Problem Set: Thermodynamics Review Steam
1. An adiabatic piston-cylinder system contains a 1000-W immersion heater and 4 kg of H20 initially at
1 atm and 96 percent quality. The heater is operated for 7 min., during which the pressure is held
Properties of Steam
First major problem for thermo
Liquids: They are those fluids that do not
have a definite shape, but occupy a definite
volume at a given temperature and pressure.
Gases: These fluids that do not have a
Review of Relevant Thermodynamics
Students have all had a course but
contents and performance vary
Review can be one lecture or ten!
Thermodynamics is the study of energy
Our interest is engineering thermodynamics