Psychrometric Analysis and Air Conditioning  Class 15 
Understand that atmospheric air is a mixture of dry air and water vapor. 2) Recognize that water vapor in air can usually be treated as an ideal gas. 3) Understand what is meant by the term “absolute humidity” and be able to calculate it. 

Steady Flow VaporCompression Refrigeration Cycle  Class 14 
Identify the reference states, processes, and associated energy interactions of the VaporCompression Refrigeration Cycle. 2) Analyze a multiphase steady flow system using the VaporCompression Refrigeration Cycle with nonunity isentropic efficiencies. 3) Understand and use Coefficient of Performance as related to refrigeration and heat pump devices. 

Steady Flow Gas Power Cycles – Brayton Cycle Class 11 
Understand the components and working principles of a real gas turbine system. 2) Apply thermodynamic processes to approximate a gas turbine as the Ideal Brayton cycle. 3) Understand the ideal Pv and Ts cycle diagrams of a simplecycle gas turbine. 4) Identify the importance of the design parameter “Pressure ratio” with regard to thermal efficiency. 5) Identify the importance of the design parameter Tmax/Tmin with regard to maximum power output. 

Closed System Cycles Thermodynamics – Carnot Cycle & Entropy Class 10 
Understand the meaning of the terms “reversible,” “internally reversible,” and “totally reversible” as pertaining to thermodynamic processes and cycles. 2) Understand the typical sources of irreversibility with regard to processes. 3) Understand the working principle of a theoretical Carnot heat engine. 4) Identify how the property Entropy pertains to a fully reversible cycle. 5) Recognize the Clausius Inequality and apply it to the Increase in Entropy principle. 

Closed System Cycles Ideal & Real Diesel Cycle Class 9 
1) Understand the working principle of a real internal combustion engine (ICE) operating via compression ignition (CI). 2) Recognize the approximate PV cycle of a real CIICE engine. 3) Apply thermodynamic processes to approximate the CIICE cycle as the Ideal Diesel cycle. 4) Identify the importance of the design parameters “Compression ratio” and “Cutoff ratio” and apply them to the Diesel cycle. 5) Be able to calculate the maximum theoretical efficiency of the Ideal Diesel Cycle and compare to the Otto Cycle. 

Analysis of Open Systems Thermodynamics Class 7 
At the completion of the lecture, students should: 1) Be able to analyze a system when mass can cross its boundary. 2) Identify when a system is at steady state such that its material derivatives are zero. 3) Identify when a system is undergoing an unsteady process during which transfer phenomena occur. 

