Thermodynamics

Macquarie University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Thermodynamics

  • Host University

    Macquarie University

  • Location

    Sydney, Australia

  • Area of Study

    Mechanical Engineering

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    6 credit points at 200 level including MECH202

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

    3
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4 - 6
  • Overview

    The unit is designed to give a comprehensive treatment of thermodynamics to the engineering students. The unit will provide the students with detailed understanding of energy systems and application of energy systems in practical engineering. In particular, the students will learn the concepts of energy, enthalpy, entropy, energy transfer, mass and energy balance, laws of thermodynamics, design principles of thermo-fluid systems, use of the property tables and how to the improve the design of the existing thermo-fluid systems.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.