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

Subject: Thermodynamics Paper Code: 09010305

Unit

Topic

Domain

Hours as per UGC

I

REVIEW OF THERMODYNAMIC TERMS AND ZEROTH & FIRST LAW

  • The zeroth law of thermodynamics
  • Various indicator diagrams
  • Work done by and on the system
  • 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.

Must Know

10

II

THERMODYNAMICS – SECOND LAW

  • Second law of thermodynamics
  • Carnot theorem
  • Absolute scale of temperature, Absolute Zero
  • Entropy,  show that dQ/T=O

 

  • 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.

Must Know

Desirable to know

Must Know

Nice to know

10

III

THERMODYNAMICS – MAXWELL RELATIONS AND THERMODYNAMIC FUNCTIONS

  • 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.
 

 

Must Know

Desirable to Know

7

Books Recommended:

  1. Lokanathan, S. and  R.S. Gambir. Statistical and Thermal Physics : An Introduction. New Delhi:  Prentice-Hall of India, 1991.
  2. Sharma, J.K. and K.K. Sarkar. Thermodynamics and statistical Physics. Mumbai : Himalaya Publishing House, 1991.
  3. Zemansky, M.W. and R. Dittman. Heat and Thermodynamics. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1981.
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