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Thermodynamics I (ME 301)

Thermodynamics I (ME 301)

In this course, students learn how energy flows between systems.

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Syllabus for Winter 2017

Lecture 1 - Concepts, Terminology, and Definitions
Lecture 2 - Energy, Heat, and Work
Lecture 3 - Conservation of Energy; Properties of Pure Substances
Lecture 4 - Properties of Pure Substances
Lecture 5 - Property Tables; Ideal Gases
Lecture 6 - Ideal Gases; Real Gases & the Compressibility Chart; Boundary Work
Lecture 7 - Boundary Work & Polytropic Processes; Energy Analysis of Closed Systems (1st Law Analysis)
Lecture 8 - Energy Analysis of Closed Systems (1st Law Analysis)
Lecture 9 - Energy Analysis of Closed Systems (1st Law Analysis), Specific Heats
Lecture 10 - Energy Analysis of Closed Systems (1st Law Analysis), Ideal Gases
Lecture 11 - Energy Analysis of Closed Systems (1st Law Analysis), Solids and Liquids; Mass Analysis of Open Systems *
Lecture 12 - Mass and Energy Analysis of Open Systems (1st Law Analysis)
Lecture 13 - Energy Analysis of Open Systems, Steady Flow Processes (1st Law Analysis) *
Lecture 14 - Energy Analysis of Open Systems, Steady Flow Processes (1st Law Analysis) *
Lecture 15 - Energy Analysis of Open Systems, Uniform Flow Processes (1st Law Analysis); Second Law of Thermodynamics, Heat Engine and Refrigeration Cycles *
Lecture 16 - Second Law of Thermodynamics; Heat Engine and Refrigeration Cycles
Lecture 17 - Second Law of Thermodynamics; Heat Engine and Refrigeration Cycles; Clausius Inequality; Entropy and the Increase in Entropy Principle
Lecture 18 - Entropy; Increase in Entropy Principle
Lecture 19 - Entropy; Increase in Entropy Principle; Isentropic Processes; T-dS Relationships
Lecture 20 - Entropy; Increase in Entropy Principle, Solids, Liquids and Ideal Gases
Lecture 21 - Isentropic Processes for Ideal Gases; Steady flow; Reversible Work; Isentropic Efficiency of Steady Flow Devices
Lecture 22 - Isentropic Efficiency of Steady Flow Devices
Lecture 23 - Gas Power Cycles; Simple Ideal Brayton Cycle
Lecture 24 - Simple Ideal & non-Ideal Brayton Cycle
Lecture 25 - Simple non-Ideal Brayton Cycle; Course Review

* Note: The audio quality is lower compared to other videos in the Thermodynamics lecture series. We will try to update this video in the future.

This lecture series was filmed live during Winter 2017 at Cal Poly Pomona.

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