University of Calgary

ENME 485 - Mechanical Engineering Thermodynamics - Winter 2015

Review of fundamentals; thermodynamic properties; flow and non-flow processes; Carnot cycle; Rankin 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. Steam plants. 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(3-3/2)


  • Engineering 311.


This course will be offered next in Fall 2015.
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