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Course MV-TD-86051-K-4

Thermodynamics II (3V+1U, 4.0 LP)

Course Type

SWS Type Course Form CP (Effort) Presence-Time / Self-Study
- K Lecture with exercise classes (V/U) 4.0 CP 64 h
3 V Lecture 42 h
1 U Lecture hall exercise class 14 h
(3V+1U) 4.0 CP 56 h 64 h


CP, Effort 4.0 CP = 120 h
Position of the semester 1 Sem. in SuSe
Level [4] Bachelor (Specialization)
Language [DE] German
Area of study [MV-LTD] Engineering Thermodynamics
Additional informations
Livecycle-State [NORM] Active


  • Clausius-Clapeyron equation
  • Introduction to molecular thermodynamics / kinetic theory of gases
  • Mixtures of ideal gases: thermal and caloric equation of state, entropy, mixture entropy
  • Humid air, Mollier diagram, fundamentals of air-conditioning technology
  • Equations of state of real substances: cubic equations of state and equations of virial type, thermal and caloric properties, phase equilibrium, stability of fluid phases
  • Introduction to chemical thermodynamics: stoichiometry, standard enthalpy of formation, chemical equilibrium

Competencies / intended learning achievements

1. Lecture

Students will be able to

  • describe basic thermodynamic concepts
  • reproduce the main working methods of thermodynamics
  • characterize the thermodynamic properties of pure substances and simple fluid mixtures
  • analyze or develop elementary processes of air conditioning technology
  • explain basic concepts of chemical thermodynamics

2. Exercise:

Students will be able to

  • work out independently the methods discussed in the lecture
  • analyze and solve thermodynamic problems with real substance equations, mixtures, humid air and chemical reactions


  • P. Stephan, K. Schaber, K. Stephan, F. Mayinger: Thermodynamik, Band 1 Einstoffsysteme; 16. Auflage, Springer, Berlin (2006)
  • M.M. Abbott, H.C. van Ness: Thermodynamik, Theorie und Anwendungen; McGraw-Hill, Hamburg (1987)
  • H.D. Baehr, S. Kabelac: Thermodynamik; 13. Auflage, Springer, Berlin (2006)


Tablet/overhead, supplementary sheets. For further information and course materials please consider the corresponding OLAT-course.

Requirements for attendance (informal)


Requirements for attendance (formal)


References to Course [MV-TD-86051-K-4]

Module Name Context
[MV-TD-19-M-4] Thermodynamics II P: Obligatory 3V+1U, 4.0 LP