# Category: Thermal Engineering

• ## Entropy – Definition and Calculations

You can find very detailed information here about entropy and the second law of thermodynamics. It is a very important physical phenomenon.

• ## Carnot Cycle – Definitions and Principles

You can find lots of kinds of information about the Carnot cycle, which is so important in thermodynamical calculations.

• ## Radiation Heat Transfer – Calculations and Explanation

You can find lots of kinds of information about radiation heat transfer here. You can learn thermal radiation here.

• ## Second Law of Thermodynamics

What is the second law of thermodynamics? How to calculate the second law? What are systems are working according to it?

• ## Heat Exchangers – Types, Uses, Calculations

What are heat exchangers? What are their general uses of them? How to select a proper heat exchanger system? You can find answers here.

• ## Flow Work – Flow Energy of a Flowing Fluid

What is the flow work? How to calculate the flow work? In which systems that we use these thermodynamical phenomena?

• ## Conservation of Mass – Definitions, Caclulations and Examples

What is the conservation of mass principle? What is the importance of mass conservation in different fields of engineering?

• ## What is Specific Heat of Substances? Specific Heat of Water

What is the specific heat capacity of substances? Why specific heat capacity is an important property? Click to see answers.

• ## Vapor Quality Calculation – Definition and Formula

How to calculate the vapor quality? This calculation is very simple from the Tv diagramsç Click to see how to do it.

• ## Pv Diagrams in Thermodynamics

What are the Pv diagrams of pure substances? How to read and interpret these diagrams? Click to see the answers.

• ## Vapor Pressure Phenomenon in Physics; Cavitation Problem

What is the vapor pressure? What is the difference between it from partial pressure? How does the cavitation problem take place?

• ## T-v Diagrams in Thermodynamics – Explanation and Reading

What are the T-v diagrams in thermodynamics? How to read these diagrams to find fluid properties? Click to see the answers.