Course and Class Information

This Page is for students currently enrolled in classes taught by Dr. Abata.

 

Class Guidelines

In the Long Run

 

Interesting (and perhaps necessary) Reading

 

Calculus Reference Material

Elements of Successful Study in Engineering

Guideposts in the Search for Personal Quality

Forgotten Fundamentals of the Energy Crisis

The Power to Tell Time

 

 

ME211 Thermodynamics I and ME312 Thermodynamics II

Common Material

 

Equation Sheet for Exams

View or Download Steam Tables (Excel file)

Properties of Water in Excel Calculator

Using EES (Engineering Equation Solver)

Link to Animated Engines

Know Cold!

 

1.  Dimensions and Units

2.  Fundamental Concepts

3.  Energy, Heat, and Work

5.  Energy Analysis of Systems

7.  The Second Law and the Concept of Entropy

8.  Exergy

 

 

ME211 Thermodynamics I

Course Description

Course Syllabus

Guide to Two Phase Property Tables

pV Diagram for Water

Steam Table Exercise

Interpolation

Compressibility Chart

Exam 1 Sample Examination

Friday Assignment Before My First Exam

The First Law for the Open System

Generalized Form of the First Law

Transient Flow Analysis

Exam 2 Sample Examination (note this was a take home exam, Fall, 2011)

Exam 3 Sample Examination

Conservation of Mass - study notes

The First Law for the Open System - study notes

The Second Law and the Concept of Entropy - study notes

Study Problems Chapters 5, 6, and 7

 

 

Supplemental Problems  for ME 211

1 - Units, Mass, Force, Systems

2 - Steam Table Exercises

3  - Closed System Work

4 - Conservation of Mass

5 - Closed System Analysis

6 - Open System Incompressible Flow Analysis

7 - Open System Analysis

 

Additional Problems Designed for FE Exam from Schaums Thermodynamics 2nd Ed.

 

Final Exam Study Problems

 

 

ME312 Thermodynamics II

 

Course Description

Course Syllabus

Problems Chap 1,2,3

Problems Chap 5,6,7

Problems Chap 8

Problems Chap 9

Problems Chap 10

Supplemental Problems Chap 14

Compressible Flow Problems

Compressible Flow - Useful Equations

 

ME312 Quiz Fall 2014

 

Exergy Example 1 (closed system analysis)

Exergy Example 2 (open system, steady state analysis)

Feedwater Heater Problems 10-45 and 10-46

Servel and Ammonia Absorption Refrigeration

Psychrometric Chart

Psychrometric Chart (jpg file)

Psychrometric Chart - Various Processes

Design Project

 

ME313 Heat Transfer

Course Description

Class Procedures

Course Syllabus

Sample Exam

Formula Sheet - First Hour Exam

Formula Sheet - Second Hour Exam

Formula Sheet - Final Exam  (Note: Formulas and information not on this sheet will be provided on the exam)

 

PowerPoint presentations for ME313 are available on the F drive at F:/Dept/ME/Abata/ME313

 

ME331 Fluid Mechanics

Course Description

Class Procedures

Course Syllabus

Formula Sheet - First Hour Exam

 

PowerPoint presentations for ME331 are available on the F drive at F:/Dept/ME/Abata/ME331

 

ME419 Thermal Systems Design

Course Description

Course Syllabus

Laboratory Teams

Laboratory Schedule

Useful Equations

Additional Problems Chapter 3

SI Model Output

Design Problems from Previous Years

              Design Problem 1

              Design Problem 2

              Solution to Problem 14-1 in Stone

Knock and Engine Variables (Heywood, prob 9.6)

Exhaust Blowdown Problem 7-1

Exhaust Blowdown Code

Thermodynamics of the Emptying Process

Gasoline Consumption Information for Jeep Wrangler

Rolling and Drag Resistance Data for Jeep Wrangler

Rolling and Drag Resistance Data for Ford Taurus

Rolling and Drag Resistance Data for Saturn Vue

Moody Chart

Problem 2.12 McDonald and Magande

 

Selected PowerPoint Presentations - Current

Chap 1: Engine Basics

Chap 2: Cycles

Chap 3: Combustion

Chap 4: Fuels

Chap 5: Fuel Systems - Part 1

Chap 5: Fuel Systems - Part 2

Chap 6: Exhaust Emissions - Part 1

Chap 6: Exhaust Emissions - Part 2

Air Pollution - General

Chap 7: Intake and Exhaust

Chap 7: Intake and Exhaust Tuning

Chap 7: Two Stroke Engines

 

 

 

Selected PowerPoint Presentations - Archived

Combustion

SI Engines
Diesel Engines

Abnormal Combustion

Air Pollution and Engine Emissions

Exhaust Emissions Part 1

Exhaust Emissions Part 2

Air Exchange in SI Engines

Intake and Exhaust

Intake and Exhaust Tuning

 

 

ME460 Fuels and Combustion

Course Description

Course Syllabus

Journal Article: Why Is There So Much Oil in the Middle East?

Oxidation of CO Assignment

 

 

 

ME110 Intro to Mechanical Engineering

Course Description

Course Syllabus

Guide to Installing SolidWorks

Sketching Quiz Assignment 1

Assignment 2

Assignment 3

Assignment 4

Assignment 5

Assignment 6

Engineering Ethics Assignment 1

Engineering Ethics Assignment 2

 

PowerPoint presentations and Additional Course Information for ME110 are available on the F drive at F:/Dept/ME/Ash/ME110

 

EM331 Fluid Mechanics

Course Syllabus

Problem Set 1

Elger Textbook Edition 10 to Edition 9 Equivalent Problems: Chap 1-5; Chap 6-10, Chap 11-16

Formula Sheet for Exams

 

 

The Assignment for Friday

 

The First Friday

The Second Friday

The Third Friday

The Fourth Friday

The Sixth Friday

The Seventh Friday

The Eighth Friday

The Ninth Friday