Compulsory

Physics II (Heat - Thermodynamics)

CODE
ΓΘΥ202
SEMESTER
2
HOURS per WEEK
5
ECTS CREDITS
8  (Erasmus+ course)
INSTRUCTORS

George Dimitrakopulos

Nikolaos Fragkis

Christos Lioutas

Dimitrios Tassis

Nikolaos Vouroutzis

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.

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