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13a Heat engines

Here I introduce the concept of the heat engine. I define the source and the sink. I then use the first and second laws of thermodynamics to derive the Carnot efficiency. I then point out that the…

From  Stephen Beck on February 4th, 2021 0 likes 0 plays 0  

13g Example of throttle and HX

Here I go through the two examples of a throttle and a heat exchanger. I look at the energy equation, and solve that. THen I look at the rate of entropy production. It is positive in both cases…

From  Stephen Beck on January 20th, 2021 0 likes 0 plays 0  

11b Introduction to the second law 2

Here I describe what is hapenning in the two videos of the kid falling off the bike and the kid falling off the bike in reverse. I describe the natural order of things beign that order decreases and…

From  Stephen Beck on January 19th, 2021 0 likes 5 plays 0  

11a Introduction to the second law

Here I show a series of irreversible processes. I discuss how in each case high quality energy is converted into lower quality energy and that this is inevitable. I introduce the concept of entropy.

From  Stephen Beck on January 19th, 2021 0 likes 8 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 167 plays 0  

Career insights: What kind of Law?

From corporate to human rights, find out more about the different types of law you could work within, with speakers from Freeths, DLA Piper and Addleshaw Goddard LLP.

From  Greg Stewart on November 2nd, 2020 0 likes 40 plays 0  

CV-19 impact on City Law Firms - Ian Bagshaw - June 2020

Law alumnus Ian Bagshaw (LLB Law 1993), a partner with White & Case, kindly gave a talk and answered questions from students about the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on city law firms and their…

From  Nick Kennard on August 6th, 2020 0 likes 39 plays 0  

LLM Law Webinar

Webinar on the LLM Law at the University of Sheffield

From  Victoria Large on July 30th, 2020 0 likes 4 plays 0  

Study Abroad Law 2019

Study Abroad 2019 video

From  Kiera Savage on April 15th, 2020 0 likes 747 plays 0  

11c Second law processes and the T-s diagram

Here I introduce the T-s diagram for ideal gasses. I show that an isentropic expansion is a vertical upward line on this and an isentropic compression is a vertical downward line. I then show that in…

From  Stephen Beck on March 16th, 2020 0 likes 215 plays 0  

12e Heat exchangers

I introduce heat exchangers. Then I look at the heat transfer in them from the point of the first law of Thermodynamics. I then explain the irreversibility in a heat exchanger in terms of entropy. I…

From  Stephen Beck on December 11th, 2019 0 likes 193 plays 0  

10d Open Systems and the SFEE

Here I derive the steady flow energy equation for thermal systems. I show how it can be used for calculating the work in an adiabatic process using the gas laws.

From  Stephen Beck on July 4th, 2019 0 likes 137 plays 0  

10b Polytropic processes

Here I show that the polytropic process is a good way of describing changes in condition for closed systems with ideal gasses. I look at different values of the exponent, n. Then I calculate some at…

From  Stephen Beck on July 4th, 2019 0 likes 181 plays 0  

10a Introduction to closed systems

What is a closed system. The first law for closed systems. Definition of adiabatic and isentropic processes.

From  Stephen Beck on July 4th, 2019 0 likes 182 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 322 plays 0  

Rethinking our thinking: 21st Century Justice

We were delighted to welcome Lord Burnett of Maldon, the Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales to the University on Tuesday 5 March. The Lord Chief Justice’s lecture on ‘Rethinking our…

From  Jeanette Peat on March 20th, 2019 0 likes 282 plays 0