Publication in the Diário da República: Despacho nº 1469/2007
5.5 ECTS; 2º Ano, 1º Semestre, 30,0 T + 30,0 TP + 4,50 OT
- Flávio Rodrigues Fernandes Chaves
This course presents an initial approach of thermodynamics from the point of view of Mechanical Engineering. Case studies are used to address problems typically found by mechanical engineers in their profession.
Chapter 1: Basic concepts and definitions.
Chapter 2: Energy and transfer modes.
Chapter 3: Fundamental properties of gases.
Chapter 4: Properties of a pure substance.
Chapter 5: First principle of Thermodynamics - control volumes.
Chapter 6: Second law of thermodynamics.
Chapter 7: steam power cycles .
Final mark (FM)is calculated according to the following criteria:
Written test (T) - 60%
Lab work(Lab) - 40%
FM = 0.60. T + 0.40. Lab
- Boles, M. e Cengel, Y. (2000). Termodinâmica. NA: McGraw-Hill
- Cengel, Y. (2001). Introduction to Thermodynamics and Heat Transfer. NA: McGraw-Hill
Tutorials including data-show. Practical exercises solved on the blackboard and laboratory experiments as needed.
Software used in class