0

Full Content is available to subscribers

Subscribe/Learn More  >

Teaching Applied Thermodynamics With EES

[+] Author Affiliations
A. Pourmovahed, C. M. Jeruzal

Kettering University, Flint, MI

S. M. A. Nekooei

Yazd University, Yazd, Iran

Paper No. IMECE2002-33161, pp. 105-120; 16 pages
doi:10.1115/IMECE2002-33161
From:
  • ASME 2002 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition
  • Advanced Energy Systems
  • New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, November 17–22, 2002
  • Conference Sponsors: Advanced Energy Systems Division
  • ISBN: 0-7918-3626-6 | eISBN: 0-7918-1691-5, 0-7918-1692-3, 0-7918-1693-1
  • Copyright © 2002 by ASME

abstract

Applied Thermodynamics is a graduate course at Kettering University. Undergraduate Thermodynamics serves as the only prerequisite. This course covers the concepts introduced in undergraduate thermodynamics and continues with the coverage of thermodynamic relations, mixtures and solutions, psychrometry, phase and chemical equilibrium, and chemical reactions. These concepts are then applied in detail to various power and refrigeration cycles. Topics such as mole fraction, mass fraction, enthalpy of formation, adiabatic flame temperature and the application of the Second Law to reacting mixtures are covered. Team projects are incorporated into this graduate course. Recent projects included a turbojet engine and a non-ideal regenerative steam power plant. The objective of the first project was to compute component efficiencies and the thrust force for a jet engine. The second project aimed to optimize the thermal efficiency of a non-ideal regenerative steam power plant by varying the feed-water heater pressure. Both projects utilized the Engineering Equation Solver (EES), a general equation solver with built-in functions for thermodynamic and transport properties. This article describes the projects and presents the solution techniques and the computed results. For the jet engine, computed results are based on actual test data obtained in Energy Systems Laboratory at Kettering University.

Copyright © 2002 by ASME

Figures

Tables

Interactive Graphics

Video

Country-Specific Mortality and Growth Failure in Infancy and Yound Children and Association With Material Stature

Use interactive graphics and maps to view and sort country-specific infant and early dhildhood mortality and growth failure data and their association with maternal

NOTE:
Citing articles are presented as examples only. In non-demo SCM6 implementation, integration with CrossRef’s "Cited By" API will populate this tab (http://www.crossref.org/citedby.html).

Some tools below are only available to our subscribers or users with an online account.

Related Content

Customize your page view by dragging and repositioning the boxes below.

Related eBook Content
Topic Collections

Sorry! You do not have access to this content. For assistance or to subscribe, please contact us:

  • TELEPHONE: 1-800-843-2763 (Toll-free in the USA)
  • EMAIL: asmedigitalcollection@asme.org
Sign In