Online Courses

ME 404 - Intermediate Thermodynamics

Summer 2018

Course Description

Classical thermodynamics, including the TdS equations and the Maxwell relations; development of thermodynamic property relations, behavior of real gases, thermodynamics of mixtures, phase equilibrium and chemical reactions and equilibrium with an emphasis on combustion reactions; statistical thermodynamics including the effect of molecular and atomic structure, statistical concepts and distributions, calculation of thermodynamic properties of gas-phase atoms and molecules, kinetic theory of gases, and vibrations in crystals and the electron gas in metals; and selected applications are covered in this course.

Credit Hours

4 hours


A course in thermodynamics.

Subject Area

Mechanical Science and Engineering