Mechanics

Thermodynamics I

by Zachary Hartman, Ph.D., Anthony Carpi, Ph.D.

Biography

Sadi Carnot

Sadi Carnot

Rudolf Clausius

Rudolf Clausius

Classics

Reflections on the Motive Power of Fire

Sadi Carnot's 1824 classic paper

Mechanical Theory of Heat

Rudolf Clausius's 1865 memoirs on the theory of heat

News & Events

Thermodynamics News

News from ScienceDaily

Research

Google Scholar

Google - Research database allows searching of the scholarly literature.

Experiment!

Energy Forms and Changes

A downloadable interactive simulation to explore how energy is transferred between objects. From PhET at the University of Colorado.

Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)

Next Generation Science Standards: For States, By States

National Academies Press: A Framework for K-12 Science Education