To improve the ability to communicate and discuss scientific standpoints.
Learning objectives:
A student who has met the objectives of the course will be able to:
  • Explain basic thermodynamic concepts and laws
  • Describe the concepts entropy and exergy and their use in analyses of thermal energy systems
  • Evaluate means for minimizing exergy losses in selected processes
  • Analyze chemically reactive systems
  • Analyze systems including mass transfer
  • Evaluate the choice of equations of state for calculation of fluid properties
  • Conduct advanced heat transfer calculations
  • Plan and conduct a lecture within the scientific field
  • Discuss form and content of a completed lecture
  • Use and evaluate different teaching method
  • Use adsvanced thermodynamics on a research case

First law of thermodynamics, second law of thermodynamics, exergy analysis, chemically reactive systems, mass transfer, equations of state, heat transfer


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