Thermal Physics
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 How does one convert from fahrenheit (F) to Celsius (C)?

T(F)=(9/5)T(C)+32
fahrenheit = (9/5)Celsius plus 32.  How does one convert from Celsius to Kelvins (K)?
 T(K) = T(C)+273 (rounded)
 What does the symbol Q stand for in thermal physics?
 Amount of heat is represented by Q.
 What does the symbol c stand for in thermal physics?
 C is the specific heat of a material.

What is the euqation that connects the amount of heat with a temperature?
In other words, how much heat does a material have with a specific temperature? 
Q=mcâ–²T
Heat (in joules) is mass * specific heat * change in temperature.  What equation gives us the heat required to change the phase of an object?

Q=mL
where L is the latent heat of transormation.  What equation tells us how much an object expands?

â–²L = Î±(Li)â–²T
change in length = Î± (coefficient of linear expansion) * initial length * change in temperature.  What equation gives us the change in volume?

â–²V = Î²(Vi)â–²T
change in volume = Î² (coefficient of colume expansion) * initial volume * change in temperature  Equation to find pressure?

P = F/A
Pressure = Force/Area
P is measures in pascals (N/m²)  What is the Ideal Gas Law?

PV = nRT
Tip: remember by its name: PivNirt.  Equation for velocity of gas molecules?

v = sqrrt[(3RT)/M]
velocity = square root of three * R * Temperature / Molecular Mass  Work is done when volume changes. What is the equation to find work?
 W = Pâ–²V
 If volume is constant, then the energy needed to change the temperature of a certain # of moles is...

Q = n(Cv)â–²T
where Cv is the molar heat capacity at constant volume  If pressure is constant, then the energy needed to change the temperature of a certain # of moles is...

Q = n(Cv)â–²T
where Cv is the molar heat capacity at constant pressure  Change in Potential Energy =
 â–²U = Q  W
 How do you find the efficiency of an engine?

1) W=QhQc
2) e=W/Qh