lec1 - Thermodynamics What we are studying System...

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1 Thermodynamics • Studies heat and work • Heat – How energy is transferred, temperature change •Wo rk – moving an object against a force System Surroundings What we are studying Everything else 3 Laws of Thermodynamics • First law – total energy U is shared between heat and work – energy conservation • Example: Flying racquetball – balance of potential and kinetic energy • Example: Absorption and emission of heat Who Cares? Thermodynamics Chemistry • Why reactions occur
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