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Module name (EN):
Name of module in study programme. It should be precise and clear.
Degree programme:
Study Programme with validity of corresponding study regulations containing this module.
Mechanical Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2023
Module code: DFBME-407
The exam administration creates a SAP-Submodule-No for every exam type in every module. The SAP-Submodule-No is equal for the same module in different study programs.
P610-0341, P610-0547
Hours per semester week / Teaching method:
The count of hours per week is a combination of lecture (V for German Vorlesung), exercise (U for Übung), practice (P) oder project (PA). For example a course of the form 2V+2U has 2 hours of lecture and 2 hours of exercise per week.
4SU+2U (6 hours per week)
ECTS credits:
European Credit Transfer System. Points for successful completion of a course. Each ECTS point represents a workload of 30 hours.
Semester: 4
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:
Written exam (graded)

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Applicability / Curricular relevance:
All study programs (with year of the version of study regulations) containing the course.

DFBME-407 (P610-0341, P610-0547) Mechanical Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2019 , semester 4, mandatory course
DFBME-407 (P610-0341, P610-0547) Mechanical Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2023 , semester 4, mandatory course
Workload of student for successfully completing the course. Each ECTS credit represents 30 working hours. These are the combined effort of face-to-face time, post-processing the subject of the lecture, exercises and preparation for the exam.

The total workload is distributed on the semester (01.04.-30.09. during the summer term, 01.10.-31.03. during the winter term).
90 class hours (= 67.5 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 150 hours (equivalent to 5 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 82.5 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Dr. Olivia Freitag-Weber
Dr. Olivia Freitag-Weber

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Learning outcomes:
After successfully completing this module, students will:
* be familiar with the basic physical laws of thermodynamics, in particular the influence of mechanical work and, in contrast, that of heat and its entropy.
* be familiar with and able to apply thermodynamic state variables and their relationship in the equations of state for an ideal gas, as well as for real gases and wet steam processes.
* be able to apply their theoretical knowledge to practical examples from energy technology such as compressors and turbines, heat engines, heat pumps, reciprocating engines, etc. and to evaluate the different levels of efficiency.

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Module content:
* Introduction of thermal (= volume, pressure, temperature) and energetic (= internal energy, enthalpy and entropy) state variables and their equations of state for the general fluid.
* Introduction of the process variables work and heat
* 1st and 2nd law of thermodynamics
* Simple changes of state of an ideal gas
* Properties of real gas as wet vapor and in the 3 states of aggregation
* Circular processes of an ideal gas: Carnot, Joule, Ackeret-Keller process, gasoline, diesel and Stirling engine with improvements such as reheating and multi-stage compressors and turbines
* Circular processes of a real gas: Clausius - Rankine and ORC process

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Teaching methods/Media:
Lecture and tutorials

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Recommended or required reading:
Cerbe-Wilhelms: Technische Thermodynamik, Hanser-Verlag
Linow: Angewandte technische Thermodynamik, Hanser-Verlag
Löser, Klemm, Hiller: Technische Thermodynamik, Hanser-Verlag

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