Thermodynamics I Interactive Simulations

Simulations whose names are in blue will play in most browsers, but most were programmed in Mathematica, and the CDF versions, which can be downloaded, are significantly faster and can be used offline with the Wolfram CDF plug-in. The QUIZ simulations follow a step-by-step procedure that requires user input. Most simulations are also available at Wolfram Demonstration Project. Contact us at learncheme@gmail.com with questions or suggestions.

Energy Balances and Entropy |

Cycles |

Rankine Cycle |
Ordinary Vapor Compression (OVC) Cycle for Refrigerant R-134a |
Carnot Cycles with Irreversible Heat Transfer |
Refrigeration Cycle Coefficient of Performance Prepared by M. D. Normand and M. Peleg |
Otto Cycle Prepared by H. Binous, B.G. Higgins, N. Faqir, and A. Bellagi |

Phase Equilibrium in a Pure Fluid/Phase Diagrams |

Fugacity and Departure Functions |

Fugacity from Equation of State for Water |
Enthalpy and Entropy Departure Functions for Gases |
Chemical Potential Dependence on Temperature & Pressure |

Other |
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Simulation of a Simple Gas Pressure Model Prepared by J. McLoone |
PhET Simulation: Atomic Interactions PhET Interactive Simulations University of Colorado Boulder |
PhET Simulation: States of Matter PhET Interactive Simulations University of Colorado Boulder |
Maxwell Relations |