Fall | Graduate | 12 Units | Prereq: Permission of instructor
General foundations of thermodynamics from an entropy point of view, entropy generation and transfer in complex systems. Definitions of work, energy, stable equilibrium, available energy, entropy, thermodynamic potential, and interactions other than work (nonwork, heat, mass transfer). Applications to properties of materials, bulk flow, energy conversion, chemical equilibrium, combustion, and industrial manufacturing.
Fall 2020 Update: Fully Remote Classes - Class will be taught with remote lectures. There is no change in course content, with homework, 1 quiz and a final exam.