Problem 1.2 - c. First law of thermodynamics The change in...

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Problem 1.2 [Difficulty: 2] Given: Five basic conservation laws stated in Section 1-4. Write: A word statement of each, as they apply to a system. Solution: Assume that laws are to be written for a system . a. Conservation of mass — The mass of a system is constant by definition. b. Newton's second law of motion — The net force acting on a system is directly proportional to the product of the system mass times its acceleration.
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Unformatted text preview: c. First law of thermodynamics The change in stored energy of a system equals the net energy added to the system as heat and work. d. Second law of thermodynamics The entropy of any isolated system cannot decrease during any process between equilibrium states. e. Principle of angular momentum The net torque acting on a system is equal to the rate of change of angular momentum of the system....
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