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Watch a preview:chapter 1 / lesson 1First Law of Thermodynamics: Law of Conservation of Energy
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In this course, you'll learn the answers to questions including:
- What are some applications of the laws of thermodynamics?
- How do you convert between Celsius and Kelvin temperature units?
- What is the difference between potential and kinetic energy?
- What is the equation for the work-energy theorem?
- How do you calculate energy transfer in a reaction?
- What is the relationship between enthalpy, free energy and entropy?
- What kind of information can be found on a phase diagram?
- How do I calculate the volume or pressure of a gas?
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