# Thermodynamics - Page 2

## Biot Number Explained: Origins, Significance, Online Calculator & In Depth Guide

March 21, 2024
What Is The Biot Number? The Biot number, a dimensionless quantity used in heat transfer calculations. It is named after the French physicist Jean-Baptiste Biot (1774–1862). The Biot number’s is used to determine how quickly heat transfers from the surface of the body to its

## Understanding Specific Heat Capacity: Calculation, Formulas, and Common Values

February 13, 2024
The concept of specific heat capacity, a fundamental principle in thermodynamics and material science, it revolves around the measurement of the amount of heat energy required to change the temperature of a unit mass of a substance by one degree Celsius (or one Kelvin). This property is intrinsic to materials and varies widely across different
February 1, 2024

## Comprehensive Guide to Temperature: Understanding, Measuring, and Converting Between Scales

Understanding Temperature: A Deep Dive into the Concept Temperature might seem like
February 8, 2024

## The Ultimate Guide to Thermal Conductivity: Calculator, Definitions, and Application

The Thermal Conductivity Calculator is designed to compute the thermal conductivity of

## Overview of The First Law of Thermodynamics and Sign Conventions of Work & Heat

First Law Of Thermodynamics The first law of thermodynamics states that: “Energy can be neither created nor destroyed but one form of
January 8, 2021

## A Breakdown | What Is An Ideal Gas?

What Is An Ideal Gas? An ideal gas (or perfect gas) conforms to the idealised relationship between temperature, volume and pressure called
January 8, 2021

## A Breakdown | What Is A Real Gas?

What is a Real Gas? Real gases are non-ideal gases, where two assumptions from the ‘kinetic model’ are not accurate: Gas molecules/atoms
January 8, 2021

## Basic Introduction | Temperature, Pressure and Equilibrium

What Is Temperature? Temperature is an objective measure of hot or cold and is measured using a thermometer. Temperature is used to
November 21, 2020

## Basic Thermodynamic Concepts And Definitions

Basic Thermodynamic Concepts Thermodynamics is a branch of physics that involves the relationship between heat, work and temperature and other forms of
August 21, 2020