ENGRD221_syllabus - ENGRD 221 Thermodynamics Spring 2009...

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ENGRD 221 – Thermodynamics Spring 2009 Instructor: Professor David Erickson 240 Upson Hall de54@cornell.edu (607) 255-4861 Office Hours: Thursday 4:10 – 6:00 Teaching Assistants: Mekala Krishnan Sean Moore Maryam Amr mk399@cornell.edu mooresnow@gmail.com mya8@cornell.edu Office Hours: Office Hours: Office Hours: Tuesday 10:30AM to 12:30 Wednesday 10AM to 12 Thursday 6PM to 7 Rhodes 151 Rhodes 151 Rhodes 151 Schedule & Important Dates (Be sure to check the Cornell website for prior to exams in case of any last minute room changes): Lecture: TR, 2:55-4:10 (PM), Upson Hall B17 Recitation/Homework Session: W 7:30 to 9:30 (PM), THR 203 Preliminaries: February 19 th , 2009, 7:30-9:30, PHL 101, PHL 203 M a r c h 3 1 st , 7:30-9:30, IVS305 Prerequisites Math 192 (Calculus) and Phys 112 (Mechanics) or permission of instructor Textbook (Required) : Moran and Shapiro, Fundamentals of Engineering Thermodynamics, 6 th Edition , John Wiley and Sons, 2007. Other references (Not Required) : Cengel and Boles, Thermodynamics - An Engineering Approach, 4 th Edition. Sonntag, Borgnakke, Van Wylen , Fundamentals of Thermodynamics, 6 th Edition. Course Web Site: http://blackboard.cornell.edu/ Nominal Grading Scheme: Homework: 15%, Prelim 1: 20%, Prelim 2: 20%, Final Exam: 40%, CITIZENSHIP: 5%.
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General Description: Presents the definitions, concepts, and laws of thermodynamics. Topics considered include applications to ideal and real gases, vapor and gas power systems. Examples and problems are related to contemporary aspects of energy, power generation and broader environmental issues. ABET Course Requirements: Upon completion of the course, students will be able to: 1. Choose and appropriate system and identify interactions between systems and surroundings. 2. Obtain values of thermodynamic properties for a pure substance in a given state, using tables, relations for incompressible substances and relations for gases.
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