Syllabus academic year 2007/2008

Higher education credits: 6. Grading scale: TH. Level: G1 (First level). Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish. Compulsory for: BI2. Optional for: RH4. Course coordinator: Univ lekt Christoffer Norberg,, Energivetenskaper. Recommended prerequisits: FMA410 or FMA415 Calculus in One Variable; FAF121 Physics:Electricity - Fluids; VSM010 Mechanics, Basic Course. Assessment: The course ends with a written examination, which consists of a theory part (no means of assistance) and a problem-solving part (open-book). Optional home exercises may provide extra points to add to the examination result. The final grade is determined from a special formula. Further information: Tutorials, 24 hours. Home page:

The purpose of the course is that that the student should achieve basic knowledge and skills in technical (engineering) thermodynamics and fluid mechanics.

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Skills and abilities
For a passing grade the student must

Judgement and approach
For a passing grade the student must

Basic concepts of thermodynamics such as temperature, heat, work, energy, entropy, and the basic laws of thermodynamics (primarily the first and second), including applications; properties of pure substances; thermodynamic properties; property diagrams; gas cycles; thermodynamic relations; ideal gas mixtures including air-conditioning. Basic concepts of fluid mechanics; the continuity equation; the Navier-Stokes equations; the extended Bernoulli equation (the energy equation); the linear momentum equation; similarity laws; flow around bodies; laminar and turbulent pipe flow.

Çengel, Y. A. & Turner, R. H.: Fundamentals of Thermal-Fluid Sciences, Second Edition. McGraw-Hill 2005. ISBN: 007-123926-X
Eriksson, D. & Norberg, C.: Kompendium i grundläggande strömningslära (in Swedish), Energivetenskaper, LTH 2006.