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Mechanical Engineering Technology (MET)

MET 330 Thermodynamics (3) Introduction for technologists to the basic concepts and applications of thermodynamics.

MET 330 Thermodynamics (3)

This course is designed as the first thermal sciences course in a series of three. Students are introduced to the basic thermodynamic units and concepts, the properties of pure substances, first law of thermodynamics for open and closed systems, second law of thermodynamics, ideal cycles, performance and efficiency, entropy, power and refrigeration cycles. Evaluation is based on homework assignments, quizzes and examinations. Students need a background that includes inorganic chemistry and calculus to succeed in this course.

General Education: None
Diversity: None
Bachelor of Arts: None
Effective: Fall 2011
Prerequisite: PHYS 250 orPHYS 211 orPHYS 150 . Prerequisite or concurrent:CHEM 110;MATH 083 orMATH 140

Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.


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