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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by Irey, Ansari, Pohl - The University of Texas at Austin
The Microscopic Second Law: Equilibrium - A Microscopic Understanding; Entropy, Equilibrium and the Second Law. Applied Microscopic Thermodynamics: Microscopic Calculation of Perfect Gas Properties; Gases with Low-Mass Particles; Transport Processes.
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The classic by the Nobel Laureate is still recognized as one of the best introductions to thermodynamics. A model of conciseness and clarity, it covers fundamental facts and definitions, first and second fundamental principles of thermodynamics, etc.
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Basic concepts of thermodynamics. Topics covered: Properties of a pure substance; Work and heat; First law of thermodynamics; Second law of thermodynamics; Power and refrigeration systems; Theoretical foundations of classical thermodynamics.
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This text provides a firm grounding in the laws and principles of statistical mechanics and thermodynamics that are essential to the study of physics. It presents the subject in a clear manner, and is based on the up-to-date research in the field.