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Thermodynamics Class 11.2
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Class Objectives Be able to define: thermodynamics temperature, pressure, density, equilibrium, amount of substance states of matter and define them in the context of a phase diagram gas laws
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Thermodynamics Thermodynamics: “Therme” meaning heat, and “Dynamics” meaning strength Thermodynamics is the science of what  is possible and impossible Major limitation: Cannot predict how  long the process takes  (This is the subject of rate processes)
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Thermodynamic Properties Temperature  = “degree of hotness” Rapidly moving molecules (atoms) have  a high temperature Slowly moving molecules (atoms) have  a low temperature High T Low T
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Thermodynamic Properties Pressure  - force per unit area A F P = F A Impact Weight
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Thermodynamic Properties Density  - mass per unit volume V M = ρ High density Low density
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Amount  of Substance – how much is  there ………. ………………. .. 1
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This note was uploaded on 09/01/2009 for the course PSYC 300 taught by Professor Cambron during the Spring '08 term at Texas A&M.

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