540.203 Engineering Thermodynamics Spring 2012
Homework 2 Due 2/24/2012
1. A compressor is a gas pumping device that takes in a gas at low pressure and discharges it at a
higher pressure. Since this p
Advanced Thermodynamics
Note 3
Heat Effects
Lecturer:
Heat
The manufacture of ethylene glycol:
The catalytic oxidation reaction is most effective when
carried out at temperatures near 250C.
The re
540.203 Engineering Thermodynamics Spring 2012
Homework #6 Due 4/13/2012
(Use MATLAB where necessary)
1. 15 molecules are distributed as 9:4:2 between equal-sized boxes A:B:C, respectively. The
partit
540.203 Engineering Thermodynamics Spring 2012
Homework #5 Due 4/6/2012
(Use MATLAB where necessary)
1. Calculate the molar volume of ethane at a pressure of 300 bars and temp of 100oC using:
a.
Ideal
540.203 Engineering Thermodynamics Spring 2012
Homework #3 Due 3/2/2012
1. Comment on the feasibility of cooling your kitchen in the summer by opening the door to the
electrically powered refrigerator
540.203 Engineering Thermodynamics Spring 2012
Homework 1 Due 2/17/2012
1. Engineers often simplify problems by considering the relative magnitude of each term in
an equation. To illustrate this consi
Engineering Thermodynamics: Useful Equations
Closed system (neglect kinetic and potential energy):
First Law:
t
t
t
dU
= Q + W and U t =Q + W
Open system: =out-in
d (U t )c.v.
1
+ ( H + u 2 + gz ) m