جامعة الملك عبدالعزيز

KING ABDULAZIZ UNIVERSITY

physics department

PHYS 221

 

6

Course No.

Course Title

No. of Units

Pre-requisites

Th.

Pr.

Credit

PHYS 221

Thermodynamics

2

-

2

PHYS 203, MATH 202

 

Objectives of the course :

This course aims at teaching the principles of heat and thermodynamics and their applications .

 

Course Description :

Basic principles of thermodynamics, First law of thermodynamics, Specific heat for ideal gases, Carnet's cycle, Entropy and equilibrium, Chemical potential, Maxwell's equations, Properties of pure materials, Change of Phase, Clausius-Clay Peron equation, Vapor pressure, Kinetic theory of gases, Principle of eguipartition of energy, Specific heat capacity of solids .

 

Main text books :

Thermodynamics, kinetic theory and statistical thermodynamics by F.W.Sears and G. L Salinger , John Wiley, 1975.

 

Subsidiary books :

Fundamentals of Classical thermodynamics by Wylen and Sonntag . 

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