Thermo Lecture 4

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  1. First Law of Thermodynamics
    • Conservation of energy principle - energy cannot be created or destroyed, it can only change forms
    • E entering - E leaving = E change in system
  2. total energy of system
    E = U + KE + PE
  3. internal energy
    U, the sum of energy contained within the molecules of a system other than kinetic and potential energys of the system as a whole
  4. stationary system
    • When a system does not move with a velocity and has no change in elevation
    • E in - E out = change U
  5. Heat transfer
    Q; heat is energy transfer caused by temp difference between the system and its surroundings
  6. adiabatic systems
    heat transfer Q is zero
  7. Work
    W; energy transfer at a system boundary, weight to be raised
  8. Mass flow
    m; as mass flows into a system, the energy of the system increases by the amount of energy carried by the mass, or vis versa
  9. Differentials
    Total heat transfer or weak is obtained by following the process path and adding the differential amounts of haet/work along the way
  10. classical sign convention
    • Positive - heat transfer to or work done by a system
    • Negative - heat transfer from or work done on a system
  11. conduction
    • a progressive exchange of energy between the molecules of a substance
    • Fourier's law, Q = kA(T/x)
  12. convection
    • the energy transfer between a solid surface and the adjacent liquid/gas that is in motion, involves combined effects of conduction and fluid motion
    • Q = hA(Ts-Tf)
  13. radiation
    • energy in transition from the surface of one body to the surface of another due to electromagnetic radiation
    • A = epsilon*sigma*A*(T^4 - T^4) surf. vs. surround.
  14. Electrical Power
    the rate of electrical work done by electrons crossing a system boundary, P = VI
  15. mechanical vs. thermodynamic work
    • force acting through a distance
    • energy in transition across a system boundary, done by a system if the external could have been raising of a weight
    • W = Fdscos(theta)

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Thermo Lecture 4
2010-01-24 17:51:08
Engineering Thermodynamics

Chemical Thermodynamics
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