Understanding Thermodynamics

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Author: H.C. Van Ness

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486132285

Category: Science

Page: 128

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Clear treatment of systems and first and second laws of thermodynamics features informal language, vivid and lively examples, and fresh perspectives. Excellent supplement for undergraduate science or engineering class.

Non-Equilibrium Thermodynamics

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Author: S. R. De Groot,P. Mazur

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486153509

Category: Science

Page: 528

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Classic monograph treats irreversible processes and phenomena of thermodynamics: non-equilibrium thermodynamics. Covers statistical foundations and applications with chapters on fluctuation theory, theory of stochastic processes, kinetic theory of gases, more.

An Introduction to Statistical Thermodynamics

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Author: Terrell L. Hill

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486130908

Category: Science

Page: 544

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Four-part treatment covers principles of quantum statistical mechanics, systems composed of independent molecules or other independent subsystems, and systems of interacting molecules, concluding with a consideration of quantum statistics.

Thermodynamics of Crystals

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Author: Duane C. Wallace

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 9780486402123

Category: Science

Page: 484

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Self-contained treatment focuses on the solution of lattice-dynamics problems, calculations of total crystal potential, evaluation of thermodynamic functions. Only modest background in quantum mechanics, solid state physics required.

Relativity, Thermodynamics, and Cosmology

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Author: Richard Chace Tolman

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486653838

Category: Science

Page: 501

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Landmark study discusses Einstein's theory, extends thermodynamics to special and general relativity, and also develops the applications of relativistic mechanics and thermodynamics to cosmological models.

Treatise on Thermodynamics

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Author: Max Planck

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486319288

Category: Science

Page: 320

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Great classic, still one of the best introductions to thermodynamics. Fundamentals, first and second principles of thermodynamics, applications to special states of equilibrium, more. Numerous worked examples. 1917 edition.

Problems in Thermodynamics and Statistical Physics

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Author: Peter T. Landsberg

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486780759

Category: Science

Page: 592

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Well respected and widely used, this volume presents problems and full solutions related to a wide range of topics in thermodynamics, statistical physics, and statistical mechanics. The text is intended for instructors, undergraduates, and graduate students of mathematics, physics, chemistry, and engineering. Twenty-eight chapters, each prepared by an expert, proceed from simpler to more difficult subjects. Similarly, the early chapters are easier than the later ones, making the book ideal for independent study. Subjects begin with the laws of thermodynamics and statistical theory of information and of ensembles, advancing to the ideal classical gases of polyatomic molecules, non-electrolyte liquids and solutions, and surfaces. Subsequent chapters explore imperfect classical and quantum gas, phase transitions, cooperative phenomena, Green function methods, the plasma, transport in gases and metals, Nyquist's theorem and its generalizations, stochastic methods, and many other topics.

Thermodynamics

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Author: Enrico Fermi

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486134857

Category: Science

Page: 176

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In this classic of modern science, the Nobel laureate presents a clear treatment of systems, the First and Second Laws of Thermodynamics, entropy, thermodynamic potentials, and much more. Calculus required.

Methods of Thermodynamics

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Author: Howard Reiss

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486150178

Category: Science

Page: 238

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Outstanding text focuses on physical technique of thermodynamics, typical problems, and significance and use of thermodynamic potential. Mathematical apparatus, first law of thermodynamics, second law and entropy, more. 1965 edition.

Thermodynamics and Statistical Mechanics

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Author: Peter T. Landsberg

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486167585

Category: Science

Page: 480

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Exceptionally articulate treatment of negative temperatures, relativistic effects, black hole thermodynamics, gravitational collapse, much more. Over 100 problems with worked solutions. Geared toward advanced undergraduates and graduate students.