Physics Physics Practice Problems Solutions Library

First Law of Thermodynamics Solutions Library

Access 8 First Law of Thermodynamics video and text solutions to help you complete your homework. Need to revisit the concept? Watch our First Law of Thermodynamics learn videos.

Browse Solutions

8 solutions

First Law of Thermodynamics

Q. As part of your job at the patent office, you are asked to evaluate the six designs shown in the figure for innovative new heat engines. (Figure 1)...

Solved • May 18, 2020

First Law of Thermodynamics

Q. The first law of thermodynamics is usually written asQ=W+ΔU.You need to look at the signs carefully; some other disciplines (chemistry, for example...

Solved • Apr 28, 2020

First Law of Thermodynamics

Q. Which of the designs violate(s) the first law of thermodynamics?

Solved • Apr 22, 2020

First Law of Thermodynamics

Q. An athlete doing push-ups performs 650 kJ of work and loses 425 kJ of heat. What is the change in the internal energy of the athlete? a) -225 KJ ...

Solved • Jun 6, 2017

First Law of Thermodynamics

Q. Consider the head-on collision of two masses, m1 = 3 kg moving to the right with speed 6 m/s and m2 = 6 kg moving to the left with speed 3 m/s. Giv...

Solved • May 16, 2017

First Law of Thermodynamics

Q. A skater pushes straight away from a wall. She pushes on the wall with a force whose magnitude is F, so the wall pushes on her with a force F (in t...

Solved • May 16, 2017

First Law of Thermodynamics

Q. The temperature of 5.0 moles of an ideal gas is increased from 100°C to 300°C. If this is done at constant volume, 3.0 x 104 J of heat energy flows...

Solved • Jan 25, 2017

First Law of Thermodynamics

Q. Six moles of a monatomic ideal gas undergo the process shown in the figure. State 1 has pressure p1 = 4.00 x 105 Pa and volume V1 = 2.00 x 10-3 m3....

Solved • Jan 25, 2017