Define the following and describe their relationship:
· Potential Energy
· Kinetic Energy
Describe the following types of thermodynamic systems:
· Isolated system
· Open system
· Closed system
Describe the following terms concerning thermodynamic processes:
· Thermodynamic process
· Cyclic process
· Reversible process
· Irreversible process
· Adiabatic process
· Isentropic process
· Throttling process
· Polytropic process
Discuss the First Law of Thermodynamics.
Discuss the Second Law of Thermodynamics.
1.24 Personnel shall demonstrate familiarity level knowledge of basic heat transfer and
fluid flow concepts and theories.
Supporting Knowledge and/or Skills
Using the ideal gas law discuss the relationship between pressure, temperature, and
Describe when a fluid may be considered to be incompressible.
Describe the effects of pressure and temperature changes on confined fluids.
Describe the difference between heat and temperature, and heat and work.
Describe the three modes of heat transfer.
Describe how the density of a fluid varies with temperature.
Define the term buoyancy.