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Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (MAAE)

Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Faculty of Engineering

MAAE 3400 [0.5 credit]

Applied Thermodynamics

Gas and vapour power cycles: reheat, regeneration, combined gas/vapour cycles, cogeneration. Heat pump and refrigeration cycles: vapour compression cycles, absorption refrigeration and gas refrigeration. Mixtures of perfect gases and vapours: psychometry and combustion. Principles of turbomachinery.
Prerequisite: MAAE 2400.
Lectures three hours a week, problem analysis and laboratories one hour a week.

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