About the course
This course provides an introduction to the most powerful engineering principles -Thermodynamics: the science of energy and its transformation from one form to another form. The subject is widely applicable in several branches of engineering and science. The objective of this course is to introduce systematic different tools needed to analyze energy systems from various daily lives to large scale engineering applications. More specifically, we will cover the topics of mass and energy conservation principles; first law analysis of closed and open systems; understanding second law of thermodynamics and entropy; exergy; properties of pure substances; power generation and refrigeration on thermodynamic cycles; thermodynamic relation, combustion and reaction.
An introductory background in chemistry, physics and Maths (calculus) will be needed. Thus, the course is ideal for first or second year engineering students.
Industry support – List of companies/industry that will recognize/value this online course
All engineering Based industry
Course url: https://onlinecourses.nptel.ac.in/noc17_ae04
Course duration : 08 weeks
Start date and end date of course: 23 January 2017 - 17 March 2017
Date of exam: 26 Mar 2017
Time of exam: Shift 1: 9am-12noon; Shift 2: 2pm-5pm
Any one shift can be chosen to write the exam for a course
Final List of exam cities will be available in exam registration form.
Registration url - Announcements will be made when the registration form is open for registrations.
Exam Fee: The online registration form has to be filled and the certification exam fee of approximately Rs 1000 needs to be paid.
E-Certificate will be given to those who register and write the exam and score greater than or equal to 40% final score.
Final score = 25% assignment score + 75% exam score
25% assignment score is calculated as 25% of average of scores of Best 6 out of 8 assignments
Certificate will have your name, photograph and the score in the final exam with the breakup. It will have the logos of NPTEL and IIT Kanpur. It will be e-verifiable at nptel.ac.in/noc.