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Examines basic concepts and the First Law, Second Law, equilibria, Nernst's Heat Theorem, and the kinetic theory of gases. Includes an index and a wealth of figures. An important resource for students and physicists, it can be read independently by those who wish to focus on individual topics. 1973 edition.

Synopsis:

Examines basic concepts and First Law, Second Law, equilibria, Nernst's Heat Theorem, and the kinetic theory of gases. Includes an index and numerous figures. 1973 edition.

Synopsis:

Examines basic concepts and First Law, Second Law, equilibria, Nerst's Heat Theorem, and kinetic theory of gases. As does each book in this series, Vol. 3 includes an index and a wealth of figures. It can also be read independently by those who wish to focus on a particular topic.

Table of Contents

Foreward by Victor F. Weisskopf

Preface by Editor

1. Basic Concepts and the First Law

  1. Thermodynamic variables

  2. Concept of temperature

  3. Quantity of heat

  4. First law of thermodynamics

  5. Thermodynamic changes of state

  6. Mathematical formulation of the first law

  7. Applications of the first law

2. The Second Law

  8. Formulations of the second law

  9. Quantitative predictions of the second law

  10. Mathematical formulation of the second law

  11. Axiomatic foundation of thermodynamics following Carathéodory

  12. Free energy

  13. Gibbs's function

  14. Entropy of ideal gas mixtures

  15. Gibbs's paradox

  16. Remarks on the mixing laws

3. Equilibria

  17. Van't Hoff's boxes

  18. Gibb's variational method

  19. Applications (first variation)

  20. Comments on the second variation

  21. Thermoelectric problems

4. Nernst's Heat Theorem

  22. Nernst's heat theorem

  23. Unattainability of the absolute zero

5. Kinetic Theory of Gases

  24. Calculation of the pressure

  25. Velocity distribution

  26. Mean free path and collisions

  27. Transport phenomena (d >> l)

  28. Transport phenomena (l >> d)

  29. Virial concept

  30. Applications

  Bibliography

  Appendix. Comments by the Editor

  Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486414614
Other:
Enz, Charles P.
Author:
Enz, Charles P.
Author:
Pauli, Wolfgang
Author:
Physics
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Location:
Mineola, N.Y.
Subject:
Physics
Subject:
Thermodynamics
Subject:
Kinetic theory of gases
Subject:
Mechanics - Dynamics - Thermodynamics
Subject:
Physics | Thermodynamics
Copyright:
Edition Number:
Dover ed.
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Dover Books on Physics
Series Volume:
03
Publication Date:
20101031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
160
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.38 in 0.4 lb

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Examines basic concepts and First Law, Second Law, equilibria, Nernst's Heat Theorem, and the kinetic theory of gases. Includes an index and numerous figures. 1973 edition.
"Synopsis" by ,
Examines basic concepts and First Law, Second Law, equilibria, Nerst's Heat Theorem, and kinetic theory of gases. As does each book in this series, Vol. 3 includes an index and a wealth of figures. It can also be read independently by those who wish to focus on a particular topic.
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