MAE 3310. THERMODYNAMICS I. 3 Hours.
Basic concepts and definitions, properties of pure substances, work and heat, first law of thermodynamics, second law of thermodynamics, entropy, thermodynamics of gases, vapors, and liquids in various nonflow and flow processes, and irreversibility and availability. Prerequisite: Must be in an MAE department degree plan and C or better in each of the following, CHEM 1465 or both CHEM 1441 and CHEM 1442; MATH 2425 (or HONR-SC 2425), and PHYS 1444; or student group.