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2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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MET 314 - Applied Thermodynamics

Properties of pure substances, first and second laws of thermodynamics, enthalpy and entropy, perfect gases, Carnot cycle, steam cycles, refrigeration cycles, mixtures of perfect gases, chemical reactions, and combustion. Four hours lecture per week.

Prerequisites: MATH 173 with C or higher and (PHYS 112 or PHYS 182) with a C+ or higher and (CHEM 111 or CHEM 181). Co-requisite: MET 314LAB.

Credits: (4)

Learner Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Select and apply the knowledge, techniques, skills, and modern tools of the discipline to broadly defined engineering technology activities.
  • Select and apply knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering, and technology to engineering technology problems that require the application of principles and applied procedures or methodologies.
  • Conduct standard tests and measurements; conduct, analyze, and interpret experiments; and apply experimental results to improve processes.
  • Perform effectively as a member of a technical team.
  • Identify, analyze, and solve broadly defined engineering technology problems.
  • Apply written, oral, and graphical communication in both technical and non-technical environments; and identify and use appropriate technical literature.
  • Assess impact of engineering technology solutions in a societal and global context.
  • Select, set-up, and calibrate instruments and prepare laboratory reports and documents the development, installation, or maintenance of mechanical components and systems.
  • Analyze problems related to thermal sciences, such as thermodynamics, fluid mechanics, heat transfer, etc.

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Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
Fall Locations: Ellensburg

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