ETME 4376. Applied Thermodynamics. 3 Hours.
Students learn the fundamentals of gas concepts, gas measuring devices, and calibration of measuring instruments. Topics may include vapor and gas cycles, ideal gas mixtures, reading of psychrometric charts, determining fuel combustion efficiency of a steam generating system, and measuring or analyzing humid air and steam conditions including heat content. Concepts of Rankine cycle as the basis for steam and heat engine operations will also be discussed.
Prerequisite: ETME 2305 and PHYS 1301 and PHYS 1101.