Credits

3 cr

Person in charge

Ville KotimÃ¤ki

Course language

Finnish

Level of course

B Intermediate level

No upcoming implementations. See the syllabus for more information.

Learning outcomes of the course

The purpose of the course

You will learn the basics of thermodynamics which are required to understand energy production and energy analysis of control volumes. In addition, you will learn logical problem solving.

Eur-ACE competences

EA-KW: You obtain the basic knowledge of energy balance analysis and flow processes for the field of engineering.

EA-MC: You are able to apply the physical problem solving strategies in other fields of interest.

EA-CT: You will learn to communicate technical information, ideas and solutions in the engineering community.

Learning outcome

After completing this course you are able to identify the basic principles of thermodynamics and solve simple problems regarding thermodynamics of open systems.

You will learn the basics of thermodynamics which are required to understand energy production and energy analysis of control volumes. In addition, you will learn logical problem solving.

Eur-ACE competences

EA-KW: You obtain the basic knowledge of energy balance analysis and flow processes for the field of engineering.

EA-MC: You are able to apply the physical problem solving strategies in other fields of interest.

EA-CT: You will learn to communicate technical information, ideas and solutions in the engineering community.

Learning outcome

After completing this course you are able to identify the basic principles of thermodynamics and solve simple problems regarding thermodynamics of open systems.

Course contents

The course consists of the following themes

Mass and energy analysis of control volumes, flow work, heat engines, thermal efficiencies, refrigerators, heat pumps, coefficients of performance, perpetual-motion machines, Carnot cycle, entropy, isentropic processes and exergy.

Mass and energy analysis of control volumes, flow work, heat engines, thermal efficiencies, refrigerators, heat pumps, coefficients of performance, perpetual-motion machines, Carnot cycle, entropy, isentropic processes and exergy.

Prerequisites and co-requisites

The basic knowledge of mechanics, fluid mechanics, heat transfer mechanisms, thermodynamics of closed systems, elementary functions, equation solving and linear regression are required.

Evaluation scale

0-5

Assessment criteria

Assessment criteria - grade 1 and 2

Grade 1

You are able to identify the basic principles of the course subjects and the models used to describe the physical systems. You are able to solve simple problems related to the course subjects. You are able to read charts and tables. Your solutions may contain some mistakes.

Grade 2

You are able to identify the basic principles of the course subjects and the models used to describe the physical systems. You are able to solve basic problems related to the course subjects by using examples. You are able to read charts and tables. Your solutions may contain some mistakes.

You are able to identify the basic principles of the course subjects and the models used to describe the physical systems. You are able to solve simple problems related to the course subjects. You are able to read charts and tables. Your solutions may contain some mistakes.

Grade 2

You are able to identify the basic principles of the course subjects and the models used to describe the physical systems. You are able to solve basic problems related to the course subjects by using examples. You are able to read charts and tables. Your solutions may contain some mistakes.

Assessment criteria - grade 3 and 4

Grade 3

You undestand the basic principles of the course subjects and the models used to describe the physical systems. You are able to solve basic problems related to the course subjects. You are able to read and produce charts and tables. Your solutions may contain some mistakes.

Grade 4

You undestand the basic principles of the course subjects and the models used to describe the physical systems. You are able to solve challenging problems related to the course subjects. You are able to read and produce charts and tables. Most of your solutions don't have any mistakes.

You undestand the basic principles of the course subjects and the models used to describe the physical systems. You are able to solve basic problems related to the course subjects. You are able to read and produce charts and tables. Your solutions may contain some mistakes.

Grade 4

You undestand the basic principles of the course subjects and the models used to describe the physical systems. You are able to solve challenging problems related to the course subjects. You are able to read and produce charts and tables. Most of your solutions don't have any mistakes.

Assessment criteria - grade 5

Grade 5

You undestand the basic principles of the course subjects and the models used to describe the physical systems. You are able to solve challenging problems related to the course subjects. You are able to read and produce charts and tables. Are are able to estimate the suitability of the used models for the problems at hand. Your solutions contain only few small careless mistakes.

You undestand the basic principles of the course subjects and the models used to describe the physical systems. You are able to solve challenging problems related to the course subjects. You are able to read and produce charts and tables. Are are able to estimate the suitability of the used models for the problems at hand. Your solutions contain only few small careless mistakes.