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Thermodynamics: Quiz


Question 1: The results of thermodynamics are essential for other fields of physics and for chemistry, chemical engineering, ________, mechanical engineering, cell biology, biomedical engineering, materials science, and economics to name a few.
Entertainment engineeringIndustrial engineeringAerospace engineeringElectrical engineering

Question 2: The term thermodynamics was coined by ________ in 1849 to designate the science of relations between heat and power.
Michael FaradayIsaac NewtonJames Prescott JouleWilliam Thomson, 1st Baron Kelvin

Question 3: Shortly after Guericke, the Irish physicist and chemist ________ had learned of Guericke's designs and, in 1656, in coordination with English scientist Robert Hooke, built an air pump.
AtheismRobert BoyleVacuumChemistry

Question 4: A steady state process occurs without a change in the ________ of a system.
EntropyThermodynamic potentialGibbs free energyInternal energy

Question 5: Nevertheless, in 1697, based on Papin's designs, engineer ________ built the first engine.
EnglandDenis PapinNewcomen steam engineThomas Savery

Question 6: A thermodynamic meter is any device which measures any parameter of a ________.
EnthalpyThermodynamic systemThermodynamicsEnergy

Question 7: As can be derived from the energy balance equation (or Burks' equation) on a thermodynamic system there exist energetic quantities called ________, being the quantitative measure of the stored energy in the system.
Helmholtz free energyThermodynamic potentialInternal energyGibbs free energy

Question 8: The starting point for most thermodynamic considerations are the laws of thermodynamics, which postulate that ________ can be exchanged between physical systems as heat or work.

Question 9: [10] Using this pump, Boyle and Hooke noticed a correlation between ________, temperature, and volume.
Pressure measurementPressureForceVacuum

Question 10: It is wise to distinguish classical thermodynamics from ________, which is concerned with systems that are not in thermodynamic equilibrium.
Non-equilibrium thermodynamicsGibbs free energyBoltzmann constantEntropy


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