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Advanced Thermodynamics

To develop a sound understanding in the theory and application of thermodynamics, especially as related to heat engines, air compressors, nozzles, steam plant, and energy conservation plant/principles.

Course Code MG6037
Level 6
Credits 15


Select and apply appropriate laws of thermodynamics.

Analyse common engine cycles and explain their operation and their effects on the environment.

Analyse air compressors, nozzles, Steam plant, energy conservation plant/principles.

Analyse refrigeration/heat pump cycles.

Outline HVAC system operation and equipment and determine heating, cooling and dehumidifying loads.

Determine air/fuel ratios and exhaust analysis for common fuels and describe their handling requirements.

Delivered as part of the following programmes