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7b Introduction to Thermodynamics

Here I introduce the subject and talk about why it is both important and exciting. Enough already.

From  Stephen Beck on January 18th, 2021 0 likes 173 plays 0  

7a Overview of the Thermodynamics course

Here I introduce the course, and inform student how they should be studying. I show the week by week plan . Then I go through the syllabus and pick up some of the fundamental concepts I will be…

From  Stephen Beck on January 18th, 2021 0 likes 213 plays 0  

Kid falling off bike in reverse

Youtube video which I reversed.

From  Stephen Beck on January 13th, 2021 0 likes 210 plays 0  

Translational Energy Research Centre flythrough

The Translational Energy Research Centre (TERC) will form part of the University's newly launched Energy Institute, home to more than 300 academics. Researchers in the Energy Institute work with…

From  Kirsty Bowen on January 7th, 2020 0 likes 231 plays 0  

9a The energy equation

Here I introduce the first law of thermodynamics by thinking about the types of energy that we will deal with. I then shpow that these are interchangeable. Finally, I deduce the energy equation.

From  Stephen Beck on July 3rd, 2019 0 likes 432 plays 0  

12c Nozzles and diffusers

This introduces nozzles and diffusers. We show that they exchange enthalpy and kinetic energy. We then look at the efficiency of them when dealing with real fluids.

From  Stephen Beck on January 11th, 2019 0 likes 405 plays 0  

9b Four equations from one

Here I derive the four forms of the energy equation that we will use to solve different types of problem on this course. These are 1)For Closed Systems 2)For Steady Flow Thermal Systems 3)For…

From  Stephen Beck on October 4th, 2018 0 likes 647 plays 0  

We are stardust

Carl Sagan famously said that we are made of starstuff, and that's absolutely right. But what did he mean by that? We asked Professor Simon Goodwin to explain.

From  Robert Cooke on March 29th, 2018 0 likes 16 plays 0  

MSc Energy and Environment Engineering laboratory tour

Dr Mark Ogden takes you on a behind the scenes tour of the C10 Laboratory while you'll be studying here at Sheffield.

From  Philip Strafford on March 21st, 2018 0 likes 4 plays 0  

10 billion: Research project: Co-producing energy futures

In this video, we’ll join researchers Dr Anna Krzywoszynska and Dr Alastair Buckley as they revisit Stocksbridge to talk to Barry and Beryl, two members of the local community who became…

From  Online Learning on March 14th, 2018 0 likes 26 plays 0  

Harvesting energy from everyday devices

Ian Reaney, Professor of Functional Ceramics at The University of Sheffield describes how we can use piezoelectric, and thermoelectric materials to harvest energy from everyday activities. These is…

From  batchUser on April 26th, 2017 0 likes 89 plays 0