HEAT AND KINETIC THEORY

ESTIMATED TIME: 0.5 WEEK

Reading Assignment:
Giancoli's 5/6e: Sections 13.2, 13.3, 13.4, 13.7, 13.8, 13.11 and 14.1, 14.2,
14.3, 14.7, 14.8 and 14.9
Walker 2e: Sections 16.1, 16.3, 16.4, 16.6 and 17.1, 17.2
Homework:
Giancoli's 5e, Ch. 13: 9, 10, 33, 35, 41, 48, 49; Ch. 14: 32
Giancoli's 6e, Ch.13: 7, 8, 32, 34, 38, 46, 50; Ch. 14: 34
Walker 2e Ch. 16: 12, 14, 41; Ch. 17: 9, 13, 15, 21, 23

TEACHING RESOURCES:

DEMOS
LABS
SIMULATIONS

- Ideal Gases
- Absolute Zero
- Heat Transfer mechanisms

LAB 13. Coefficient of Linear Expansion
Objectives: To determine the coefficient of linear expansion of two metal rods.
Equipment: Linear expansion apparatus.
Type of Lab: Teacher directed

LAB 14. The Ideal Gas Law
Objectives: To investigate the relationship between the pressure of a gas (air), its temperature and volume, and to determine an experimental value for a constant that relates the temperature in Celsius to the absolute temperature.
Equipment: Boyle's law apparatus, a set of masses, thermometer, heating
plate and ice.
Type of Lab: Open ended

LECTURE NOTES

- Temperature and Thermal Expansion
- Ideal Gas Law
- Kinetic Theory
- Heat Transfer

AP PAST EXAMINATIONS

Heat and Thermodynamics:
Multiple-Choice:
84MC30*,31,32,33,34,50, 88MC19,22,23,24,25,26,48,49,50,70; 93MC23; 98MC22,23,24,52,53
Free-Response:
83B4,86B5,89B4,96B7,99B7,01B6, 03B5, 03bB5, 04B5,04Bb5, 05B6,05Bb6, 06B5,06Bb5,07B5,07Bb5

* = This topic reduced in scope and emphasis starting in 2002.