Thermodynamic Concept of Energy

By | February 8, 2019

We can understand Thermodynamic concept of energy with the help of following diagram.

 

Thermodynamic Concept of Energy

Energy in storage is sometimes also referred as Internal energy. It is a point function.

Energy in transit is a path function.

Different types of work transfer

  1. Displacement or P*dV work
  2. Paddle wheel work
  3. Flow work
  4. Shaft work

Also read:

What is Thermodynamic Equilibrium?

What is a Thermodynamic State?

What are Thermodynamic properties?

What is a thermodynamic system?

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