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Course Undergraduate
Semester Sem. III
Subject Code AE211
Subject Title Engineering Thermodynamics


Fundamentals – energy and the first law of thermodynamics – energy balance for systems and cycles – properties of pure, simple compressible substance – tables of thermodynamic properties – generalized compressibility chart and ideal gas model – conservation of mass and energy for a control volume – second law of thermodynamics and definition of entropy change – isentropic efficiency – exergy, available and unavailable energy – concept of irreversibility and
lost work – thermodynamic cycles – introduction to statistical thermodynamics.

Text Books

C¸ engel, Y. A. and Boles, M. A., Thermodynamics: An Engineering Approach, 8th ed., McGraw-Hill (2014).


1. Moran, M. J., Shapiro, H. N., Boettner, D. D., and Bailey, M. B., Principles of Engineering Thermodynamics (SI Version), 8th ed., Wiley (2015).

2. Spalding, D. B. and Cole, E. H., Engineering Thermodynamics, 3rd ed., Edward Arnold (1973).

3. Nag, P. K., Engineering Thermodynamics, 3rd ed., Tata McGraw-Hill (2005).

4. Jones, J. B. and Dugan, R. E., Engineering Thermodynamics, Prentice Hall (1996).

5. Borgnakke, C. and Sonntag, R. E., Fundamentals of Thermodynamics, 8th ed., Wiley (2013).

6. Balmer, R. T., Modern Engineering Thermodynamics, Academic Press (2011).