ME321 - Winter 2012 Calendar (updated 3/2/12 *)

Blackboard

 Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday
   Jan  2 3
Chapter 1: Introductory Concepts, Units, and Definitions
 4  5  6
Chapter 2: Properties of Pure Substances
a) Phase Change, Property Tables and Diagrams
 9
Thermodynamic Properties Tables and Charts
 10
Chapter 2b) The Ideal Gas Equation of State
 11  12  13
quiz 1
 16
Martin Luther King Jr. Day
(no classes)
 17
Chapter 3: The First Law of Thermodynamics
a) The Energy Equation for Closed Systems
 18 - WP/WF

 19
Chapter 3b) The Ideal Stirling Cycle Engine

Specific Heat Capacities of an Ideal Gas

 20
quiz 2
 23

 24
Chapter 3c) The Air Standard Diesel Cycle Engine

Ideal Gas Adiabatic Process

25  26
Chapter 3d) The Air Standard Otto Cycle Engine
27
quiz 3

 Feb

30
Chapter 4: The First Law for Control Volumes
a) The Energy Equation for Control Volumes
 31
Chapter 4b) Steam Power Plants
 1 2  3
quiz 4
 6 - last drop
Chapter 4c) Refrigeration Systems
 7 8  9  10
Take-home quiz1

 13
Take-home quiz 1 due in class

Chapter 5: The Second Law of Thermodynamics

 14  15

 16
Chapter 6a) Defining and Evaluating Entropy

Clausius Inequality

 17
Increase in Entropy Principle

quiz 5

 20
Evaluating Entropy (Tds relations)

Entropy Summary Sheet

 21
Isentropic Processes Summary Sheet
 22  23
Adiabatic Efficiency Summary Sheet
 24
quiz 6

 Mar

 27
Chapter 6b) Aircraft Gas Turbine Engines
 28 29  1  2
Take-home quiz 2

 5
Take-home quiz 2 due in class

Begin review - Previous quarter Final

 6  7  8  9 - Last Class
 12  13  14
Final exam
(8:00 - 10:00 am)
 15  16

* Note: this Calendar (by: izzi) is updated periodically