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Thermodynamics
1.Thermodynamics
Heat can be useful, but it can also be annoying. Understanding heat and the flow of heat allows us to build heat sinks that prevent our computers from overheating, build better engines, and prevent freeway overpasses from cracking.
Temperature, kinetic theory, and the ideal gas law
Thermodynamics part 1: Molecular theory of gases
Thermodynamics part 2: Ideal gas law
Thermodynamics part 3: Kelvin scale and Ideal gas law example
Thermodynamics part 4: Moles and the ideal gas law
Thermodynamics part 5: Molar ideal gas law problem
What is the ideal gas law?
Maxwell Boltzmann distribution
What is the Maxwell-Boltzmann distribution?
Specific heat and heat transfer
Specific heat and latent heat of fusion and vaporization
Thermal conduction, convection, and radiation
Thermal conduction
Thermal conductivity of metal and wood
Intuition behind formula for thermal conductivity
What is thermal conductivity?
Laws of thermodynamics
Macrostates and microstates
Quasistatic and reversible processes
First law of thermodynamics / internal energy
More on internal energy
What is the first law of thermodynamics?
Work from expansion
PV-diagrams and expansion work
What are PV diagrams?
Proof: U = (3/2)PV or U = (3/2)nRT
Work done by isothermic process
Carnot cycle and Carnot engine
Proof: Volume ratios in a carnot cycle
Proof: S (or entropy) is a valid state variable
Thermodynamic entropy definition clarification
Reconciling thermodynamic and state definitions of entropy
Entropy intuition
Maxwell's demon
More on entropy
Efficiency of a Carnot engine
Carnot efficiency 2: Reversing the cycle
Carnot efficiency 3: Proving that it is the most efficient
World of Knowledge
Math
Algebra Basics
Algebra I
Geometry
Algebra II
Trigonometry
Probability and statistics
Precalculus
Differential Calculus
Integral Calculus
Multivariable Calculus
Differential Equations
cosmology and astronomy
Linear Algebra
Newspapers
Magazines
Financial News
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