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Work-Heat Equivalence

Lecture no. 7 from the course: Thermodynamics: Four Laws That Move the Universe

Work-Heat Equivalence

Taught by Professor Jeffrey C. Grossman | 29 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Science Course

Witness examples of energy transforming from one type to another—from mechanical to heat. First, see how the ideal gas law can be used to ignite a piece of cotton. Then, witness how soup can be made piping hot by rapid mixing. Also, probe the concepts of reversibility and irreversibility.

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