Zeroth, first, second, and third laws of thermodynamics. Single-component solid, liquid and vapor properties. Equations of state. Thermodynamic energy. Heat transfer. Internal energy and enthalpy. Applications to heat engines, refrigerators and power cycles. Phase diagrams and chemical equilibrium in multicomponent systems. Chemical potential. Electrochemistry, batteries and fuel cells. Applications in mechanical and biomedical engineering, aerodynamics, chemical and environmental engineering, and physics. Laboratory included. Prerequisites: PHYS213 - General Physics I and Lab, PHYS214 - General Physics II and Lab.
ENSC381 is a 4 credit course.