Heat capacity vs specific heat in thermodynamics

Let me ask you a question. In a scorching summer, what gets heats up faster on a sea shore? A sand or a water? The answer is “A sand” But why does it happen like this? The sand as well water receives the same amount of heat from the sun rays. Then why does sand … Read more

What is the definition of entropy in thermodynamics?

Before I explain to you about the entropy, let me ask you a question. What do you do in your classroom in the presence of a strict teacher? You sit silently and disciplined in the classroom. Right? But what do you do during a recess time? This is the exact situation which happens during the … Read more

What is Carnot Cycle in Thermodynamics?

Let me ask you a question. How does your bike or a car run? It’s because of the engine. Right? Engine is the heart of any vehicle. But how does this actually work? Well, there is a cyclic process occurring inside the engine in which the fuel burns and converts the heat energy into mechanical … Read more

Second Law of Thermodynamics Equation [Practical explanation]

Yes, you read it right. It’s really really simple. The second law of thermodynamics equation is mentioned below: I know this equation may seems difficult to understand, but don’t worry I’m here to explain you the entire Equation of Second Law of Thermodynamics. Here is the statement for this equation: “In all the spontaneous processes, … Read more

Second Law of Thermodynamics Definition/Statement (Next level explanation)

Yes, really really simple !! Let me ask you a question. If you keep this hot coffee in your room, then it will cool down automatically. Right?? Now just ask yourself, will this coffee again become hot on its own? The answer is big NO. It will not absorb the heat from the surrounding on … Read more

Examples of Second Law of Thermodynamics (8+ best examples)

What did you observe here? Water always flows downward on its own. But it never goes upward automatically. What did you observe here? A hot coffee becomes cold on it’s own. While it can not become hot again on its own. Trust me. All the examples of second law of thermodynamics are very easy.  I’ll … Read more

Limitations of First Law of Thermodynamics

Don’t worry, I will explain all these limitations of first law of thermodynamics along with the real life examples. Well, before starting the limitations of first law of thermodynamics, you should know what the first law of thermodynamics is? If you do not know anything about the first law of thermodynamics, kindly visit this article … Read more

First law of thermodynamics definition/statement (In simple way)

What did you notice in the above image? One energy is converted into another. Right? If you have understood at least few things in this image, you are done with the statement/definition of first law of thermodynamics. Here is a statement of first law of thermodynamics; “Energy can neither be created nor can be destroyed … Read more

First law of thermodynamics equation (A practical explanation)

Equation of first law of thermodynamics is mentioned below.  Let me tell you my own story. When I was a student like you, I was really stuck with this confusing equation.  I was not getting the exact idea what this equation wants to say.  Then I studied from various sources (books, internet, as well as … Read more

Examples of First Law of Thermodynamics / Law of conservation of Energy

You have definitely seen this in Diwali or in Christmas celebrations. What happens here? The chemical energy of the cracker (rocket) is converted to heat and sound energy in the sky. Well, this is an example of first law of thermodynamics. I’ll explain you many more examples based on the first law of thermodynamics that … Read more