Ch 55: TExES Physics/Math 7-12: Thermodynamics

About This Chapter

Study thermodynamics in preparation for accurately addressing topical questions on the TExES Physics/ Mathematics 7-12 examination. Watch this chapter's video lessons online and complete its short quizzes before taking the certification assessment.

TExES Physics - Math 7-12 - Thermodynamics - Chapter Summary

The video lessons in this chapter will remind you of the laws of thermodynamics. You may have studied some of these topics in college, while others may be new to you. Learn more about thermal equilibrium and the Carnot Cycle when you watch the videos. An illustrated example will show you how to calculate the efficiency of a Carnot engine. You can also explore the steps necessary for rewriting the zeroth law of thermodynamics as you study for the TExES Physics - Math 7-12 examination. This chapter can help you to:

  • Explain the laws of thermodynamics
  • Identify the significance of the zeroth law of thermodynamics
  • Describe the adiabatic, isothermic, isochoric and isobaric processes
  • Understand the functions of the Carnot Cycle

Use these video lessons to expand the scope of your knowledge so that you can properly address physics questions when taking the TExES Physics - Math 7-12 examination. These instructor-delivered video lessons are offered online and can be accessed via your laptop, desktop or tablet. To encourage your absorption of the material, the chapter includes short self-assessment quizzes, worksheets, text transcripts and navigational video tags.

TExES Physics - Math 7-12 - Thermodynamics - Thermodynamics Objectives

There are 120 multiple questions on the computer-administered TExES Physics - Math 7-12 examination. You'll have up to five hours to complete the nine-domain assessment. Worth 39% of the entire score, the Physics domain includes questions on thermodynamics. Display your ability to understand and apply the law of thermodynamics throughout this domain as you pursue a teaching certification in Texas.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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