MS&E 303 Fall 2003 Homework #2 Due Wednesday, September 17 1. Consider the exact dierential for U (S, V ) where dU = T dS P dV , and its Legendre transforms H = U + P V , A = U T S and G = U T S + P V . For all but the rst part, reduce the deriv
MS&E 303 Fall 2004 Final Exam (2.5 hours) Solutions 1. (10 points) Short, quick answers. (a) What is activity? The correction necessary to move the chemical potential from a reference state to the actual conditions. GA = Go + RT ln aA A (b) What is
MS&E 303 Fall 2005 Final Exam (2.5 hours) Notes: Read carefully. Read the problems very carefully and be sure to answer the question that is given. All problems are very similar to homework problems, but do not assume that they are identical. Cle
MS&E 303 Fall 2005 Final Exam (2.5 hours) Solutions 1. Short, quick answers. (a) What are the four laws of thermodynamics. Provide a one-line verbal answer (on all) and a one line mathematical answer (for all but the 0th Law). (b) Dene (text and mat
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MS&E 303 Fall 2003 Homework #1 Due Wednesday, September 10 Thermodynamics is an abstract science which seeks to explain the behavior of heat and equilibrium around us. As we jump into the abstract, we will also try to relate it to physical problems
MS&E 303 Fall 2006 Prelim #2 Solutions 1. (10 pts) (i) Sketch the activity versus composition for a single phase system (solid) that exhibits negative deviation from ideality. (ii) Explain, with reference to the drawing, the meaning of Raoults and H
MS&E 303 Fall 2003 Homework #3 Due Wednesday, September 24 1. Yet more practice. Reduce the following thermodynamic questions to their simplest forms involving only coordinates P, V, T, S, physical parameters and (expansion coecient and the isoth
MS&E 303 Fall 2004 Final Exam (2.5 hours) Notes Very similar to homework problems, but slight twists on setup (in some cases). Thermodynamic data required to solve these problems is either given with this sheet or in the appendices of the text. In
MS&E 303 Fall 2004 Homework #4 Due Friday September 25 1. You are in charge of the keg for the beach party during spring break. The social chair has tasked you with spending the absolute minimum on anything but the beer so you cannot use anything
MS&E 303 Fall 2004 Homework #5 (v.2) Due Friday October 1 Some random notes on units from real tables: Tables of thermodynamic properties use a wide array of units. For specific entropy (entropy per mole), one common unit is the e.u. energy units
MS&E 303 Fall 2004 Homework #2 (revised) Due Friday, September 10 1. From the definition of a differential dz = z x dx +
y
z y y z
x
dy, and the definition of a partial
x
differential as the limit of a finite difference, show that
= 1/
z y
.
MS&E 303 Fall 2004 Homework #3 Due Friday, September 17 1. Simple values and numbers time to learn/memorize these important constants and typical values. These are considered "fundamentals" and it will be assumed that you know these values on exam
MS&E 303 Fall 2004 Homework #1 Due Friday, September 3 Thermodynamics is an abstract science which seeks to explain the behavior of heat and equilibrium around us. As we jump into the abstract, we will also try to relate it to physical problems in