Thermodynamics | St. Clair College
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This is an intermediate course in thermodynamics involving the nature of heat and the units of measurement for work and heat energy. Topics include properties of working fluids; the first law of thermodynamics; flow and non-flow processes and enthalpy; the second law of thermodynamics and entropy; two-phase systems; gas laws; ideal gases and gas mixtures; the use of thermodynamic tables and diagrams; thermal efficiencies; heat engine cycles; the principles of refrigeration; and the heat pump.