Industrial Engineering & Management FT
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level of course unit

First cycle, Bachelor

Learning outcomes of course unit

The students are able to:
• Explain the basic principles and laws of thermodynamics.
• Understand the use of principles and laws for the design of machinery and equipment.
• Explain the procedure for the evaluation and comparison of real processes on the basis of comparison processes.
• Apply the principles and laws of thermodynamics to concrete problems (evaluation/design).
• Apply the principles and laws to machines and plants.
• Mathematically analyze and evaluate real processes on the basis of comparative processes.

prerequisites and co-requisites

not applicable

course contents

• Main theorems of thermodynamics
• Equation of state and change of state of ideal gases
• Cyclic processes
• Water and steam
• Thermal machines
• Heat transfer, 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.,
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

Final presentation (20 %) and final exam (80 %)

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number of ECTS credits allocated


eLearning quota in percent


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planned learning activities and teaching methods

integrated Lecture

semester/trimester when the course unit is delivered


name of lecturer(s)

Michael Petke, BSc, MA

year of study

Second year of studies

recommended optional program components

not applicable

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type of course unit

integrated lecture

mode of delivery


work placement(s)

not applicable