Lecture 24 - The Second Law of Thermodynamics (cont.) and Entropy

author: Ramamurti Shankar, Department of Applied Physics, School of Engineering and Applied Science, Yale University
recorded by: Yale University
published: June 3, 2010,   recorded: December 2006,   views: 6357
released under terms of: Creative Commons Attribution No Derivatives (CC-BY-ND)
Categories

See Also:

Download Video - generic video source Download yalephys200f06_shankar_lec24_01.mov (Video - generic video source 874.0 MB)

Download Video Download yalephys200f06_shankar_lec24_01.flv (Video 259.2 MB)


Help icon Streaming Video Help

Related Open Educational Resources

Related content

Report a problem or upload files

If you have found a problem with this lecture or would like to send us extra material, articles, exercises, etc., please use our ticket system to describe your request and upload the data.
Enter your e-mail into the 'Cc' field, and we will keep you updated with your request's status.
Lecture popularity: You need to login to cast your vote.
  Bibliography

Description

The focus of the lecture is the concept of entropy. Specific examples are given to calculate the entropy change for a number of different processes. Boltzmann's microscopic formula for entropy is introduced and used to explain irreversibility.

Reading assignment:

Wolfson and Pasachoff, Physics with Modern Physics, chapters 19-22.

Resources: Problem Set 12 [PDF] Problem Set 12 Solutions [PDF] Sample Final Examination [PDF] Sample Final Examination Solutions [PDF]

Link this page

Would you like to put a link to this lecture on your homepage?
Go ahead! Copy the HTML snippet !

Reviews and comments:

Comment1 CHETAN SHIVSING KAHATE, March 3, 2016 at 9:43 a.m.:

Thanks to Yale university...
lectures on thermodynamics by Mr.Shankar has given me inspiration to study the subject in depth..

Chetan

Write your own review or comment:

make sure you have javascript enabled or clear this field: