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Thermodynamics : four laws that move the universe.

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What is heat? What is temperature? What is energy? What is time? When we look beneath the surface of these everyday terms to learn how scientists understand them, we encounter a realm of fundamental processes that rule the universe.

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  • ISBN: 1629970549 : (set)
  • ISBN: 9781629970547 : (set)
  • Physical Description: 4 videodiscs (ca. 720 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 course guidebook (vi, 161 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm).
  • Publisher: Chantilly, VA : Teaching Company, 2014.

Content descriptions

General Note:
24 lectures (approximately 30 minutes each) on 4 DVDs.
Course No. 1291.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Course guidebook Includes bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note:
Disc 1: Thermodynamics: what's under the hood -- Variables and the flow of energy -- Temperature: thermodynamics' first force -- Salt, soup, energy, and entropy -- The ideal gas law and a piston -- Energy transferred and conserved -- disc 2: Work-heat equivalence -- Entropy: the arrow of time -- The chemical potential -- Enthalpy, free energy, and equilibrium -- Mixing and osmotic pressure -- How materials hold heat -- disc 3: How materials respond to heat -- Phases of matter: gas, liquid, solid -- Phase diagrams: ultimate materials maps -- Properties of phases -- To mix, or not to mix? -- Melting and freezing of mixtures -- disc 4: The Carnot engine and limits of efficiency -- More engines: materials at work -- The electrochemical potential -- Chemical reactions: getting to equilibrium -- The chemical reaction quotient -- The greatest processes in the world.
Participant or Performer Note:
Lecturer: Professor Jeffrey C. Grossman, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Summary, etc.:
What is heat? What is temperature? What is energy? What is time? When we look beneath the surface of these everyday terms to learn how scientists understand them, we encounter a realm of fundamental processes that rule the universe.
System Details Note:
DVD.
DVD; all regions ; widescreen ; aspect ratio (2.40:1).
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note:
Home use only.
Copy protected.
Subject: Thermodynamics.
Gravitation.


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