Problem Set 1
E115 - Thermodynamics - Fall 2011
1. For the following list of systems, determine if each is open, closed, or isolated. You may choose to provide justication
for your answer if you feel it is necessary (7 pts). For this problem, f
Sept. 29, 2006
# 1 (10 points) An elemental solid has a heat capacity of 1 J/g-K.
What is the atomic weight of the element?
# 2 (20 points) Consider the tin-crystallization process of question # 3 in problem se
Nov. 8, 2006
#1 (10 points) At the end of the day, the temperature is 30o C and the relative humidity is
30%. By 3 AM, the temperature has dropped to 20 o C. What is the relative humidity at
#2 (10 points) The triple point of C