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List of formulas related to Thermodynamics


The First Law Of Thermodynamics

ΔU: change in internal energy, W: work done by the system, Q: heat added into or out of the system

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Application Of First Law To Ideal Gas Laws

Volume is constant

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Pressure is constant, W’: work created by gas

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Temperature is constant

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The Second Law Of Thermodynamics

The efficiency of a cyclic heat engine

W’: work carried out per cycle(J), Q1: heat absorbed per cycle from the higher temperature(J), Q2’: heat rejected per cycle to the lower temperature(J)

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Maximum thermal efficiency

T1,T2: higher and lower temperatures

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