## Fluids

General properties of fluids; temperature defined; heat and temperature; pressure defined; pressure versus height; buoyancy forces; Bernoulli's equation.

8.01L

*Physics I: Classical Mechanics*, Fall 2005

Dr. George Stephans

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## Kinetic Theory and Ideal Gas

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.

8.01T

*Physics I*, Fall 2004

Dr. Peter Dourmashkin, Prof. J. David Litster, Prof. David Pritchard, Prof. Bernd Surrow

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## Mechanical Equivalent of Heat

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.

8.01T

*Physics I*, Fall 2004

Dr. Peter Dourmashkin, Prof. J. David Litster, Prof. David Pritchard, Prof. Bernd Surrow

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## Thermodynamics Review

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.

8.01T

*Physics I*, Fall 2004

Dr. Peter Dourmashkin, Prof. J. David Litster, Prof. David Pritchard, Prof. Bernd Surrow

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## Burning Calories

Computing the work done and calories burned by a cyclist.

*Physics I*, Fall 2004

Dr. Peter Dourmashkin, Prof. J. David Litster, Prof. David Pritchard, Prof. Bernd Surrow

**Course Material Related to This Topic:**

- Complete practice problem 3
- Check solution to practice problem 3

## Energy Transformation

Temperature increase in the body of a runner using specific heat.

*Physics I*, Fall 2004

Dr. Peter Dourmashkin, Prof. J. David Litster, Prof. David Pritchard, Prof. Bernd Surrow

**Course Material Related to This Topic:**

- Complete exam problem A1
- Check solution to exam problem A1