Fundamentals of Classical and Statistical Thermodynamics

Fundamentals of Classical and Statistical Thermodynamics

By: Bimalendu Narayan Roy (author)Hardback

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A comprehensive introduction to this important subject, presenting the fundamentals of classical and statistical thermodynamics through carefully developed concepts which are supported by many examples and applications. Each chapter includes numerous carefully worked out examples and problems Takes a more applied approach rather than theoretical Necessary mathematics is left simple Accessible to those fairly new to the subject

Contents

Thermodynamic Laws, Symbols and Units; Some Further Preliminary Aspects of Thermodynamics; Zeroth Law, Thermal Equilibrium and Thermometry; The First Law of Thermodynamics; Some Consequences of the First Law; Some Applications of the First Law; The Second Law of Thermodynamics and the Concept of Entropy; Some Further Applications of the Combined First and Second Laws; The Third Law of Thermodynamics; Free Energy and Applications of Thermodynamic Principles; Free Energy and Chemical Equilibrium; Fundamental Concepts of Statistical Mechanics; Statistical Mechanics Applied to Classical Thermodynamics; Phase Equilibria and Phase Transition; Distribution Functions and Thermodynamics of Fermi-Dirac and Bose-Einstein Gases; Heat Capacities of Solids and Gases; Solutions to Exercises; Appendices; Index.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780470843130
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 768
  • ID: 9780470843130
  • weight: 1574
  • ISBN10: 0470843136

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