Introductory Thermodynamics and Statistical Physics
PHYS 2201

Fall 2013
2201 Homework 3
Due in class Wednesday September 25th.
1. (10) Schroeder Problem 1.37
2. (10) How much heat is released when 100 g of propane gas (C3H8) is burnt.
Assume products of the combustion are only carbon dioxide and water. Use the
data given in t
Introductory Thermodynamics and Statistical Physics
PHYS 2201

Fall 2013
2201 Homework 3
Due in class Wednesday September 25th.
1. (10) Schroeder Problem 1.37
2. (10) How much heat is released when 100 g of propane gas (C3H8) is burnt.
Assume products of the combustion are only carbon dioxide and water. Use the
data given in t
Introductory Thermodynamics and Statistical Physics
PHYS 2201

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In[1]:=
Clear @p, g, vD
H* Always a good idea to clear everything in Mathematica before you start *L
H* p and g are the reducesd pressure and reduced Gibbs Free energy,
which are user defined functions and v is the reduced volume,
which is a parameter her
Introductory Thermodynamics and Statistical Physics
PHYS 2201

Fall 2013
Physics 2201 Fall 2012.
An Introduction to Thermal
Physics
Physics 2201 Fall 2013
1
Organization
We meet for lecture M, W, F at 9.05
Homework
Once a week, announced in class and on the web, due the following
Wednesday at the start of class.
Midterms
Introductory Thermodynamics and Statistical Physics
PHYS 2201

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Chapter 4 part 2
Engines
A short historical tour
!
!
A major problem that was first
addressed in the 17th century
was the problem of how to
remove water from mines.
The first known pump of this
kind was the Fludd pump built
by Robert Fludd (1618) where
wa
Introductory Thermodynamics and Statistical Physics
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Engines and Refrigerators
Energy
is transferred from a source
at a high temperature (Qh)
Work is done by the engine (Weng)
Energy is expelled to a source at a
lower temperature (Qc)
Work done
W
Efficiency =
=
Energy used QH
Physics 2201 Fall 2008.
Since
i
Introductory Thermodynamics and Statistical Physics
PHYS 2201

Fall 2013
Physics 2210W.100 Quiz 1
3rd October 2012
Answer as many questions as you can.
Calculators are permitted, but only as an aid to numerical calculations. You may solve the
problems using any technique you choose. However, your answer must contain all the el
Introductory Thermodynamics and Statistical Physics
PHYS 2201

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Physics 2201W.100 Quiz 2
October 31st 2012
Answer problem 1 AND EITHER problem 2 OR problem 3.
Calculators are permitted, but only as an aid to numerical calculations. You may solve the
problems using any technique you choose. However, your answer must co
Introductory Thermodynamics and Statistical Physics
PHYS 2201

Fall 2013
2201 Homework 2
Due in class Wednesday September 18th.
1. (5) Calculate rms speed of Nitrogen, Oxygen and Helium at room temperature.
Look up the average day and night temperatures on the surface of Mars. Would
you expect oxygen to be present in Marss atm
Introductory Thermodynamics and Statistical Physics
PHYS 2201

Fall 2013
2201 Homework 1
Due in class Wednesday September 11th.
1. (10) (a) What is the mass of one mole of carbon dioxide? (b) What is the volume
of one mole of air (78% N2, 21% O2 and 1% Ar) at room temperature (300K) at 1
atmosphere? (c) What is the mass of 1 m
Introductory Thermodynamics and Statistical Physics
PHYS 2201

Fall 2013
2201 Homework 4
Due in class Wednesday October 9th.
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
(10) Schroeder Problem 2.11
(10) Schroeder Problem 2.15
(10) Schroeder Problem 2.26
(10) Schroeder Problem 2.32
(10) Schroeder Problem 2.34
Introductory Thermodynamics and Statistical Physics
PHYS 2201

Fall 2013
2201 Homework 6
Please hand in your solutions to the front office by 9.00 am Wednesday Oct 23rd.
1.
2.
3.
4.
(5) Schroeder Problem 3.28
(10) Schroeder Problem 3.32
(15) Schroeder Problem 3.37
(20) Chemical potential in a centrifuge. A circular cylinder of
Introductory Thermodynamics and Statistical Physics
PHYS 2201

Fall 2013
2201 Homework 8
Due in class Wednesday October 30th.
1.
2.
3.
4.
(10) Schroeder Problem 4.1
(10) Schroeder Problem 4.2
(10) Schroeder Problem 4.10
(20) A building is maintained at a temperature T by means of an ideal heat pump,
which uses water from a lak
Introductory Thermodynamics and Statistical Physics
PHYS 2201

Fall 2013
2201 Homework
Due in class Wednesday November 13th .
1. There are two stable states of CaCO3 known as Aragonite and Calcite. Using
information from the table reference data at the back of the book. A) Which form
is the stable state at 298 K and 1 bar. B)
Introductory Thermodynamics and Statistical Physics
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Fall 2013
2201 Homework 10
Due in class Wednesday November 13th .
1) Calculate the slope of the coexistence curve of ice and water when the pressure is 1
bar. At this pressure the latent heat of fusion is 3.34 105 J/kg and the specific
volume of water is 1.0 103
Introductory Thermodynamics and Statistical Physics
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2201 Homework 2
Due in class Wednesday September 18".
. (5) Calculate rms speed of Nitrogen. Oxygen and Helium at room temperature.
Look up the average day and night temperatures on the surface of Mars. Would
you expect oxygen to be present in Marss
Introductory Thermodynamics and Statistical Physics
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Fall 2013
2201 Homework 111
Due in class Wednesday November 27th.
1)
2)
3)
4)
1
Schroeder Problem 6.11
Schroeder Problem 6.13
Schroeder Problem 6.20
Schroeder Problem 6.28
This is the 10th homework problem set. Homework 7 does not exist.
Introductory Thermodynamics and Statistical Physics
PHYS 2201

Fall 2013
2201 Homework 121
Due in class Wednesday December 11th.
1) The energy levels of an isolated hydrogen atom are given by En =  13.6/n2 and
the degeneracy is of the levels is 2n2.
a. What is the partition function for this system? (You will find that it is