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This text is meant to accompany class discussions. It is not everything there is to know about the basics of torque and the two conditions of equilibrium. It is meant as a prep for class. More detailed notes and examples are given in the class notes, presentations, and demonstrations (click here.)
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1 Temperature,
2 Zeroth law of thermodunamics
2 Mechanism of thermal energy transfer
3 Ideal Gas Law
4 PV-diagrams and work of the gas and surroundings
5 1st Law of Thermodynamics
6 Isobaric
6 Isochoric or Isovolumatric
6 Isothermal
6 Adiabatic
7 Thermodynamic Cycles
8 Heat Engines
  Many class notes are posted as pdf files in the Google shared class folder.
Temperature and Kinetic Energy, Zeroth Law of Thermodynamics
Ideal Gas law
Some solutions to the worksheets. These solutions contain strategies to help you to understand the answer.

by Tony Wayne ...(If you are a teacher, please feel free to use these resources in your teaching.)