From this page you can view demos for Thermodynamics classes.
This page contains all the Thermo demos. To navigate to a specific category of these demos, use the menu on the left. To view a demo, click on either the image or the number/name.
|4A30.10 - Bimetalic Strip
|This demonstration shows the thermal properities (thermal expansion) of two diffrent metals.
|4A30.20 - Ball and Ring
|This demonstration shows the thermal properties (thermal expansion) of metal. One ...
|4A40.30b - Smashing Fruit
|This demonstration shows how the properities of fruit change at low temperatures. This can also be done with a flower (see 4A40.30a).
|4B20.10 - Convection Tube
|This demonstration shows convection currents.
|4B30.10 - Rate of Conduction (dropping balls)
|This illustrates different material's rate of conduction.
|4B40.10-Light the Match
|This demonstration visually shows that a mirror can focus Infrared waves at the focal point.
|4B50.60 - Greenhouse Effect
|By using a computer and digital display thermometer, you can show the class that equilibrium temperature ...
|4B70.10 - Fire Syringe
|This demonstration shows the relationship between Pressure, Volume, and Temperature ...
|4C20.20 - Ice Bomb
|This demonstration illustrates a decrease in density when a liquid undergoes a phase change to a solid.
|4C30.35 - LN2 Bomb
|This demo shows what happens when LN2 warms up inside a closed container.
|4C32.10 - Sling Psychrometer
|Use a commercial sling psychrometer to determine relative humidity. Two ...
|4C50.20 - Critical Opalescence
|This apparatus is used to illustrate critical opalescence near the critical point.
|4D20.10 - Crookes' Radiometer
|This demonstration shows a crookes' Radiometer.
|4E10.15 - Balloon on a Flask
|This demonstration shows that the pressure increases as water is heated up and changed to steam.
|4E410.20 - Balloon in LN2
|This demonstration shows what happens when an air filled balloon is placed in LN2. When ...
|4E10.25 - Crush the Can (thermo method)
|Crush the can using the principles of thermodynamics.
|4E10.40 - Hot Air Balloon
|Hot air rises!
|4E20.25 - Boyle's Law Apparatus
|This apparatus is used on the overhead. There are two ways to use this.
First, you can connect it ...
|4E20.40 - Balloon in Vacuum
|This demonstration shows what happens to the volume of a balloon when pressure is reduced.
|4F30.01 - Hero's Engine
|This demonstraion uses a hero's engine to illustrate that with increased temperature and constant ...
|4F30.10 - Stirling Engine
|This demonstration shows that a sterling engine operates simply by heating one end. A ...
|4F50.12 - Thermoelectric Fan (Peltier)
|By keeping the plates of a peltier at different temperatures, a current is produced to run the fan.