Chemical Engg. Thermodynamics I (CH250)


B.Tech (CH)




Programme Core (PC)

Credits (L-T-P): 

03 (2-1-0)


Fundamental Concepts and Definitions. PVT relationships. First law of Thermodynamics. Application of law to different processes in closed systems. Second Law of Thermodynamics. Physical meaning of entropy. T-S diagrams. Relations among thermodynamic properties. Thermodynamic functions in terms of measurable properties. Construction of thermodynamic charts. Third Law of Thermodynamics. Thermodynamics of flow processes. Application of first law to flow processes. Power and Refrigeration Cycles.


Smith, J.M, and H.C. Van Ness -Introduction to Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics, 4th edition, McGraw - Hill. Hougen, A., K.M. Watson and R.A. Ragatz - Chemical Process Principles, Vol. 2 (Thermodynamics), Asia Publishing House, 1960.


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