ENE2031 - Thermodynamics, basic course


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Written examination
Grade: Letters

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
Written examination 100/100 5 hours D

Course content

- Basic thermodynamics
- Heat Transfer
- Moist air
- Water vapor thermodynamics
- Vapour Processes
- Combustion and purification
- Refrigeration and Heat Pump Processes

Learning outcome

Students will be able to explain:
- Thermodynamics 1 and 2 law and how they affect us
- How gas laws work
- How humid air diagram may be used
- How the heat transfer between the gas, liquid and solids takes place and means
Students will gain the skills to:
- Calculate mixtures of airflows of different amount and quality
- Calculate a steam turbine process in one or several steps
- Compute such required chimney height provided a combustion volume
- Calculate circuit processes for piston machines
- Calculate the heat transfer in various substances
- Calculate the temperatures and flow rates at different air mixtures
- Calculate Refrigeration and Heat Pump Processes

General Competence:
- Have an opinion about what efficiency is and can relate to them.
- Know the difference between energy and power
- May participate in discussions on an elementary level regarding energy and heat in the process and comfort heating

Learning methods and activities

Lectures, Exrecises, Project assignment

Compulsory assignments

  • Approved exercise

Further on evaluation

Re-sit of written exam in August.

Oral presentation if 5 or fewer students are registered for the examination

Specific conditions

Exam registration requires that class registration is approved in the same semester. Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Civil Engineering (BIBYG)
Mechanical Engineering (BIMAS)
Renewable Energy (BFEN)
Renewable Energy (BIFENER)

Course materials

To be announced.

More on the course



Version: 1
Credits:  10.0 SP
Study level: Intermediate course, level II


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2021

Language of instruction: -

Location: Gjøvik

Subject area(s)
  • Thermodynamics
Contact information
Course coordinator: Lecturer(s):

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Manufacturing and Civil Engineering



Examination arrangement: Written examination

Term Status code Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Digital exam Room *
Spring ORD Written examination 100/100 D INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.

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