Heat and Thermodynamics
by J. B. Tatum
From the table of contents: Caloric, Calories, Heat and Energy, Partial Derivatives, Temperature, Thermal Conduction, Thermodynamic Processes, Properties of Gases, The First and Second Laws of Thermodynamics, Heat Capacity, and the Expansion of Gases, Enthalpy, The Joule and Joule-Thomson Experiments, Heat Engines, Free Energy, Expansion, Compression and the TdS Equations, The Clausius-Clapeyron Equation, Adiabatic Demagnetization, Nernst's Heat Theorem and the Third Law of Thermodynamics, Chemical Thermodynamics.
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A textbook on statistical thermodynamics at the senior undergraduate level. The course covers the statistical thermodynamics of ideal gases from quantized energy levels. Applications on gas reaction kinetics and kinetic theory of gases are included.
by Elliott H. Lieb, Jakob Yngvason - arXiv
The essential postulates of classical thermodynamics are formulated, from which the second law is deduced as the principle of increase of entropy in irreversible adiabatic processes that take one equilibrium state to another.
by Daniel Arovas - University of California, San Diego
Contents: Probability 2. Thermodynamics 3. Ergodicity and the Approach to Equilibrium 4. Statistical Ensembles 5. Noninteracting Quantum Systems 6. Classical Interacting Systems 7. Mean Field Theory of Phase Transitions 8. Nonequilibrium Phenomena.
by J. Karl Johnson - University of Pittsburgh
This text will provide the student with basic thermodynamic tools for solving many classes of problems. It is intended for first year chemical engineering graduate students with at least one undergraduate course in classical thermodynamics.