Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
180104003104THERMODYNAMICS - ICompulsory235
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
to teach the fundamental of Thermodynamics' terms to investigate the engineering systems with the Thermodynamics aspect, the relationship between the thermodynamics properties of pure substances and, the first law of the Thermodynamics how to be applied to closed and open systems and, energy conversions systems.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Dr.Öğr. Üyesi Melih YILDIZ
Learning Outcomes
1being able to define thermodynamics systems with their states,
2being able to use the thermodynamics tables in engineering calculations
3being able to calculate thermodynamics properties by using thermodynamics property releations
4having the ability to be able to analyze any thermodynamics system in terms of the first law of Thermodynamics
5having the knowledge of state equations and, to be able to derive thermodynamics relations for for ideal gases.
6understanding the second law of Thermodynamics and, the basic evaluation concept of it over any system.
Mode of Delivery
Daytime Class
Prerequisites and co-requisities
no prerequisites
Recommended Optional Programme Components
Course Contents
Basic concepts of Thermodynamics, the zeroth law of thermodynamics,energy and energy conversion, the first law of Thermodynamics, the termodynamics properties of pure substances, closed and open systems and the secod law of termodynamics.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
1The basic concepts of thermodynamics.
2The basic concepts of thermodynamics.
3Energy, energy transfer, general energy analysis
4Energy, energy transfer and, general energy analysis
5Properites of pure substances
6Properties of pure substancesProperties of pure substances
7The first law of Thermodynamics for closed systems
8Midterm Exam
9The first law of Thermodynamics for closed systemsThe first law of Thermodynamics for closed systems
10The first law of Thermodynamics for open systems
11The first law of Thermodynamics for open systems
12The first law of Thermodyanmics for open systems
13The second law of Thermodynamics
14The second law of Thermodyanmics for open systemsThe second law of Thermodyanmics for open systems
15Final exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Çengel, Y.A., Boles, A.M. Thermodynamics; An Engineering Approach, 8th Edition. McGraw-Hill,2015.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Midterm Examination1100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Final Examination1100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
Language of Instruction
Work Placement(s)
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures14342
Individual Study for Mid term Examination12424
Individual Study for Final Examination12424
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
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