UNIT 1

 Appreciate that thermodynamics is a science of energy considering its all aspects and transformations.  Understand the microscopic and macroscopic approaches of thermodynamics.  Understand and define the following terms: thermodynamic system, surrounding, boundary, and closed system, open system, isolated system, control mass, and control volume.  Distinguish between extensive and intensive properties with examples.  Understand what is meant by process and path of the process and be able to define isothermal, isobaric, isochoric processes.  Understand the quasi-static process.  Appreciate the significance of zeroth law of thermodynamics in temperature measurement.
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