Thermodynamics

A.Y. 2017/2018
6
Max ECTS
52
Overall hours
SSD
FIS/01 FIS/07
Language
Italian
Learning objectives
Basic laws of Thermodynamics, heat, temperature, internal energy, entropy, thermodynamic potentials. Example cases. Elementary models for phase transitions. Classical statistical mechanics.
Expected learning outcomes
Undefined
Course syllabus and organization

CORSO A

Responsible
Lesson period
Second semester
Course syllabus
THERMODYNAMICS

1) Heat, time arrow.
2) Kinetic theory of gases.
3) Statics and dynamics of fluids.
4) Classical statistical mechanics, statistical equilibrium, temperature, ideal gas, thermometers, zeroth law of thermodynamics.
5) Fundamental postulate of thermodynamics. Entropy.
6) Thermodynamic processes, reversibility.
7) First law of thermodynamics.
8) Second and third law of thermodynamics, calorimetric coefficients. Heat engines.
9) Thermodynamic potentials, properties of extensive parameters.
10) Evolution and determination of equilibrium in isolated systems.
11) Evolution and determination of equilibrium in interacting systems.
12) Conditions for stable equilibrium.
13) Pure and homogeneous fluids.
14) Equations of state, ideal gas and real gas, interactions between molecules.
15) Van der Waals equation of state.
16) Coexistence and phase transitions of pure substances; Clausius-Clapeyron equation.
17) Theoretical analysis of phase transitions with thermodynamic potentials and equations of state. Response functions.
18) Blackbody radiation.
19) Heat transfer.
FIS/01 - EXPERIMENTAL PHYSICS - University credits: 0
FIS/07 - APPLIED PHYSICS - University credits: 0
Practicals: 20 hours
Lessons: 32 hours
Professor: Rossi Giorgio

CORSO B

Lesson period
Second semester
Course syllabus
THERMODYNAMICS


1) Heat, time arrow.
2) Kinetic theory of gases.
3) Statics and dynamics of fluids.
4) Classical statistical mechanics, statistical equilibrium, temperature, ideal gas, thermometers, zeroth law of thermodynamics.
5) Fundamental postulate of thermodynamics. Entropy.
6) Thermodynamic processes, reversibility.
7) First law of thermodynamics.
8) Second and third law of thermodynamics, calorimetric coefficients. Heat engines.
9) Thermodynamic potentials, properties of extensive parameters.
10) Evolution and determination of equilibrium in isolated systems.
11) Evolution and determination of equilibrium in interacting systems.
12) Conditions for stable equilibrium.
13) Pure and homogeneous fluids.
14) Equations of state, ideal gas and real gas, interactions between molecules.
15) Van der Waals equation of state.
16) Coexistence and phase transitions of pure substances; Clausius-Clapeyron equation.
17) Theoretical analysis of phase transitions with thermodynamic potentials and equations of state. Response functions.
18) Blackbody radiation.
19) Heat transfer.
FIS/01 - EXPERIMENTAL PHYSICS - University credits: 0
FIS/07 - APPLIED PHYSICS - University credits: 0
Practicals: 20 hours
Lessons: 32 hours
Professor: Lascialfari Alessandro
Professor(s)
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