Module 2: Kinetic Theory

Syllabus List of Modules Schedule Laboratories

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Web Material: Temperature and Thermal Expansion

bulletObjectives:
bulletAfter completing this module students will be familiar with various types of thermometers and with different temperature scales.  Students will be able to calculate the amount thermal expansion of solids and liquids due to a change in temperature.  Students will be able to use the ideal gas law to relate pressure, volume, and temperature of a gas.
bulletAdditional Material:
bulletSerway, Chapter 16
bulletAssignment:
bulletAssignment 3

 
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Web Material: Kinetic Theory and Heat

bulletObjectives:
bulletAfter completing this module students will understand the microscopic model which yields the ideal gas law.  Students will be familiar with different types of heat transfer mechanisms. 
bulletAdditional Material:
bulletSerway, Chapter 16
bulletAssignment:
bulletAssignment 4