A-level Chemistry/AQA/Module 5/Thermodynamics

The Fundamentals of ThermodynamicsEdit

  1. Temperature and the Zeroth Law
  2. Energy, Work, Heat and the First Law
  3. Thermal Machines and the Original Scope of Thermodynamics
  4. Entropy, the Second and the Third Law

The Microcanonical EnsembleEdit

  1. States of a Brick
  2. Second Law of Thermodynamics
  3. Microcanonical Ensemble
  4. Thermodynamic Temperature

The Canonical EnsembleEdit

  1. Two Bricks in Thermal Contact
  2. Partition Function
  3. Specific Heat
  4. Entropy and Heat Conduction

The Grand Canonical EnsembleEdit

  1. Chemical Potential
  2. Grand Canonical Wnsemble
  3. Fermi and Bose Statistics

Critical PhenonomenaEdit

  1. Phase Transitions

The Ideal Gas and Heat EnginesEdit

  1. Ideal Gas
  2. Slow and Fast Expansions
  3. Heat Engines
  4. Perpetual Motion Machines

Further ReadingEdit

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