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Høst 2018

ITE1814 Thermodynamics - 10 stp

The course is administrated by

Faculty of Engineering Science and Technology

Type of course

Can be taken as a singel course

Course contents

Application deadline

1 June for the autumn semester and 1 December for the spring semester.

Admission requirements

'Generell studiekompetanse' with Mathematics R1+R2 and Physics FYS1.

Prerequisite: IGR1600

Recommended prerequisite: IGR1603

Objective of the course


This course aims to build the foundation for preparing students to get an understanding and work professionally in the area of thermodynamics and related processes. Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:


Students will learn to apply their knowledge in the subject to solve general and specific problems in thermodynamics on a well-founded and understandable way. (LU -M -F 1..5 ) .  

General Competence:  

Students have a basis for assessing how the choice of process equipment and components have an impact on resource use , economics and security . (LU -M -G - 1..2 )

Language of instruction


Teaching methods

Lectures, class & home tutorials, laboratory exercises


Grade is awarded on the basis of class assignments / laboratory exercises 40% and final 3 hour written exam 60%. Student must achieve at least 50 % overall to pass the course

A re-sit exam will be arranged for this course.

Date for examination

Skriftlig 23.11.2018

The date for the exam can be changed. The final date will be announced at your faculty early in May and early in November.

Recommended reading/syllabus

Michael J. Moran: Introduction to Thermal Systems Engineering: Thermodynamics, Fluid Mechanics and Heat Transfer


Lectures Autumn 2018
Forelesning prof. Muhammad Shakeel Virk