MENG245 - Thermodynamics 1

Catalogue Description

Basic concepts and definitions of thermodynamics. Properties of pure substances. The first law of thermodynamics for the closed and open systems. The second law of thermodynamics. Entropy. Second-Law analysis of engineering systems.

For course outline click here.

Lecture Material

Chapter 1 - Fundamentals

Chapter 2 - Pure Substances

Chapter 3 - First Law for Closed Systems

Chapter 4 - First Law for Control Volumes (Open Systems)

Chapter 5 - Second Law of Thermodynamics

Chapter 6 - Entropy

Extra slides on Entropy Balance

Grading Policy

Mid-Term Exam  30%

Final Exam           45 %

Labs                      15 %

Quizes                  10%

"NG" Policy

Students who DO NOT attend any two of the assessment activities (such as labs, mid-term exam, etc.) and/or have an attendance below 70% will be given NG (Nil Grade). Students who fail the labs will also get NG.

Lab Sheets

Click on the following links to download the lab sheets of experiments:

Experiment 1
Experiment 2
Experiment 3



Class of Fall 2019-2020