Thermodynamics Real Life Application

In this course you will be required to write a term paper on application of thermodynamic principles to an existing or emerging technology. You may select a topic from the list below or choose your own topic with prior approval. You may research the topic in journals, books, or online. The paper must be written in your own words. Anyone who plagiarizes materials will be subject to severe disciplinary action.
Length: 5 pages (excluding the title page, figures, and references) Size: 12 point font, double spaced, 8 12 x 11 paper with 1 inch borders Due date: the last class date before the final exam.
Topics:
Seismic Isolator
Magnetic Cooling
Microwave Oven
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Pressure Cooker
Magnetic Levitation
Ink Jet Printing
Superconductivity and/or Superfluidity
Hydrogen Powered Vehicles
Fuel Cells
Photovoltaic Cells
Solar Power Satellite
Thermoelectrics
Thermoacoustics
Renewable energy