This note explains the following topics: The Zeroth Law of
Thermodynamics, Temperature Scales,Ideal and Real Gases, Enthalpy and
specific heat, Van der Waals Equation of State,TD First Law Analysis to
Non-flow Processes, Second Law of Thermodynamics, Ideal Rankine Cycle, Air
standard Otto Cycle.
note describes the following topics: Energy transfer, Entropy and second law of thermodynamics, Thermodynamic
functions and potentials, Microcanonical statistical mechanics, Canonical
statistical mechanics, Phase changes of a pure substance, Binary solutions.
Author(s): Eric Brunet, Thierry Hocquet and Xavier Leyronas
This note describes
the following topics: The Legendre transform, Euler’s Theorem on
Homogeneous Functions, Postulates, Equations of state, State changes at constant
composition, Closed control volumes, Dynamic systems, Open control volumes, Gas
dynamics, Departure Functions, Simple vapour–liquid equilibrium, Multicomponent
Phase Equilibrium, Chemical equilibrium, Simultaneous reactions, Heat engines,
Entropy production and available work, Plug flow reacto, Material Stability,
Thermofluids, T, s and p, v-Diagrams for Ideal Gas Cycles, SI units and
Universal Constants , Newton–Raphson iteration,Direct Substitution, Linear
This note covers
the following topics: Thermal Sciences, Dimensions and Units, Thermodynamic
Systems, Thermodynamic Properties of Systems, Pressure, Temperature, State and
Equilibrium, Thermodynamic Processes, Pure Substances , Calculation of the
Stored Energy, Specific Heats: Ideal Gases, Solids and Liquids, First Law of
Thermodynamics, Control Volume, Entropy and the Second Law of Thermodynamics,
Gibb’s Equation, Reversible Process, The Carnot Cycle, Cylindrical Systems,
Transient Heat Conduction, Heisler Charts, Natural Convection, Radiation Heat
covers the following topics: Property relationships for pure substances and
Mixtures, Thermodynamic Relations, Ideal Gas Mixtures, Combustion
Thermodynamics, Gas Power Cycles, Vapour Power Cycles, Refrigeration Cycles,
Reciprocating Compressors, Compressible Flows and Steam Nozzles.
The objective of
this course note is to survey practical and theoretical problems in classical
thermodynamics. Topics covered includes: Thermodynamic system and control
volume, Properties and state of a substance, Properties of a pure substance,
Work and heat, The first law of thermodynamics, First law analysis for a control
volume, The second law of thermodynamics, Entropy, Second law analysis for a
control volume, Cycles, Mathematical foundations.
Clearly written treatment elucidates
fundamental concepts and demonstrates their plausibility and usefulness.
Language is informal, examples are vivid and lively, and the perspectivie is
fresh. Based on lectures delivered to engineering students, this work will also
be valued by scientists, engineers, technicians, businessmen, anyone facing
energy challenges of the future.
This book presents the selection of various high level
contributions involving thermodynamics. The book goes from the fundamentals up
to several applications in different scientific fields. The content of the book
has been classified in six sections: Classical Thermodynamics, Statistical
Thermodynamics, Property Prediction in Thermodynamics, Material and Products,
Non Equilibrium and Thermodynamics in Diverse Areas.
This note covers the following topics: Probability theory,
Statistical mechanics, Heat and work, Statistical thermodynamics , Classical
thermodynamics, Applications of statistical thermodynamics and Quantum
This note covers the following topics: Thermodynamic and
Non-Thermodynamic Properties, Microstates and Thermodynamic States, Concept of
Energy, Microstate Driving Forces, Thermodynamic Driving Forces, Intensive and
Extensive Propertie, The Laws of Thermodynamics, Heat and Thermal Energy,
Entropy, Energy Transport by Mass Transfer, The Chemical Potential, Second Law
and Molecular Behavior, Localized and Non-Localized Systems, Probability and The
Second Law, Concepts of Order and Disorder, Entropy and the Second Law, Partial
and Complete Equilibrium States.
This note covers the following topics: Units of Temperature:
Degrees Celsius and Kelvin, Units of Energy: Joules and Calories, Chemical
Reactions and Equations, Reaction-Produced Change in Mass, Density,
Volume, Le Chatelier's Principle, First Law of Thermodynamics, Enthalpy,
Entropy, The Equilibrium Constant, Graphical Portrayal of K,
Geothermometry and Geobarometry.