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Curriculum | B.Sc (Non- Medical) | Subject: Thermodynamics Paper Code: 09010305

Subject: Thermodynamics Paper Code: 09010305

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1

  • The zeroth law of thermodynamics
  • Various indicator diagrams
  • Work done by and on the system
Student will be able to learn about thermal equilibrium between systems and describing changes in a system. To cover definition of zeroth law of thermodynamics and what is the sign when work is done by and on the system. Black board teaching

Online lectures

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3

2

  • First law of thermodynamics: statement
  • Definition of internal energy and enthalpy.
  • Heat capacity, heat capacities at constant volume and pressure and their relationship.
  • Joule’s law, Joule–Thomson coefficient for ideal gas and real gas and inversion temperature.
  • Calculation of w, q, dU & dH for the expansion of ideal gases under isothermal and adiabatic conditions for reversible process
  • Temperature dependence of enthalpy
  • Kirchoffs equation.
Student will be able to discuss change in the internal energy, heat capacity, enthalpy and expansion of gases. To cover definition of First law of thermodynamics, derivation of equations involved in various processes and dependence of different parameters on pressure volume and temperature. Black board teaching

Online lectures

Power point presentations

7

3

  • Second law of thermodynamics
  • Carnot theorem
  • Absolute scale of temperature, Absolute Zero
  • Entropy,  show that dQ/T=O
Student will be able to discuss all the three laws of thermodynamics and learn about entropy. To cover definition of Second law of thermodynamics, Kelvin scale and efficiency for any possible engine Black board teaching

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5

4

  • T-S diagram, Nernst heat Law
  • Joule’s free expansion
  • Joule-Thomson (Porous plug) experiment
  • Joule-Thomson effect.
  • Liquefaction of gases.
  • Air pollution due to internal combustion Engine.
Students will be able to learn third law of thermodynamics and hazards of to internal combustion engine. To cover entropy change for a physical or chemical process and Joule-Thomson effect. Black board teaching

Online lectures

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5

5

  • Derivation of Clausius-Claperyron latent heat equation.
  • Phase diagram and triple point of a substance.
  • Development of Maxwell thermodynamical relations.
  • Application of Maxwell relations in the derivation of relations between entropy, specific heats and thermodynamic variables.
  • Thermodynamic functions: Internal energy (U), Helmholtz function (F)
  • Thermodynamic functions: Enthalpy (H), Gibbs’ function (G)
  • Relation between H & G.
Student will be able to characterize a discontinuous phase transition between two phases of matter of a single constituent and learn Maxwell’s equations in thermodynamics To cover definitions of thermodynamic functions and establish relations between them. Black board teaching

Online lectures

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