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Physics II (Heat - Thermodynamics)

General

Code: ΓΘΥ202
Semester: 2
Hrs/week: 5
ECTS Credits: 8

Content

Heat, temperature. Thermometers, the ideal gas temperature scale. Reversible and irreversible process. Ideal gasses, equation of state, thermal motion of molecules, the Maxwell distribution. The Van der Waals gas. The first law of thermodynamics, work, heat, heat capacity calorimetry. Processes of an ideal gas. Second law of thermodynamics. Heat engines, Carnot cycle. Absolute thermodynamic temperature scale. Entropy. Electric charge, Coulomb’s law, electric field. Gauss’s theorem. Conductors, capacity, capacitors. Dielectrics, the electric displacement vector. Electric current, electromotive force, Ohm’s law, resistance. Electric circuits, energy and power of current. Multiloop circuits. Kirchhoff’s rules. RC-circuit. Magnetic field. The Biot-Savart law. Interaction of currents, definition of the unit Ampere. The Lorentz force. Gauss’s law, Ampere’s law. Faraday’s law of electromagnetic induction. Equivalent electric field. Induced E.M.F. by a time-varying magnetic field. Self-induction, mutual induction. Time-varying electric field, displacement current. Maxwell’s equations in the integral form.

Suggested literature:

Additional suggested literature:

  • Equilibrium Thermodynamics (C.J. Adkins, Cambridge University Press)
  • Modern Thermodynamics, From Heat Engines to Dissipative Structures (Dilip Kondepudi, Ilya Prigoogine) John Wiley & Sons.
  • Πανεπιστημιακή φυσική Με σύγχρονη φυσική, (Hugh D. Young, Roger A. Freedman), Τόμος Γ': Θερμοδυναμική-σύγχρονη φυσική. (Εκδόσεις Παπαζήση, 2012)

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