IB Physics .:. Go Up
Heat and Thermodynamics Syllabus
Chapters 13, 14 and 15
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Due on this class: 


1 Sept 4/5 
Welcome back!! IA Research Projects!! DIBasic Kinetics  Temperature, TE, Heat,IE DI15B  Introduction to heat engines: Q, U, W 
The Summer review of FA 13.1 and FA 14.1 


2 Sept 6/9 
DI15ELaws of Thermodynamics DI13.1Assumptions and units/Penk Challenge GWFA13.2 (13B&C) GWFA13.1, and W13.1 questions 
VF 13C  Boltzmann's Equation VF 15F  Energy Sources and Transformations



3 Sept 10/11 
SA 13.1 (first 30 minutes) VFVideos 15C1&2, Solving W = PV problems DIProcesses on PV diagrams (15D1) 
Turn in FA 13.1 


4 Sept 12/13 
GWW15A: C #2029 Work on PV GWW15B: G #14 Internal Energy GWW15B: H #1013 Adiabatic P and V GWFA 14.1, and W14.1 questions 
VF 15C1&C2  Work on PV diagrams (previously) VF 15G  Internal Energy VF 15H  Adiabatic P and V 


5 Sept16/17 
SA 14.1 (first 30 minutes) VF15I Calculating Entropy DI15J1Heat Engines Qh, Qc, W and efficiency 
Turn in FA 14.1 


6 Sept 18/19 
GWW15B: I#1618 Entropy GWW15B: J#2937 Carnot GWFA 15.1 PV Diagrams 
VF 15I  Calculating Entropy (previously) VF 15J2  Carnot Cycle 


7 Sept 20/23 
SA 15.1 (first 30 minutes) VF15D2 Solving Thermodynamics Questions DIIB Thermo Questions M1732 #9 
Turn in FA 15.1 


8 Sept 24/25 
Newton's Law of cooling lab GWIB Thermo Questions GWFA 15.2 
VF15D2  Solving Thermodynamics Questions (prev.) Turn in your IA Research Proposal 


9 Sept 26/27 
SA 15.2 (first 30 minutes) IWFinish Newton's Law of Cooling GWIB Thermo Questions 
Turn in FA 15.2 Turn in IB Thermo Questions Turn in FA 13.2 


10 Sept 30/ Oct 1 
GWW14B GWIB Heat and Energy questions 
VF 14F  Heat Transfer VF 14I  BBR and Wien VF 14J  Radiative heat transfer 


11 Oct 2/3 
GWW14B GWIB Heat and Energy questions 
VF 14K  Albedo VF 14L  Greenhouse effect 


12 Oct 4/7 
DIWind Power whiteboards GWIB Heat and Energy questions 
VF 15K  Wind Power



13 Oct 8/9 
IB Exam on Heat and Thermo 
Turn in IB Heat and Energy questions 



5 Formative/ 4 Summative Assessments: (10 pts ea) · 13.1  Ideal Gas Law · 13.2  Boltzmann's Equation (no SA) · 14.1 – Heat and calorimetry · 15.1 – PV diagrams and work · 15.2 – Carnot Cycle IB Thermo Questions IB Heat and Energy questions One IB Exam (30 pts) One Lab: · Newton’s Law of Cooling – Exponential function of temperature, data taken by computer /40 pts

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