 15.1: Describe the photo of the tea kettle at the beginning of this secti...
 15.2: The first law of thermodynamics and the conservation of energy, as ...
 15.3: Heat transfer Q and work done W are always energy in transit, where...
 15.4: How do heat transfer and internal energy differ? In particular, whi...
 15.5: If you run down some stairs and stop, what happens to your kinetic ...
 15.6: Give an explanation of how food energy (calories) can be viewed as ...
 15.7: Identify the type of energy transferred to your body in each of the...
 15.8: A great deal of effort, time, and money has been spent in the quest...
 15.9: One method of converting heat transfer into doing work is for heat ...
 15.10: Would the previous question make any sense for an isochoric process...
 15.11: We ordinarily say that U = 0 for an isothermal process. Does this a...
 15.12: The temperature of a rapidly expanding gas decreases. Explain why i...
 15.13: Which cyclical process represented by the two closed loops, ABCFA a...
 15.14: A real process may be nearly adiabatic if it occurs over a very sho...
 15.15: It is unlikely that a process can be isothermal unless it is a very...
 15.16: Imagine you are driving a car up Pike's Peak in Colorado. To raise ...
 15.17: Is a temperature difference necessary to operate a heat engine? Sta...
 15.18: Definitions of efficiency vary depending on how energy is being con...
 15.19: Whyother than the fact that the second law of thermodynamics says r...
 15.20: Think about the drinking bird at the beginning of this section (Fig...
 15.21: Can improved engineering and materials be employed in heat engines ...
 15.22: Does the second law of thermodynamics alter the conservation of ene...
 15.23: Explain why heat pumps do not work as well in very cold climates as...
 15.24: In some Northern European nations, homes are being built without he...
 15.25: Why do refrigerators, air conditioners, and heat pumps operate most...
 15.26: Grocery store managers contend that there is less total energy cons...
 15.27: Can you cool a kitchen by leaving the refrigerator door open?
 15.28: A woman shuts her summer cottage up in September and returns in Jun...
 15.29: Consider a system with a certain energy content, from which we wish...
 15.30: Does a gas become more orderly when it liquefies? Does its entropy ...
 15.31: Explain how water's entropy can decrease when it freezes without vi...
 15.32: Is a uniformtemperature gas more or less orderly than one with sev...
 15.33: Give an example of a spontaneous process in which a system becomes ...
 15.34: What is the change in entropy in an adiabatic process? Does this im...
 15.35: Does the entropy of a star increase or decrease as it radiates? Doe...
 15.36: Explain why a building made of bricks has smaller entropy than the ...
 15.37: Explain why a building made of bricks has smaller entropy than the ...
 15.38: Suppose you have an ideal refrigerator that cools an environment at...
 15.39: What is the best coefficient of performance possible for a hypothet...
 15.40: In a very mild winter climate, a heat pump has heat transfer from a...
 15.41: (a) What is the best coefficient of performance for a heat pump tha...
 15.42: (a) What is the best coefficient of performance for a refrigerator ...
 15.43: Suppose you want to operate an ideal refrigerator with a cold tempe...
 15.44: An ideal heat pump is being considered for use in heating an enviro...
 15.45: A 4ton air conditioner removes 5.06107 J (48,000 British thermal u...
 15.46: Show that the coefficients of performance of refrigerators and heat...
 15.47: (a) On a winter day, a certain house loses 5.00108 J of heat to the...
 15.48: On a hot summer day, 4.00106 J of heat transfer into a parked car t...
 15.49: A hot rock ejected from a volcano's lava fountain cools from 1100 C...
 15.50: When 1.60105 J of heat transfer occurs into a meat pie initially at...
 15.51: The Sun radiates energy at the rate of 3.801026 W from its 5500 C s...
 15.52: (a) In reaching equilibrium, how much heat transfer occurs from 1.0...
 15.53: What is the decrease in entropy of 25.0 g of water that condenses o...
 15.54: Find the increase in entropy of 1.00 kg of liquid nitrogen that sta...
 15.55: A large electrical power station generates 1000 MW of electricity w...
 15.56: (a) How much heat transfer occurs from 20.0 kg of 90.0 C water plac...
 15.57: Using Table 15.4, verify the contention that if you toss 100 coins ...
 15.58: What percent of the time will you get something in the range from 6...
 15.59: (a) If tossing 100 coins, how many ways (microstates) are there to ...
 15.60: (a) What is the change in entropy if you start with 100 coins in th...
 15.61: (a) What is the change in entropy if you start with 10 coins in the...
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