Table of Contents

General Commentary

Preface

Chapter 1. Fundamentals

Abstract

1.1 Introductory Definitions

Remarks and Queries

1.2 The Zeroth Law of Thermodynamics

Additional Information

1.3 Mathematical Apparatus

Remarks

1.4 Thermodynamic Forces

Reference

1.5 Elements of Work

Comment and Queries

1.6 The Element of Work for a System Subjected to Electromagnetic Fields

Remark and Reference

1.7 The First Law of Thermodynamics

Reference

Notes

1.8 The Second Law of Thermodynamics

Footnotes and Query

1.9 Consequences of the First and Second Laws

Remarks and Questions

1.10 Functions of State; Reprise

Appendix A: Remarks Concerning Irreversible Processes

Appendix B: Time-Dependent Irreversible Processes

Reference

Notes

1.11 Statements of the Second Law; Thermodynamic Operation of Heat Engines; Kelvin and Planck Statements; Temperature Scale

Exercise

1.12 Systematization of Results Based on Functions of State

Review of Electronic Properties of Metals

Exercises and Remark

1.13 The Third Law of Thermodynamics

Remarks and Queries

1.14 The Gibbs–Duhem Relation and Its Analogs

Query and Reference

1.15 Heat Capacities; Fundamentals and Applications

Acknowledgment

Exercises and Comments

1.16 Effect of Chemical Changes on the Energy of a System1

Remarks

1.17 Stability of a System; Fluctuations

Appendices

Reference

Chapter 2. Thermodynamic Properties of Ideal Systems

Abstract

2.1 Equilibrium in a System of Several Components and Phases

Exercises

2.2 Achievement of Equilibrium

Comment and Exercise

2.3 System of One Component and Several Phases; the Clausius–Clapeyron Equation

Details

No. of pages:
462
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2014
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
Print ISBN:
9780124167056
Electronic ISBN:
9780124201101