University of Calgary

ENME 485 - Mechanical Engineering Thermodynamics - Fall 2023

Review of fundamentals; thermodynamic properties; flow and non-flow processes; Carnot cycle; Rankine cycle including reheat and regeneration. Engine gas cycles including simple gas turbines; gas turbines with reheat, intercooling and heat exchange. Reciprocating air compressors and expanders. Applications of humidity considerations; heat-pump and refrigeration cycles and their performance criteria. Combustion processes, chemical equilibrium, dissociation.
This course may not be repeated for credit.


  • H(3-1T-3/2)


  • Engineering 311 or Physics 449.


This course will be offered next in Winter 2024.
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