Physics 1135 (Engineering Physics I)

Lecture 30: Thermodynamic Cycles

Objectives: In this lecture, students will learn to
  • apply the First Law of Thermodynamics to cyclic processes
  • define efficiency
  • analyze the Carnot Cycle
  • formulate the 2nd Law of Thermodynamics
Lecture Notes:

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Introduction lec30_1.mp4
Cycles lec30_2.mp4 with captions
Second Law lec30_3.mp4 with captions
Carnot Cycle lec30_4.mp4 with captions
Efficiency lec30_5.mp4 with captions

Homework assignment: HW #30