Provides an introduction to thermodynamics, including first law (coupled and uncoupled systems, incompressible liquid, ideal gas) and second law (equilibrium, reversibility and irreversibility). Explores systems in communication with heat reservoirs; quasi-static processes; and heat engines and refrigeration. Properties of open systems, including mass, energy and entropy transfer.
This class has 2.001 as a prerequisite.
2.05 will be offered this semester (Fall 2018). It is instructed by C. Buie.
Lecture occurs 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM on Mondays and Wednesdays in 3-270.
This class counts for a total of 6 credits.
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