AME 20231 - Thermodynamics, Spring 2013
Professor Joseph M. Powers, Ph.D.
Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering
Course Structure: 50 minute classes, 3 times per week
This course will consider the fundamental science of classical thermodynamics and its practical applications. Problem solving will be emphasized, including problem formulation, analytic, and computational solutions. Topics include the first law of thermodynamics, work, heat, properties of substances and state equations, the second law of thermodynamics and applications to engineering systems.