Chapter 1: Fundamental Concepts of Thermodynamics
Questions on Concepts
Q1.1) The location of the boundary between the system and the surroundings is a choice that
must be made by the thermodynamicist. Consider a beaker of boiling water in an airtight roo

Chapter 2: Heat, Work, Internal Energy, Enthalpy, and the
First Law of Thermodynamics
Problem numbers in italics indicate that the solution is included in the
Students Solutions Manual.
Questions on Concepts
Q2.1) Electrical current is passed through a re

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Answers to assigned problems in Engel and Reid
Assignment # 1
Q1.1 copper > concrete > cork > vacuum
Q1.6 open, closed
Q1.7 modified (i) a movable adiabatic wall, (ii) a rigid fixed wall made of a
heat conducting material like copper
P1.4 O2 : 0.517, CO2

CHEM2011
Introduction to Thermodynamics
Lecture 10 Chapter 3.2, 3.3, 3.5
Today:
1) Dependence of U on V and T
2) Internal pressure, Joules second law
3) Deriving Mayers equation
Lecture 10 October 13, 2016
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Lecture 10 October 13, 2016
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Very useful equat

CHEM2011
Introduction to Thermodynamics
Lecture 7 Chapter 2 (2.6, 2.8, 2.9, 2.10),
part of 3.1
Today:
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State vs path functions (2.6)
Mathematical properties of state functions (3.1)
Calculating P-V work in reversible vs irreversible processe

CHEM2011
Introduction to Thermodynamics
Lecture 2 1.2, finish 1.4
Lecture 3 Finish Chapter 1 (1.5)
Today:
1) Partial pressure/mole fraction in ideal gas
2) an de Waals e uation of state (didnt get to it - will do next time)
3) Practice problems
Notes: Cal

CHEM2011
Introduction to Thermodynamics
Lecture 4 Chapter 1 (1.5), Chapter 2 (2.1, 2.2, 2.3)
Today:
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Very brief intro to real gases
Real gas equations of state
van der Waals forces
First law of TD
Heat and work
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CHEM2011
Introduction to Thermodynamics
Lecture 9 Chapter 3.1
Today:
1) Useful rules for working with partial derivatives
2) Deriving volumetric thermal expansion coefficient and
isothermal compressibility
3) Practice problems from Chapter 2
Midterm 1 cha

CHEM2011
Introduction to Thermodynamics
Lecture 8 Finish Chapter 2 (2.9, 2.10, 2.11)
Today:
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Enthalpy (2.9)
Calculations of U, H, q, and w for various processes (2.10)
Adiabatic expansion and compression
Golden rules
Practice problems
Projec

CHEM2011
Introduction to Thermodynamics
Lecture 6 Chapter 2 (finish 2.5, 2.6, 2.7, 2.8)
Today:
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Heat capacity rules for gases
Heat capacity in various phases
Relationship between Cv and Cp
State vs path functions (didnt get to these )
Equ

CHM 346 Physical Chemistry II, Spring 2008
Problem Set 8 Solutions
Problems from Chapter 5 of Engel and Reid:
P5.5) Calculate S if the temperature of 1 mol of an ideal gas with CV = 3/2R is
increased from 150 to 350 K under conditions of (a) constant pres

Multiple Choice Questions (9 marks, 1 mark each)
1. Which of the following is n_o_t a true statement?
A) Dioxanes are sixmembered ring ethers.
B) Furans are fivemembered ring ethers.
C) Epoxides are three-membered ring ethers.
@Oxetanes are five-membered

CHEM2011 Fall16
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Useful equations of Chapter 2
General Equations
U = Usurr
dq = CdT
H = U + PV
When there is no chemical rxn or phase change
.
U = q + w
When the only work is PV work . . .
w =
Z
U = qV
H = qP
1
PextdV
For ideal gases . . .
PV
xi
U
H
H
CP,m
=
=
=
=
=
=
nR

CHEM 2011: Fall 2016
Format of Final Exam:
Exam will be printed as two separate papers.
Part A: Chapter 1- Chapter 3: Please contact Dr. Kyle Belozerov for details or concerns.
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CHEM 2011.03
Introduction to Thermodynamics
Fall 2015
Lecture 3
Thursday, 17 September 2015
Review : Lecture 2
intensive property: defined locally
extensive property: defined only globally
Kinetic Molecular Theory of Gases
N: number of molecules
m: their

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Test Topics
22-09-2015 Tuesday
Calculus test
Location:
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starting with A - M
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starting with N- Z
08-10-2015 Thursday
Test 1
Location:
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starting with A - M

CHEM 2011.03
Introduction to Thermodynamics
Fall 2015
Lecture 4
Thursday, 24 September 2015
Review : Lecture 3
Equation of state and Ideal gas law
Illustration of the relationship between
pressure and volume of 0.010 mol of He
for fixed values of temperat

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CHEM 2011.03
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CHEM 2011.03
Introduction to Thermodynamics
Fall 2015
Lecture 7
Tuesday, 6 October 2015
Review : Lecture 6
W on system: changing Esys from a Molecular
level Perspective
Only 1 He atom; 1 D container; T=0.20 K const
Length is reduced to half, compression;

CHEM2011
Introduction to Thermodynamics
Lecture 5 Chapter 2 (2.4, 2.5)
Today:
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Internal energy from a molecular perspective
Quantized energy levels
Degrees of freedom (didnt get to them )
Heat capacity
Practice problems
Lecture 5 September 2

WECLOME to
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Attend lectures and take notes

Useful Equations
Gas constant R= 8.314 JK-1 mol-1
= 8.314 L.kPa.K-1 mol -1
= 0.08206 L.atm.K-1 mol-1
PV= nRT
=8.314x10-2 L.bar.K-1 mol-1
1.00 bar= 1.000 x 105 Pa
xi = ni/n = Pi/P
U = - Usurr
U = q + w
H = U + PV
Cp,m = Cv, m + R
dq = C dT
U = qv U = Cv T