PHYS 200 - Lecture 22 - The Boltzmann Constant and First Law of Thermodynamics
Lecture 22 - The Boltzmann Constant and First Law of Thermodynamics
This lecture continues the topic of thermodynamics, exploring in greater detail what heat is, and how it is generated and measured. The Boltzmann Constant is introduced. The microscopic meaning of temperature is explained. The First Law of Thermodynamics is presented.
Wolfson and Pasachoff, Physics with Modern Physics, chapters 19-22