eBook Thermodynamics, 4th Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0124201105
  • ISBN-13: 9780124201101
  • DDC: 536.7
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 462 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released June 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013
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Overview

Thermodynamics is a self-contained analysis of physical and chemical processes based on classical thermodynamic principles. Emphasis is placed on the fundamental principles with a combination of theory and practice, demonstrating their application to a variety of disciplines. This edition has been completely revised and updated to include new material and novel formulations, including new formulation and interpretation of The Second Law, discussions of heat vs. work, uniqueness of chemical potential, and construction of functions of state. This book will appeal to graduate students and professional chemists and physicists who wish to acquire a more sophisticated overview of thermodynamics and related subject matter.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
General Commentary.
Preface.
1: Fundamentals.
2: Thermodynamic Properties of Ideal Systems.
3: Characterization of Nonideal Solutions.
4: Thermodynamic Properties of Electrolytes and of EMF Cells.
5: Thermodynamic Properties of Materials in Externally Applied Fields.
6: Irreversible Thermodynamics.
7: Critical Phenomena.
8: A Final Speculation about Ultimate Temperaturesd—A Fourth Law of Thermodynamics?.
9: Reprise to the Second Law. Mathematical Proof of the Caratheodory’s Theorem and Resulting Interpretations.
10: Elements of Statistical Thermodynamics.
Index.