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Thermodynamics

level of course unit

First cycle, Bachelor

Learning outcomes of course unit

Students are able to:
• explain the fundamental principles and laws of thermodynamics.
• understand the application of principles and laws for the conception of machines and plants.
• explain the assessment procedure and comparison of real processes by using comparison
processes.

prerequisites and co-requisites

not applicable

course contents

• Laws of thermodynamics
• Equation of state and change of state of ideal gases
• Cyclical processes
• Water and steam
• Thermal machines
• Heat conduction, combustion

recommended or required reading

 Cerbe, Wilhelms (2013): Technische Thermodynamik: Theoretische Grundlagen und
praktische Anwendungen, 17. Aufl., Carl Hanser Verlag München
 Baehr (2005): Thermodynamik: Grundlagen und technische Anwendungen, 12. Aufl.,
Springer
Vieweg Verlag Wiesbaden
 Doering, Schedwill, Dehli (2012): Grundlagen der technischen Thermodynamik, 7. Aufl.,
Springer Vieweg Verlag Wiesbaden
 Berties (1996): Übungsbeispiele aus der Wärmelehre, 20. Aufl., Fachbuchverlag Leipzig

assessment methods and criteria

Written report of application and presentation (20%) and exam (80%)

language of instruction

Gernab

number of ECTS credits allocated

1

planned learning activities and teaching methods

Lecture

semester/trimester when the course unit is delivered

3

name of lecturer(s)

Director of Studies

year of study

Second year of studies

recommended optional program components

not applicable

course unit code

HIW.1

type of course unit

Compulsory

mode of delivery

In-class course

work placement(s)

not applicable