Definition of specific heat; Q=mcδ T; examples from human body, food consumption, bike-riding.
Definition, with demonstrations of crank to brighten bulbs and of acid battery cells.
Discussion of world power consumption; feasibility of solar power; nuclear power and radioactive china.
Discussion of limited availability of fossil fuels; fusion power; demonstration of glowing balls.
General properties of fluids; temperature defined; heat and temperature; pressure defined; pressure versus height; buoyancy forces; Bernoulli's equation.
Ideal gas law defined (pV = nRT = NkT); work and heat as processes leading to changes of state; gas properties; kinematics and dynamics of gas molecules; degrees of freedom of motion for gas molecule; equipartition theorem; derivation of ideal gas law; ideal atmosphere and isothermal atmosphere.
Definition of a calorie; thermometric property and calibration of a thermistor; mechanical equivalent of heat experiments; heat capacity of water; specific heat of water experiments.
Heat and temperature defined; concept of state variable defined; heat, work, and the first law of thermodynamics; thermodynamic cycles; heat engines and efficiency; carnot limit; second law of thermodynamics defined.
Computing the work done and calories burned by a cyclist.