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Name: Introduction to Thermodynamics
ID: m42231
Language: English (en)
Keywords: Adiabatic, Carnot cycle, Carnot efficiency, Carnot engine, Change in internal energy, Closed system, Coefficient of performance, Conservation of energy, Cyclical process, Disorder, Dissipative processes, Efficiency, Energy efficiency rating, Entropy, First law of thermodynamics, Four-stroke engine, Heat death, Heat engine, Heat pump, Heat transfer, Ideal engine, Internal combustion engine, Internal energy, Irreversible process, Isobaric, Isochoric, Isothermal, Macrostate, Metabolism, Microstate, Otto cycle, PV diagram, Reversible process, Second law of thermodynamics, Statistical analysis, Thermodynamic process, Work
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Latest version: 1.3 (history)
First publication date: Dec 29, 2011 1:37 pm -0600
Last revision to module: Jun 6, 2012 1:24 pm -0500


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Version: 1.1 Dec 29, 2011 1:38 pm -0600 by OSC Physics Maintainer
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