|Class schedule||HW assignments (Including preparation and review of the class.)||Amount of Time Required|
|1.||Summary of thermodynamics 1 and review (Introduction)
I will explain the fundamentals of thermodynamics and will discuss why we need to know thermodynamics.
The contents are mainly the following three points.
1. Basic concept of thermodynamics and the zeroth law of thermodynamics.
2. The first law of thermodynamics.
3. The second law of thermodynamics.
|Contents of thermodynamics 1 (Solving exercises in chapters 1 to 4 of textbooks).||190minutes|
|2.||Why important exergy concept? (Background of Exergy Analysis)
I will explain "energy concept" which is important to understand the ability to generation work and maximum work.
|Understanding the Carnot cycle.||100minutes|
|Prep Chapter 5 (including example exercises).||90minutes|
|3.||Maximum Work Concept
To explain the basic concept for the ability of the generation work based on heat engine, fuel cell, and hydroelectric power.
|Contents of the 3rd lecture + example exercise.||90minutes|
|Solving exercises in Chapter 5.||100minutes|
I will explain the free energy used for describing maximum work and equilibrium conditions of chemical reactions such as combustion and fuel cells, including exergy concept.
General Thermodynamic Relation
We obtain quantities of state by using the general thermodynamic relation and explain the fundamental concept of thermodynamics.
|Solve exercises of chapter 6th||100minutes|
|Read chapter 6th + solve examples 6.1 and 6.2.||90minutes|
|5.||Midterm exam 1 and comments.||Review the lesson 1 to 4 and prepare for midterm exam.||190minutes|
|6.||Chemical Reaction and Combustion
I will explain the concept of energy extraction method by using chemical reaction.
|Prepare chapter 7th.||100minutes|
|Solve examples 7.1 and 7.2.||90minutes|
|7.||Heat of Reaction and Standard Enthalpy of Formation
I will explain heat of reaction and standard enthalpy of formation and how to calculate adiabatic flame temperature.
|Calculation of adiabatic flame temperature.||190minutes|
I will explain the combustion phenomena of three types of fuel, solid, liquid, and gas. Also, I will explain the flame structure in the gas phase combustion.
|Solve exercises of chapter 7th.||190minutes|
|9.||Heat Engine and Piston Engine Cycle
I will explain the gas cycle of piston engine such as Otto cycle, Diesel cycle, etc. based on the Carnot cycle in the second law of thermodynamics.
|Read chapter 8th and understand the concept of heat engine described in chapter 4th (p. 46).||190minutes|
|10.||Midterm exam 2 and comments.||Solve exercises from chapters 5 to 7 more than twice.
Recommend re-try the exercises distributed in the thermodynamics exercises, it is more effective to prepare the midterm exam.
|11.||Gas turbine engine cycle
I will explain the cycle of gas turbine engines such as Brayton cycle and Ericsson cycle.
|Solve exercises of chapter 8th||190minutes|
|12.||Properties of Vapor
I will explain the properties of steam which is important to understand Rankine cycle.
I will explain the Rankine cycle which is the basic cycle of the steam engine.
|Read Chapter 9th.||90minutes|
|Solve exercises of chapter 9th||100minutes|
I will explain the principle and cycle of refrigerator and air conditioning in inverse Carnot cycle
|Read chapter 10th.||90minutes|
|Solve exercises of chapter 10th||100minutes|
|14.||Final exam and comments.||Solve exercises of chapters 5th to 10th more than twice.||190minutes|
|midterm exam 1||midterm exam 2||Final exam||Total.|
|Work experience||Work experience and relevance to the course content if applicable|