Thermal Physics Tutorial 4 - The Laws of Thermodynamics

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In this tutorial we will look at the Laws of Thermodynamics.  We will consider thermal equilibrium and how energy flows from hot to cold.  We will look at how work can be extracted from a heat flow.  Then we will think about the concept of absolute zero.

 

Engineering applications of the laws can be found in Engineering Physics Tutorial 3 (First Law) and Engineering Physics Tutorial 6 (Second Law).

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