e-books in Thermodynamics category
by A. Puglisi, A. Sarracino, A. Vulpiani (eds) - MDPI AG , 2018
Applications of the thermodynamic and statistical mechanics of small systems range from molecular biology to micro-mechanics, including models of nano-transport, Brownian motors, and (living or artificial) self-propelled organisms.
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- Wikibooks , 2018
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.
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by Irey, Ansari, Pohl - The University of Texas at Austin , 1972
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.
(2170 views)
by Max Planck - Longmans, Green , 1903
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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by S.B. Santra - Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati , 2014
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.
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by Daniel Arovas - University of California, San Diego , 2013
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.
(6684 views)
by Ricardo Morales-Rodriguez (ed.) - InTech , 2012
The book goes from the fundamentals up to several applications in different scientific fields: Classical Thermodynamics, Statistical Thermodynamics, Property Prediction in Thermodynamics, Material and Products, Non Equilibrium Thermodynamics, etc.
(14006 views)
by George Hartley Bryan - Teubner , 1907
An introductory treatise dealing with first principles and their direct applications. Author adopted the principles of conservation and degradation of energy as the fundamental laws of thermodynamics, and deduced the ordinary forms of these laws.
(14448 views)
by Howard DeVoe , 2011
Thermodynamics and Chemistry is designed primarily as a textbook for a one-semester course in classical chemical thermodynamics at the graduate or undergraduate level. It can also serve as a supplementary text and thermodynamics reference source.
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by Joseph M. Powers - University of Notre Dame , 2010
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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by Hans Kroha - University of Bonn , 2005
Contents: Introduction and overview; Thermodynamics; Foundations of statistical physics; Ideal systems: some examples; Systems of identical particles; General formulation of statistical mechanics; Interacting systems in thermodyn. equilibrium.
(11094 views)
by Elliott H. Lieb, Jakob Yngvason - arXiv , 1999
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.
(10181 views)
by Harvey Gould, Jan Tobochnik - Princeton University Press , 2010
A text on two related subjects: thermodynamics and statistical mechanics. Computer simulations and numerical calculations are used in a variety of contexts. The book brings some of the recent advances in research into the undergraduate curriculum.
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by J. Karl Johnson - University of Pittsburgh , 2009
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.
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by Lawrence C. Evans - UC Berkeley , 2003
This course surveys various uses of 'entropy' concepts in the study of PDE, both linear and nonlinear. This is a mathematics course, the main concern is PDE and how various notions involving entropy have influenced our understanding of PDE.
(10935 views)
by Johan Hoffman, Claes Johnson , 2008
Computational foundation of thermodynamics based on deterministic finite precision computation without resort to statistics. A new 2nd Law without the concept of entropy is proved to be a consequence of the 1st Law and finite precision computation.
(10602 views)
by Leo Lue - BookBoon , 2009
From the table of contents: introduction, single component systems, multicomponent systems, the ideal solution model, partial molar properties, nonideal solutions, stability, solid-liquid equilibrium, gas solubility and Henry's law, and more.
(21087 views)
by J. B. Tatum , 2008
The text covers temperature, thermal conduction, thermodynamic processes, properties of gases, the first and second laws, heat capacity, expansion of gases, enthalpy, the Joule-Thomson experiments, heat engines, the Clausius-Clapeyron equation, etc.
(12681 views)
by Richard Fitzpatrick - Lulu.com , 2007
Set of lecture notes for an upper-division thermodynamics and statistical mechanics course. Covered topics are classical thermodynamics, the thermodynamics of the atmosphere, heat engines, specific heat capacities of gases and solids, etc.
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