Thermodynamics - Four Laws That Move the Universe

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Thermodynamics
Four Laws That Move the Universe

2014

Thermodynamics is the branch of science that deals with the movement of heat. Nothing seems simpler, but nothing is more subtle and wide-ranging in its effects. And nothing has had a more profound impact on the development of...

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Jeffrey C. Grossman
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In This Series

Thermodynamics - What's under the Hood
Episode 1
Thermodynamics - What's under the Hood
Variables and the Flow of Energy
Episode 2
Variables and the Flow of Energy
Temperature - Thermodynamics' First Force
Episode 3
Temperature - Thermodynamics' First Force
Salt, Soup, Energy, and Entropy
Episode 4
Salt, Soup, Energy, and Entropy
The Ideal Gas Law and a Piston
Episode 5
The Ideal Gas Law and a Piston
Energy Transferred and Conserved
Episode 6
Energy Transferred and Conserved
Work-Heat Equivalence
Episode 7
Work-Heat Equivalence
Entropy - The Arrow of Time
Episode 8
Entropy - The Arrow of Time
The Chemical Potential
Episode 9
The Chemical Potential
Enthalpy, Free Energy, and Equilibrium
Episode 10
Enthalpy, Free Energy, and Equilibrium
Mixing and Osmotic Pressure
Episode 11
Mixing and Osmotic Pressure
How Materials Hold Heat
Episode 12
How Materials Hold Heat
How Materials Respond to Heat
Episode 13
How Materials Respond to Heat
Phases of Matter - Gas, Liquid, Solid
Episode 14
Phases of Matter - Gas, Liquid, Solid
Phase Diagrams - Ultimate Materials Maps
Episode 15
Phase Diagrams - Ultimate Materials Maps
Properties of Phases
Episode 16
Properties of Phases
To Mix, or Not to Mix?
Episode 17
To Mix, or Not to Mix?
Melting and Freezing of Mixtures
Episode 18
Melting and Freezing of Mixtures
The Carnot Engine and Limits of Efficiency
Episode 19
The Carnot Engine and Limits of Efficiency
More Engines - Materials at Work
Episode 20
More Engines - Materials at Work
The Electrochemical Potential
Episode 21
The Electrochemical Potential
Chemical Reactions - Getting to Equilibrium
Episode 22
Chemical Reactions - Getting to Equilibrium
The Chemical Reaction Quotient
Episode 23
The Chemical Reaction Quotient
The Greatest Processes in the World
Episode 24
The Greatest Processes in the World