Day
Welcome sessions
Learning to use the software for remote learning
Before classes start

Anything else?

Introduction to Gradescope

PH 423 photos permission

Why Physics?
Wednesday 9/23
Syllabus and remote learning
Thermodynamic properties
State variables

Checking for Intensiveness / Extensiveness

Extensive Internal Energy
Math Bits:
Building the PDM

Building the PDM: Instructions
Friday 9/25
Math Bits:
State variables on the PDM

group Physical Properties of the PDM

Classifying Variables as Intensive or Extensive

Spring Force Constant
Monday 9/28
Math Bits:
Derivatives are observable

group Isolength and Isoforce Stretchability on the PDM

face Derivatives Are Observable (Lecture)

face Thermodynamic Systems (Lecture)
Math Bits:
PDM Dictionary

group Name the experiment (PDM Dictionary)
Wednesday 9/30
Math Bits:
Representations for derivatives
Holding things fixed

Derivatives from Data (NIST)
LO2

Translating Contours
Math Bits:
Differentials

face Zapping with d (Lecture)
TM2
Friday 10/2
Math Bits:
The Multivariable Chain Rule
Math Bits:
Interpreting Derivatives

face Interpreting Differentials (Lecture)

Coffees and Bagels and Net Worth
LO3

Isolength and Isoforce Stretchability
Monday 10/5
Math Bits:
Systems of Equations

group The Isothermal Bulk Modulus

Paramagnet (multiple solutions)
Wednesday 10/7
Math Bits:
Chain Rule Diagrams

face Chain Rules (Lecture)
TM1
Friday 10/9
Ice calorimetry lab

Microwave ice calorimetry lab questions
Monday 10/12
First and Second Laws of thermodynamics
Wednesday 10/14
Second Law

Adiabatic Compression
LO5

Bottle in a Bottle

Bottle in a Bottle 2
Friday 10/16
Discuss free expansion
Melting ice activity

face Heat Capacity and Entropy

group Melting Ice Lab

Melting ice lab questions
LO2
LO4
LO6
LO7
Monday 10/19
Changing entropy
Heat and Work
Wednesday 10/21
Midterm review

face Energy and Entropy Midterm Review

face Energy and Entropy midterm equation sheet

face PH 423 Differentials Review

Midterm practice

Midterm practice

Midterm practice

Midterm practice
Friday 10/23
MIDTERM
Monday 10/26
Math Bits:
Internal energy on PDM

face Internal Energy on the PDM (Lecture)
Math Bits:
Cycles

PDM Elevator (Student Data)
Wednesday 10/28
Engines and Fridges

face Other views of the Second Law

face Heat Engines

Heat Pump

Power from the Ocean

Power Plant on a River

Violating the Second Law
Friday 10/30
Monday 11/2
Thermodynamics practice

face Ideal Gas

group Analyzing a Simple Cycle Using a \(p V\) Curve

Hot Metal Cube

Isothermal/Adiabatic Compressibility

NonIdeal Gas

Plastic Rod
LO4
LO5
LO6
LO7
Wednesday 11/4

face Finding entropy review
Friday 11/6
Math Bits
Legendre transformations

group Legendre Transformations on the PDM

Bungee

Helmholtz Free Energy of a Van Der Waals Gas
LO6

Temperature Change of an Ideal Gas

Using Gibbs Free Energy
Monday 11/9
Thermodynamic potentials
Maxwell Relations

face Thermodynamic Potentials

face Maxwell relations
Remember to make Ideal gas internal energy homework not optional for next year.

Ideal gas internal energy
LO6
Wednesday 11/11
VETERANS DAY HOLIDAY
Friday 11/13
Thermodynamics Practice

group Name the experiment (Maxwell relations)
\begin{align*}\left(\frac{\partial {S}}{\partial {V}}\right)_{T} \quad
\left(\frac{\partial {S}}{\partial {V}}\right)_{p}\end{align*}
Move plastic rod to the next HW for next year.
Monday 11/16
Black Body Radiation

face Thermodynamics of black body radiation

face Review of Thermodynamics

face Quasistatic Revisited

group Black Body Objects
Wednesday 11/18
Thermodynamics and statistics
Statistical Approach

face Thermo and Statistics Intro

face The fairness function

group Demonstrating Extensivity in the Fairness Function
Friday 11/20
Statistical Approach

face Maximizing fairness (least bias)

face Thermodynamic properties from the Boltzmann factor

Boltzmann probabilities

Diatomic hydrogen
LO8

Gas in the atmosphere
LO8

Heat capacity for particle in a box
LO8

Nucleus in a Magnetic Field
LO6
Monday 11/23
Using the Boltzmann factor

group Interstellar medium
Wednesday 11/25
Review
Also taking physics out of integrals
Friday 11/27
DAY AFTER THANKSGIVING
Monday 11/30
Statistical mechanics of air

face Quantum Spectra

face Diatomic ideal gas

group Internal Energy of a Diatomic Ideal Gas
Wednesday 12/2
Statistical mechanics of air

face Recap of activity

face Limiting Cases
Friday 12/4
Finish Statistical mechanics of air
Tuesday 12/8
Final exam

Defect states

Gibbs free energy

Hot computer

Ideal gas cycle
LO6
LO7