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# Course Details

This course supplements the 2nd Class Thermodynamics Paper A2 course, POWR 1220. Provides additional assistance in order for students to successfully complete the B.C. Safety Authority's exam. This course is run using virtual classroom environment (elluminate) via the internet.

## Prerequisite(s)

Presently registered in any 2nd class power engineering course, or, will be registered in the future in a 2nd class power engineering course, or, former student of 2nd class power engineering.

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# Gravitying Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will learn:

## Thermodynamics

• a. Heat and measurement of heat
• Temperature scales
• Absolute temperature
• Units of heat and their relationship
• Specific heat
• Water equivalent
• Sensible and latent heat
• Heat mixtures
• b. Expansion of solids and heat transfer
• Linear, surface and volumetric expansion
• c. Work and heat
• Mechanical equivalent of heat
• Laws of thermodynamics
• Boyle s and Charles Laws
• General gas law
• Characteristic constant of a gas
• Specific heats of gases
• Thermal efficiency
• d. Expansion and compression of gases
• Dalton s Law of partial pressures
• Ratios of expansion and compression
• Work done during expansion and compression
• e. Thermodynamics of steam
• Steam tables
• Saturated and superheated steam
• Dryness fraction
• Specific volume
• Specific heat of superheatedsteam
• Heat mixtures
• Throttling and separating calorimeters
• Internal energy of steam, enthalpy
• f. Entropy
• Entropy of water, evaporation and superheated steam
• Temperature-entropy diagrams and charts
• Computations of entropy values
• g. Practical Cycles
• i. Practical cycles: Rankine; Otto; Diesel; Brayton, thermal efficiencies; Pressure-volume and temperature-entropy diagrams.
• ii. Energy flow calculations; Efficiency limits of heat engines, Boiler and plant efficiencies, Heat balance testing.

Effective as of Winter 2008

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