MSE432 Thermodynamics and Gas Dynamics

Code MSE432
Name Thermodynamics and Gas Dynamics
Status Compulsory/Courses of Limited Choice; Courses of Free Choice
Level and type Post-graduate Studies, Professional
Field of study Heat Engineering, Heat, Gas and Water Technology
Academic staff Dmitrijs Rusovs, Ainārs Cars, Sigurds Jaundālders
Credit points 3.0 (4.5 ECTS)
Parts 1
Annotation The subject “Thermodynamics and Gas Dynamics” covers different thermodynamic systems and their characteristics. Energy transition types. Simple and complicated thermodynamic systems..
Goals and objectives
of the course in terms
of competences and skills
To acquire thermodynamic research methods and mathematical apparatus. To cover complicated thermodynamical systems with their properties and calculation methods. To acquire irreversible thermodynamical processes and cycle calculation methods. To describe gas flow and gas dynamic basic laws, their use in technical systems.
Learning outcomes
and assessment
To be able to complete calculations of complicated thermodynamical systems, irreversible thermodynamic process calculation and gas flow calculation in design of nozzles. - Practical work, home work, exam.
Course prerequisites Knowledge in thermodynamics and thermal engineering.

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