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COURSE DESCRIPTION This course provides an introduction to the most powerful engineering principles you will ever learn - Thermodynamics: the science of transferring energy from one place or form to another place or form. We will introduce the tools you need to analyze energy systems from solar panels, to engines, to insulated coffee mugs. More specifically, we will cover the topics of mass and energy conservation principles; first law analysis of control mass and control volume systems; properties and behavior of pure substances; and applications to thermodynamic systems operating at steady state conditions. COURSE FORMAT The class consists of lecture videos, which average 8 to 12 minutes in length. The videos include integrated In-Video Quiz questions. There are also quizzes at the end of each section, which include problems to practice your analytical skills that are not part of video lectures. There are no exams. GRADING POLICY Each question is worth 1 point. A correct answer is worth +1 point. An incorrect answer is worth 0 points. There is no partial credit. You can attempt each quiz up to three times every 8 hours, with an unlimited number of total attempts. The number of questions that need to be answered correctly to pass are displayed at the beginning of each quiz. Following the Mastery Learning model, students must pass all 8 practice quizzes with a score of 80% or higher in order to complete the course. ESTIMATED WORKLOAD If you follow the suggested deadlines, lectures and quizzes will each take approximately ~3 hours per week each, for a total of ~6 hours per week. TARGET AUDIENCE Basic undergraduate engineering or science student. FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS - What are the prerequisites for taking this course? An introductory background (high school or first year college level) in chemistry, physics, and calculus will help you be successful in this class. -What will this class prepare me for in the academic world? Thermodynamics is a prerequisite for many follow-on courses, like heat transfer, internal combustion engines, propulsion, and gas dynamics, to name a few. -What will this class prepare me for in the real world? Energy is one of the top challenges we face as a global society. Energy demands are deeply tied to the other major challenges of clean water, health, food resources, and poverty. Understanding how energy systems work is key to understanding how to meet all these needs around the world. Because energy demands are only increasing, this course also provides the foundation for many rewarding professional careers....

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23 de jul. de 2019

Great course. But I was also hoping to get an in-depth analytical understanding of the second law of thermodynamics and the zeroth law as well. But I really enjoyed it and definitely learned a lot.


24 de feb. de 2021

Courses from the University of Michigan are always awesome. Hats off to Margaret Wooldridge, mam. Thank you so much, Coursera and the University of Michigan for making this outstanding experience.

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14 de may. de 2020

Very nicely organized course

por Bharath K

10 de may. de 2020

It's very useful to students

por Mattheus N S

15 de mar. de 2020


por Bhupendra S R

20 de mar. de 2019

good learning and skill full

por Peyton R

28 de mar. de 2022

Easy and Easy to understand

por Pimple B D

9 de ene. de 2022

it was very nice experience

por Charles

28 de oct. de 2021

very informative instructor

por MANGGIS, H (

1 de abr. de 2021

excellent course. thank you

por Asrina Y

9 de ago. de 2020

it was very helpful for me.

por Shashipraba A

28 de jun. de 2020

Best course I ever followed

por yenireddy s

21 de may. de 2020

Good learning opportunities


21 de abr. de 2020

Very nicely designed course

por Aman K R

11 de sep. de 2020

Best Thermodynamic Course.

por Awadhesh K V

11 de ago. de 2020

its very good for freshers

por GL T M

23 de abr. de 2017

the best place to learning

por Sathya M

27 de sep. de 2016

this course was awesome :)


6 de mar. de 2019

really helpful lecture !!

por BALAJI . D

22 de jun. de 2020

very useful in my career

por Shatha M A

9 de oct. de 2018

very informative course!

por Muhammad H

18 de mar. de 2021


por T L K

8 de jul. de 2020

Very interesting course

por Sumeet M

21 de may. de 2020

Exceptional Instructor.


15 de may. de 2020

good course and helpful

por M. A K

13 de may. de 2020

One of the best course.

por Y. V

25 de abr. de 2020

Good course explanation