Articles Posted in the " Basics of Thermodynamics " Category

  • TYPES OF ENGINES-SPARK AND COMPRESSION ENGINES

    TYPES OF ENGINES-SPARK AND COMPRESSION ENGINES

     TYPES OF ENGINES-SPARK AND COMPRESSION ENGINES There are many types of engines. Each is for a specific purpose. Petrol engine use a spark ignition cycle. Diesel engine use a compression ignition Cycle. Spark ignition is for light duty vehicles. Compression ignition is for heavy duty vehicles. Definition of an engine An engine is a device […]


  • STATES OF MATTER AND PHASE CHANGE PROCESSES

    STATES OF MATTER AND PHASE CHANGE PROCESSES

     SSTATES OF MATTER AND PHASE CHANGE PROCESSES  Differentiate between the three states of matter Solids  Liquids Gases Have fixed volume and fixed shape Have fixed volume But have variable shape Variable volume And variable shape What are the various types of phase changes? Five types of phase changes Phase change    Name of Process Practical Application […]


  • HEAT, WORK AND STEADY FLOW ENERGY EQUATION CLASS NOTES

    HEAT, WORK AND STEADY FLOW ENERGY EQUATION CLASS NOTES

    HEAT, WORK AND STEADY FLOW ENERGY EQUATION CLASS NOTES   COMPARISON BETWEEN HEAT AND WORK SIMILARITIES Sr No Heat Work 1 Form of energy Form of energy 2 Across a boundary Across a boundary 3 Cross the boundary whenever there is a change of state of a body Cross the boundary whenever there is a […]