Thermodynamics - 2nd Edition - ISBN: 9780123550453, 9780080542829

Thermodynamics

2nd Edition

Principles Characterizing Physical and Chemical Processes

Editors: J. Honig
Authors: Jurgen Honig
Hardcover ISBN: 9780123550453
eBook ISBN: 9780080542829
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 7th June 1999
Page Count: 608
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Description

Preface. Fundamentals. Equilibrium in Ideal Systems. Characterization of Nonideal Systems. Thermodynamics Properties of Electrolytes. Thermodynamics Properties of Systems in External Fields. Irreversible Thermodynamics. A Final Speculation About Ultimate Temperatures—The Fourth Law of Thermodynamics. Subject Index.

Key Features

@introbul:Key Features @bul:* Takes the reader through various steps to understanding:

  • Review of fundamentals
  • Development of subject matter
  • Applications in a variety of disciplines

Readership

Chemists (particularly physical chemists) and physicists.

Table of Contents

Preface. Fundamentals. Equilibrium in Ideal Systems. Characterization of Nonideal Systems. Thermodynamics Properties of Electrolytes. Thermodynamics Properties of Systems in External Fields. Irreversible Thermodynamics. A Final Speculation About Ultimate Temperatures—The Fourth Law of Thermodynamics. Subject Index.

Details

No. of pages:
608
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Academic Press 1999
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
eBook ISBN:
9780080542829
Hardcover ISBN:
9780123550453

About the Editor

J. Honig

J.M. Honig has been Group Leader at MIT Lincoln Laboratory and is currently Professor of Chemistry at Purdue University. He is the author of over 320 journal papers. Some of Honig’s recent honors include the Wetherill Medal, honorary membership in the Materials Research Society of India, membership on a committee to select the most distinguished Spanish scientist in the field of solid state chemistry, Editor of the Journal of Solid State Chemistry, member of International Advisory Committee for a Workshop on High Temperature Superconductors and Novel Inorganic Materials in Moscow 1998, member of the Foundation for Intellectual Collaboration of St. Petersburg, Russia, and Fellow of the New York Academy of Sciences.

Affiliations and Expertise

Purdue University, West Lafayette, U.S.A.

About the Author

Jurgen Honig

Prof. Honig received a BS degree from Amherst College in 1945 and a PhD degree from the University of Minnesota in 1952. After a postdoctoral appointment year at the James Forrestal Center of Princeton University in 1953, he joined the Department of Chemistry at Purdue University in 1953, and was promoted to Associate Professor in 1958. From 1959-1967, Prof. Honig was Associate Group leader and Group leader at the MIT Lincoln Laboratory in Lexington, MA. He returned as Professor of Chemistry to Purdue University in 1967 and retired from that position in 2000. During the latter years, he was Editor of the Journal of Solid State Chemistry (1982-2000), the Chairman of the Materials Sciences Council (1968-1982), and published over 420 refereed publications and five books.

Prof. Honig has earned an honorary degree from the University of Science and Technology (2009, Krakow, Poland; fellow of the New York Academy of Sciences; Wetherill medal (1995); Editor, Journal of Solid State Chemistry (1982- 2000); Honorary Member, Materials Research Society of India; two issues of the Journal of Solid State Chemistry (1990 and 2000) and an issue of Solid State Sciences (2000) dedicated to him; and a session at a Materials Research Society meeting (2000) held in honor of his retirement.

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Chemistry, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, USA