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ME 311 Reading Guide #2 1/3 ME/NE 311 Introduction to Thermal and Fluid Sciences Reading Guide #2 Chapter 2 Sections 1 through 3, and 5 through 7 Section 2.1: First Law of Thermodynamics 1. The first law of thermodynamics is also known as the conservation of ______________________. 2. The form of the first law of thermodynamics, Δ E = Q W , is applicable to _____________________ systems. 3. The total energy of a system, denoted by the capital letter E, consists of what three types of energy? _____________________________, __________________________, ______________________________ 4. Δ E = E 1 – E 2 . T or F 5. Why is there a Q versus Δ Q and a W versus a Δ W in Δ E = Q W ? _____________________________ ________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 6. Using this form of the first law of thermodynamics, Δ E = Q W , and using your intuition, what would you imagine the sign of work, W, into the system would be? Positive or negative 7. Using this form of the first law of thermodynamics, Δ E = Q W , and using your intuition, what would you imagine the sign of heat, Q, into the system would be? Positive or negative Section 2.2: Heat Transfer 1. The transfer of energy by heat is driven by a difference in ____________________________________.
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