Climate Change, Electric Power, Energy, Fuel, Renewable Energy, Wind Electric Power Generation

Thermodynamics is a branch of physics concerned with Heat & Work

History of thermodynamics

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Reason for thermodynamics: #PoliticalEconomy http://goo.gl/0dVsT  of 19 Century & quest for fuel efficiency:

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Definition of the science of thermodynamics:

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The above is also known as “Engineering thermodynamics”.

There is also the “Chemical Thermodynamics”:

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Thermodynamics is concerned with interactions between  systems:

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Thermodynamics is concerned with the “before” & “after” of a process:

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There are three laws in thermodynamics each covering a specific property:

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Basic terms in thermodynamics:

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