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10c Closed system examples

Here I go through two examples of the first law of thermodynamics for closed systems. The first on e is a polutropic process where I calculte the final conditions and the heat and work. The second…

From  Stephen Beck on March 2nd, 2021 0 likes 38 plays 0  

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 2 plays 0  

'Undergraduate study to postgraduate study at Sheffield' by Joe Shipman

Joe Shipman realised in his second year of BA Sociology study at the University of Sheffield that he wanted to launch a career in social work. After researching postgraduate courses in the subject,…

From  Jennifer Scott on February 4th, 2021 0 likes 22 plays 0  

Crowdmark: marking work and releasing grades

This video will show you how to access and grade your students’ submissions in Crowdmark, then release the marks to students once completed.

From  Matthew Gilchrist on February 2nd, 2021 0 likes 43 plays 0  

Crowdmark: setting up an assignment

This video will show you how to set up a Crowdmark submission point in a Blackboard course, then edit the assignment settings within Crowdmark.

From  Matthew Gilchrist on February 2nd, 2021 0 likes 31 plays 0  

How to submit work to Crowdmark

This video will show you how to submit handwritten work for an assessment using Crowdmark, and how to access your feedback once it’s been marked.

From  Matthew Gilchrist on January 21st, 2021 0 likes 124 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 9 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 14 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 176 plays 0  

14c Brayton cycle with inefficiencies

Here I introduce two ineffinciencies into the ideal Brayton cycle I described in the previous lecture. Firstly, the effect of friction on the turbine and compressore. Then, I look at the effect of…

From  Stephen Beck on January 18th, 2021 0 likes 2 plays 0  

14b Example of Brayton cycle

Here I go through an example of a Brayton cycle. I show that, using previous knowledge of devices, we can calculte the heat and work terms for the three devices and therefore work out the efficiency…

From  Stephen Beck on January 18th, 2021 0 likes 1 plays 0  

E J Carroll

E J Carroll has been asked to join the Human Rights Action Group, alongside the Children and Young People's Commissioner for Scotland, to deliver their Promote, Protect and Defend report, which…

From  Jennifer Scott on January 15th, 2021 0 likes 3 plays 0  

10e Open system examples

Here I go through 2 examples of use of the SFEE for ideal gases. The fiart on is a turbine and the second one is an isothermal compressor. I show how to solve tese and what they mean.

From  Stephen Beck on January 11th, 2021 0 likes 36 plays 0  

Sociology Applicant Day presentation November 2020

If you are interested any of our single honours sociology programmes, watch this Applicant Day presentation from Dr Lorna Warren, who introduces you to the Department of Sociological Studies and the…

From  Jennifer Scott on November 25th, 2020 0 likes 69 plays 0  

MA Social Work

Joe Smeeton, Admissions Tutor for Social Work, gives an introduction to the MA Social Work at The University of Sheffield.

From  Jennifer Scott on November 16th, 2020 0 likes 35 plays 0  

Finding Part-time Work & Job-hunting During the Pandemic

Session about finding PT incl pandemic specific info

From  Greg Stewart on November 5th, 2020 0 likes 45 plays 0