Introduction to Engineering Thermodynamics [Mechanical engineering]

Introduction to Engineering Thermodynamics


This course provides an introduction to the fundamental concepts of engineering thermodynamics. It highlights the essential topics such as thermodynamic properties and laws and its application to the design of thermal systems. It is also a useful bridging course for prospective students for the Bachelor of Engineering programmes at NTU and NUS.


Students who successfully complete this course will be able to:
understand the fundamental definitions and terminologies used in the study of engineering thermodynamics,
use thermodynamics tables to obtain the properties of pure substances, and
Apply the first law of thermodynamics to engineering systems

Units Covered

Unit 1 : Introductory concepts of thermodynamics

Unit 2 : State postulate, temperature and the Zeroth Law

Unit 3 : Concept of a pure substance and phase change processes

Unit 4 : Property tables and the ideal gas equation of state

Unit 5 : Heat and work

Unit 6 : First law of thermodynamics and its application


Certificate of Completion will be issued basing on given criteria.
Please take all the required online tests and score at least 60% each.

Course Materials

No supplementary material


$220 (Includes GST)


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