Articles Posted in the " Basics of Thermodynamics " Category

  • MCQ ON INTRODUCTION TO THE THERMODYNAMICS

    MCQ ON INTRODUCTION TO THE THERMODYNAMICS

    MCQ ON INTRODUCTION TO THE THERMODYNAMICS Temperature is a (a) Derived quantity (b) Supplementary quantity © Fundamental quantity None ANS: © A closed thermodynamic system involves the use of (a) Only mass (b) Only Energy (c) Mass and energy (d) None ANS: (d) A thermodynamic system is a (a) 3 dimensional space (b) 2- dimensional […]



  • THERMODYNAMIC–THERMOMETRY——–MEASUREMENT OF TEMPERATURE

    THERMODYNAMIC–THERMOMETRY——–MEASUREMENT OF TEMPERATURE

    THERMODYNAMIC–THERMOMETRY——–MEASUREMENT OF TEMPERATURE THERMOMETRY——–MEASUREMENT OF TEMPERATURE   Thermometry is a device to measure temperature with precision. Accurate Temperature measurement is vital to industrial processes such as steel manufacture, monitoring in transport, food storage, health and safety devices. Principle of thermometry Zeroth law of thermodynamics i.e. two bodies in thermal equilibrium have the same temperature. Two […]



  • Thermodynamic working fluids and Thermodynamic Devices

    Thermodynamic working fluids and Thermodynamic Devices

    Thermodynamic working fluids and Thermodynamic Devices Thermodynamic working fluids Water It is used in boilers, pumps and water turbines. Vapor Vapor is used in nozzles, steam engines, steam turbines, refrigeration and air conditioners. Air Air is used in compressors and air conditioning. Refrigerants Refrigerants like R-22, R-134a and R-717 are used in refrigeration and air […]






  • * Definition of an engine and various types of engines

    * Definition of an engine and various types of engines

    Definition of an engine and various types of engines ENGINE Definition of an engine An engine is a device which does two functions (i)Produces motion (produces power) as in a scooter/bike, car, bus, train and aircraft (ii) Produces electricity as in generators and vehicles An engine is also a prime mover.    TYPES OF ENGINES […]