Thermodynamics and Heat Transfer

Numbering Code U-AGR03 2C143 LJ83 Year/Term 2021 ・ Second semester
Number of Credits 2 Course Type Lecture
Target Year 2nd year students Target Student
Language Japanese Day/Period Tue.1
Instructor name NAKASHIMA HIROSHI (Graduate School of Agriculture Professor)
Outline and Purpose of the Course The basics of thermodynamics are covered in this course, with the operating principles of heat engines and refrigerators as examples. Regarding heat transfer engineering, the basics of heat transfer, convection heat transfer, radiative heat transfer, boiling, and condensation heat transfer, as well as various heat transfer devices such as heat exchangers, are explained.
Course Goals To gain basic knowledge of various physical quantities required for thermodynamics.
To be able to correctly understand the first law of thermodynamics (law of conservation of energy in thermodynamic systems).
To be able to correctly understand reversible and irreversible thermodynamic processes and the concept of entropy.
To understand the concept of the second law of thermodynamics.
To be able to perform basic energy calculations.
To be able to correctly understand the principle of engines operated by transfer of heat energy, such as heat engines.
Schedule and Contents Following topics will be covered in 2-3 weeks of classes:
 1) Physical quantities of thermodynamics: Temperature, heat, specific heat
 2) Zero law of thermodynamics: Relation between temperature and zero law, relation between temperature and molecular motion, energy distribution
 3) First law of thermodynamics: heat and work, internal energy, circulation process
 4) Ideal gas: Specific heat and internal energy, enthalpy, and state change
 5) Second law of thermodynamics: Carnot, Clausius integral, entropy
 6) Thermodynamic functions: Helmholtz free energy, Gibbs free energy
7) Combustion and gas cycles: Otto, Diesel, Sabathe cycles
8) Real gas and refrigeration cycle
9) Heat transfer: Fourier's law of heat conduction, convection, radiation

 << Final examination / Student ability evaluation >>
 [Feedback] Questions will be answered via email.
Evaluation Methods and Policy [Evaluation method]
Final examination results (80% weightage), quiz results (5%), and report results (15%).

As a general rule, attendance is required for at least 2/3rd of the conducted classes to be eligible for evaluation. Every three late comings will be counted as an absence.

[Evaluation criteria]
The evaluation criteria and achievement level are in accordance with the "Evaluation Criteria and Achievement Level" described in the Student Handbook of the Faculty of Agriculture for the relevant year.
Course Requirements It is advisable to have completed Applied Mathematics.
Study outside of Class (preparation and review) Prepare for the next class with the handouts and understand the meaning of technical terms and the derivation of formulas.
Textbooks Textbooks/References Apart from this, printouts will be handed out.