e 115
Engineering Thermodynamics
University of California
Fall 2012
Problem set 19
Due: Wednesday, October 24th in lecture
1)
(55 points)
This problem is intended to make you intimately familiar with simple one- component phase
diagrams. We choose as the
de 115
Engineering Thermodynamics
University of California
Fall 2012
Problem set 18
Due: Friday, October 19th, in lecture
Here are two problems that relate to phase diagrams, one dealing specifically with the structure of a phase
diagram, and the other re
de 115
Engineering Thermodynamics
University of California
Fall 2012
Problem set 17
Due: Wednesday, October 17th, in lecture
In lecture, we discussed the derivation of the Clausius-Clapeyron Equation, which gives the conditions that
must be satisfied for
e 115
Engineering Thermodynamics
University of California
Fall 2012
Problem set 16
Due: Monday, October 14th, in discussion
In lecture we discussed how the chemical potential-pressure-temperature surfaces for competing phases
intersect to establish condit
e 115
Thermodynamics
University of California
Fall 2012
Problem set 15
Due: Friday, October 12th, in lecture
In an earlier problem set you looked at the melting of aluminum. We revisit this problem here, with a
slightly different end goal. It is often use
e 115
Engineering Thermodynamics
University of California
Fall 2012
Problem set 13
Due: Friday, October 5th, in lecture
In todays lecture we discussed how the enthalpy and entropy of a material would vary with temperature
and pressure, and how this would
e 115
Engineering Thermodynamics
University of California
Fall 2012
Problem set 28
Due: Friday, November 30th, in lecture
1) The Ellingham diagram compiles a great deal of thermodynamic information and conveys it is a very
compact form. The diagram is ver
e 115
Engineering Thermodynamics
University of California
Fall 2012
Problem set 14
Due: Monday, October 8th, in discussion
Gibbs provided a means of assessing the equilibrium state of a system at constant temperature and pressure.
In the next few lectures
e 115
Engineering Thermodynamics
University of California
Fall 2012
Problem set 12
Due: Wednesday, October 3rd, in lecture
You have now seen multiple examples of using the Maxwell relations, the reciprocal rule, and the cyclic rule
to translate differenti
e 115
Engineering Thermodynamics
University of California
Fall 2012
Problem set 11
Due: Friday September 28th, in lecture
In the prior two lectures, the Maxwell relations, the reciprocal rule, and the cyclic rule were shown and used
to translate different
e 115
Engineering Thermodynamics
University of California
Fall 2012
Problem set 9
Due: Friday September 21st, in lecture
The first of the two problems deals with Carnot cycles. The second problem takes what you learned in
lecture today, and applies it to
e 115
Engineering Thermodynamics
University of California
Fall 2012
Problem set 8
Due: Wednesday September 19th, in lecture
In lecture and in the notes, the point has been made that the utility of entropy as an indicator of
whether an irreversible/natural
e 115
Engineering Thermodynamics
University of California
Fall 2012
Problem set 6
Due: Wednesday, September 12th, in lecture
1.
(30 points)
A horizontal cylinder is separated into two compartments by an adiabatic, frictionless piston. One
side contains 0.