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Homework Assignment 8
(Statistical)
1) Classical and Statistical Thermodynamics, Carter Chapter 11
11.1 The distribution of particle speeds of a certain hypothetical gas is given by
N (v) dv = Avev/v0 dv,
where A and v0 are constants.
a)
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Homework Assignment 7
(Entropy Part 2)
1) Classical and Statistical Thermodynamics, Carter Chapter 7
7.3) Calculate the change in entropy of the universe as a result of each of the following
processes:
a) A copper block of mass 0.4 kg and
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Homework Assignment 8
(Potentials)
1) Classical and Statistical Thermodynamics, Carter Chapter 8
8.2) Show that for an ideal gas
a)
f = cv (T T0 ) cv T ln
T
T0
RT ln
v
v0
s0 T
g = cP (T T0 ) cP T ln
T
T0
+ RT ln
P
P0
s0 T
b)
8.8) a) A
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Homework Assignment 2
(Equations of State.)
1) Classical and Statistical Thermodynamics, Carter Chapter 2
2.2
2.4 and 2.5
2.7
2) Air in an internal combustion engine has 227 o C, 100 kP a with a volume of 0.1 m3 .
Now combustion heats
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Homework Assignment 3
(Heat and the First Law.)
1) Classical and Statistical Thermodynamics, Carter Chapter 3
3.1 through 3.3
3.6 and 3.7
3.11
2) The brake and steel drum of a car continuously absorb 25 W as the car slows down.
Assume
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Homework Assignment 4
(Heat Capacities and Enthalpy.)
1) Classical and Statistical Thermodynamics, Carter Chapter 4
4.3 and 4.4
4.8 and 4.12
4.15
2) A 25 kg cast-iron (Ciron = 0.42) wood burning stove contains 5 kg of soft pine wood
(C
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Homework Assignment 5
(Heat Engines.)
1) Classical and Statistical Thermodynamics, Carter Chapter 5
5.3 through 5.5
5.14 and 5.15
2) The gure shows a diesel cycle approximating the behavior
of a diesel engine. Process ab is an adiabatic
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Homework Assignment 6
(Entropy)
1) Classical and Statistical Thermodynamics, Carter Chapter 6
5, 6, & 7
12 & 13
2) Using the equation for the entropy change of an ideal gas
when the volume and temperature change, and T V 1 is a
constant
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Assignment 1
Homework Assignment 1
(Temperature and the Zeroth Law.)
1) Classical and Statistical Thermodynamics, Carter Chapter 1
1.1 through 1.5
1.8 and 1.9
1.11
2) A tank has two rooms separated by a membrane. Room A has 1 kg of air