SEE2101 Thermosciences for Energy Conversion I
Fluid Flow in Pipes
Introduction
In this experiment, you will study the head losses (pressure drops) of water flow in pipes of
different characteristics such as the diameter of the pipe and the roughness of t
SEE2101 Thermosciences for Energy Conversion I
Vapour-Compression Refrigeration
Objective
To describe the working principle of a vapour-compression refrigeration unit.
To investigate the effects of the refrigerant compressor speed and the water flow rate
SEE3103 Energy Efficiency for Buildings
Assignment 1
Due 26th September 2016
Problem 1
An air-cooled 10-ton chiller system uses refrigerant R-407C as a working fluid. The
high-side pressure and low-side pressure are monitored by pressure gauges and the
re
SEE2101 Thermosciences for Energy Conversion I
Heat Transfer Experiment
Introduction
Heat transfer is a discipline of thermosciences that concerns the exchange of thermal energy
(heat) between physical systems. A heat exchanger allows the exchange of heat
Safety Rules and Regulations
Eating, drinking and smoking are prohibited in laboratories.
All unnecessary personal belongs (bags, clothes etc.) must be stored in
the lockers provided.
Laboratory coats and safety goggles must be worn in the laboratory a
SEE 2001 Electromagnetic Principles for Energy
Engineers
Assignment 2
Due on 30/9/2015 (Wed) before 5pm
Late submission: 2/10/2015 (Fri) before 5pm, 20% will be taken off from your total score.
No work will be accepted after the late submission deadline
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Sorry to say that I have made a incorrect comment during the experiment about the
"anomaly of data point at high flow rate". During the experiment, you have found
that head losses for high flow rate tests are constantly being way below expected
level (the
SEE 3101 Thermosciences for Energy Conversion II
Assignment 1
Due: 21/09/2016 (Wednesday) at 3 pm
Late submission: 23/09/2016 (Friday) at 5 pm. 20% will be taken off from the total score
Note: Please keep the units for all the data during your calculation
AP3190/AP3290
The Structure of Thermodynamics
1
How to start approaching this useful
subject?
Do you know cooking involves principles of
thermodynamics?
2
How to start approaching this useful
subject?
Do you want to know how turbo-charged
engine works?
Thermodynamics
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To find the entropy change of this small 'universe', we add up the entropy changes
for its constituents: the surrounding room, and the ice+water.
dS universe = dS system + dS surroundings =
dQ
dQ
>0
273K 300 K
The total entropy cha
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Chapter 5 Thermodynamic properties of materials
Introduction:
The thermodynamic properties of materials are intensive quantities which are
specific to a given material, such as the specific heats, cV , and c P of materials , introd
Thermodynamics
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Introduction
What is thermodynamics? Thermodynamics is one the four fundamental fields of
theoretical physics, which are :
1. Theoretical mechanics (developed from Newton mechanics)
2. Electrodynamics (developed from electromagneti
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Chapter 7 The MaxwellBoltzmann statistics
In view of the examples in 4.3 of Chapter 6 where particles (such as dice or
tokens) are not real particles, energy was not assigned to individual particles.
However, in statistical thermod
Thermodynamics
Part II
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Statistical thermodynamicsThe Microscopic theory
Introduction
The classical theory of thermodynamics leaves certain questions unanswered:
The statistical theory can answer all these.
The Macrostates and Microstates of a the
Thermodynamics
3.3.2
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Analysis of some thermodynamic cycles(heat engine cycle)
Any heat engine cycles (thermodynamic cycle) can be constructed from the combination
of the above four processes discussed in 3.3. Here are some engines and their effic
Thermodynamics
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Chapter 2 The First law of thermodynamics
2.1
Some concepts:
thermodynamic Process, Quasi-static process, Reversible
process
A thermodynamic process may be defined as the energetic evolution of a system
proceeding from an initial s
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T
P S
2.3. Cooling by isentropic expansion (adiabatic expansion) process:
It has been pointed out earlier that thermodynamic processes can be mathematically
described by a partial derivative under specific conditions.
isentropi
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Chapter 3 Heat engines and the Second law of thermodynamics
3.1
Heat capacity (or specific heat)
Heat capacity,(also known as the specific heat) is the amount of heat energy per unit
mass required to raise the temperature by one de
Thermodynamics
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(v) Maxwell Speed Distribution -kinetic theory of gases
.
In terms of energy: the number of gas molecules in the energy range of
+ d is (Eq.7-4c on p.102):
3
V e d 3 p
kT
2
a ( ) = N 3
= N (2mkT ) e d 3 p ,
h
Z
Eq7-4g
where the pa
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Chapter 4
Thermodynamic Entropy
Introduction:
In science, the term "entropy", which means transformation in Greek, has two
distinct interpretations: one is the thermodynamic entropy in the field of physics, the
other is information
PHY 116 From Newton to Einstein
Answers to Problem Sheet 7: Time Dilation
Marked out of 20 +10
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1).
A spaceship flies past Mars with a speed of 0.978c relative to the surface of
the planet. When the spaceship is directly overhead at an altitude of 1200km
QMUL
School of Physics and Astronomy
PHY4116 From Newton to Einstein
Coursework Sheet 7: Time Dilation
Week 9 Semester A 2015
Hand in by 4pm, 30th November 2015
A1) A spaceship flies past Mars with a speed of 0.978c relative to the surface of the
planet.
A06
: Deflection of electron beam by magnetic field
Objectives:
1. Deflection of a narrow electron beam (anode voltage UA) in an almost
homogeneous magnetic field with flux density B to form a complete circular
track (radius r).
2. Investigation of the re
Modern Physics
AP3202
Semester B: 2014/15
Prerequisite
AP1201 Classical Mechanics;
AP1202 Electricity and Magnetism
Students are assumed to have been trained in
Elementary University Physics (Mechanics, Heat,
Light, Sound and Electromagnetism) before ta