Thermomechanics
Code  Completion  Credits  Range  Language 

E121023  Z,ZK  5  3P+2C  English 
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 Department of Fluid Dynamics and Thermodynamics
 Synopsis:

Subject covers fundamental knowledge in thermodynamics, heat tranfer and gas dynamics
 Requirements:

Mathematics: Calculus with more variables
Physics: Conservation laws, concepts involving energy, work and power
 Syllabus of lectures:

Fundamental concepts and laws of thermodynamics. Processes in ideal gases and vapours. Phase change.
Mixtures of ideal gases. Psychrometry. Heat transfer by conduction, convection and radiation. Heat exchangers. Onedimensional isentropic compressible flow. Cycles in engineering application.
 Syllabus of tutorials:

1.Fundamental concepts and laws of thermodynamics. Basic quantities of state. Equation of state of an ideal gas.
2. The First Law of Thermodynamics heat, work, internal energy, enthalpy. The Second Law of thermodynamics, entropy.
3. Reversible and irreversible processes of ideal gases. Phase change.
4. Mixtures of ideal gases. Van der Waals model. The thermodynamics of vapour. Vapour tables and diagrams. The ClausiusClapeyron Equation.
5.Thermodynamic processes in vapours.
6.Cycles in engineering application.
7. Psychrometry. Thermodynamics of humid air. Definitive quantities, tables, diagram.
8. Heat transfer by conduction, onedimensional problems
9. Heat transfer by convection; The Similarity Theory in heat convection.
10. Heat transfer by radiation. The basic laws and applications.
11. Heat exchangers. Overall heat transfer, the mean temperature logarithmic gradient.
12. Onedimensional isentropic compressible flow. Basic equations, Mach number. Isentropic flow.
13. Compressible flow through nozzles and diffusers. Laval nozzle  Aerodynamic choking, critical outflow.
14. Normal shock wave equations. Laval nozzle  subsonic flow and choking.
 Study Objective:

Student should learn the fundamental concepts, laws and approaches in thermodynamics, heat transfer and gas dynamics
 Study materials:

M.Jílek: Thermomechanics, CTU Prague, 2006
M.Jílek: Exercises and Labs in Thermomechanics, CTU Prague, 2007
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 Further information:
 No timetable has been prepared for this course
 The course is a part of the following study plans:

 12 74 79 00 BTZSI 2012 A  prezenční anglicky (compulsory course in the program)
 09 54 59 00 BSTR 2012 A  prezenční anglicky (compulsory course in the program)
 09 54 59 00 DSTR 2012 A  prezenční anglicky (compulsory course in the program)