CBE 501
Dr. David (Qiang) WANG
Homework #1
1. (P3.5, 20 points) A horizontal cylinder 0.457 m long is divided into two parts, A and B, by a
latched piston. The volume of A is twice that of B. A contains helium at 311 K and 10.13 bar
with CV,A12.56 J/(mol
Concepts in Thermodynamics
Many of the concepts and equations in chapter 18 are simply given to you and you are asked to
accept them on faith. Here I try to fill in many of the blanks so you can acquire a deeper
understanding of thermodynamics.
The second
CBE501
Dr. David (Qiang) WANG
Homework #2
1. (15 points) Prove the following:
(1) A reversible engine must have greater efficiency than an irreversible engine working with
the same heat reservoirs.
(2) The efficiency of a reversible engine must depend on
Chap. 1: Introduction
Introduce yourself.
Thermodynamics is a funny subject. The first time you go through it, you
Go through first page of syllabus & homework instructions. dont understand it at all. The second time you go through it, you think you
under