RF03 - Thermodynamics

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RF03 - Thermodynamics Areas covered in this module:

Laws Heat, Energy & Temperature Specific Heat & Specific Quantity Methods of Heat Transfer Measuring Temperature Summary Quiz Topic Aim To explain the first and second law of thermodynamics, the relationship between heat energy and temperature, specific heat & heat quantity, methods of heat transfer and temperature scales.

Topic Objectives By the end of this topic you will be able to:

Explain the First and Second Laws of Thermodynamics Define the terms Sensible Heat, Latent Heat and Superheat Define and Calculate Enthalpy Define Specific Heat and Calculate the heat quantity of a substance required to bring about a specified temperature change Explain the heat transfer processes of Conduction, Convection and Radiation and how they differ Explain the units for measuring temperature and the concept of Absolute Temperature Pre-requisite Study None