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Unformatted text preview: 1 Prof.Naik © 2010 ME Lecture epts Last Lecture What is thermodynamics? » Study of energy transformations Prof.Naik © 2010 » Relationships among physical quantities of different substances affected by such transformations What are the two approaches for studying thermo? » Classical thermodynamics: macroscopic (considers large scale behavior) » Statistical thermodynamics: microscopic (considers molecular scale behavior) In ME 200, we will focus on understanding large scale behavior by using statistical viewpoints in a supporting role Dimensions and units 2 This Lecture Some terms and concepts for thermodynamic analysis » System Prof.Naik © 2010 » System » Property » State » Equilibrium » Process » Pressure System What is thermodynamic system? Prof.Naik © 2010 What is surroundings? System boundary may be ; it could be System boundary may be ; it could be Identification of system and its surroundings is the most critical first step to begin thermodynamic analysis 3...
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This note was uploaded on 02/16/2011 for the course ME 200 taught by Professor Gal during the Fall '08 term at Purdue University-West Lafayette.

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Lecture2 - 1 Prof.Naik © 2010 ME Lecture epts Last Lecture What is thermodynamics Study of energy transformations Prof.Naik © 2010

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