# Thermodynamics

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## An introduction to thermodynamics

**Author :**Y. V. C. Rao**Publisher :**Universities Press**File Size :**50,5 Mb**Total Pages :**522**Relase :**2004**ISBN :**8173714614**Rating :**5/5 (2 users)

### An introduction to thermodynamics Book in PDF, Epub and Kindle

The laws of thermodynamics the science that deals with energy and its transformation have wide applicability in several branches of engineering and science. The revised edition of this introductory text for undergraduate engineering courses covers the physical concepts of thermodynamics and demonstrates the underlying principles through practical situations. The traditional classical (macroscopic) approach is used in this text. Numerous solved examples and more than 550 unsolved problems (included as chapter-end exercises) will help the reader gain confidence for applying the principles of thermodynamics in real-life problems. Sufficient data needed for solving problems have been included in the appendices.

## Thermodynamics

**Author :**Elias P. Gyftopoulos,Gian Paolo Beretta**Publisher :**Courier Corporation**File Size :**48,6 Mb**Total Pages :**802**Relase :**2005-01-01**ISBN :**9780486439327**Rating :**5/5 (1 users)

### Thermodynamics Book in PDF, Epub and Kindle

Designed by two MIT professors, this authoritative text transcends the limitations and ambiguities of traditional treatments to develop a deep understanding of the fundamentals of thermodynamics and its energy-related applications. Basic concepts and applications are discussed in complete detail, with attention to generality, rigorous definitions, and logical consistency. More than 300 solved problems span a wide range of realistic energy systems and processes.

## Thermodynamics

**Author :**William C. Reynolds,Piero Colonna**Publisher :**Cambridge University Press**File Size :**48,5 Mb**Total Pages :**212**Relase :**2018-04-30**ISBN :**9781108546737**Rating :**4/5 (84 users)

### Thermodynamics Book in PDF, Epub and Kindle

This concise text provides an essential treatment of thermodynamics and a discussion of the basic principles built on an intuitive description of the microscopic behavior of matter. Aimed at a range of courses in mechanical and aerospace engineering, the presentation explains the foundations valid at the macroscopic level in relation to what happens at the microscopic level, relying on intuitive and visual explanations which are presented with engaging cases. With ad hoc, real-word examples related also to current and future renewable energy conversion technologies and two well-known programs used for thermodynamic calculations, FluidProp and StanJan, this text provides students with a rich and engaging learning experience.

## Modern Thermodynamics for Chemists and Biochemists

**Author :**Dennis Sherwood,Paul Dalby**Publisher :**Oxford University Press**File Size :**53,6 Mb**Total Pages :**928**Relase :**2018-05-11**ISBN :**9780191085826**Rating :**4/5 (84 users)

### Modern Thermodynamics for Chemists and Biochemists Book in PDF, Epub and Kindle

Thermodynamics is fundamental to university and college curricula in chemistry, physics, engineering and many life sciences around the world. It is also notoriously difficult for students to understand, learn and apply. What makes this book different, and special, is the clarity of the text. The writing style is fluid, natural and lucid, and everything is explained in a logical and transparent manner. Thermodynamics is a deep, and important, branch of science, and this book does not make it "easy". But it does make it intelligible. This book introduces a new, 'Fourth Law' of Thermodynamics' based on the notion of Gibbs free energy, which underpins almost every application of thermodynamics and which the authors claim is worthy of recognition as a 'law'. The last four chapters bring thermodynamics into the twenty-first century, dealing with bioenergetics (how living systems capture and use free energy), macromolecule assembly (how proteins fold), and macromolecular aggregation (how, for example, virus capsids assemble). This is of great current relevance to students of biochemistry, biochemical engineering and pharmacy, and is covered in very few other texts on thermodynamics. The book also contains many novel and effective examples, such as the explanation of why friction is irreversible, the proof of the depression of the freezing point, and the explanation of the biochemical standard state.

## Materials Thermodynamics

**Author :**Y. Austin Chang,W. Alan Oates**Publisher :**John Wiley & Sons**File Size :**49,7 Mb**Total Pages :**325**Relase :**2009-12-07**ISBN :**9780470484142**Rating :**4/5 (84 users)

### Materials Thermodynamics Book in PDF, Epub and Kindle

A timely, applications-driven text in thermodynamics Materials Thermodynamics provides both students and professionals with the in-depth explanation they need to prepare for the real-world application of thermodynamic tools. Based upon an actual graduate course taught by the authors, this class-tested text covers the subject with a broader, more industry-oriented lens than can be found in any other resource available. This modern approach: Reflects changes rapidly occurring in society at large—from the impact of computers on the teaching of thermodynamics in materials science and engineering university programs to the use of approximations of higher order than the usual Bragg-Williams in solution-phase modeling Makes students aware of the practical problems in using thermodynamics Emphasizes that the calculation of the position of phase and chemical equilibrium in complex systems, even when properly defined, is not easy Relegates concepts like equilibrium constants, activity coefficients, free energy functions, and Gibbs-Duhem integrations to a relatively minor role Includes problems and exercises, as well as a solutions manual This authoritative text is designed for students and professionals in materials science and engineering, particularly those in physical metallurgy, metallic materials, alloy design and processing, corrosion, oxidation, coatings, and high-temperature alloys.

## Intelligent Computer Based Engineering Thermodynamics and Cycle Analysis

**Author :**Chih Wu**Publisher :**Nova Publishers**File Size :**43,6 Mb**Total Pages :**534**Relase :**2002**ISBN :**1590333594**Rating :**4/5 (84 users)

### Intelligent Computer Based Engineering Thermodynamics and Cycle Analysis Book in PDF, Epub and Kindle

This book and the accompanying computer software are intended to enhance and streamline the study of the field of thermodynamics. The package is design and problem-solving oriented. Released from the drain of repetitive and iterative hand calculation, students can be led to a far wider and deeper study than has been possible previously.

## An Introduction to Equilibrium Thermodynamics

**Author :**Bernard Morrill**Publisher :**Elsevier**File Size :**40,7 Mb**Total Pages :**366**Relase :**2013-10-22**ISBN :**9781483158730**Rating :**4/5 (84 users)

### An Introduction to Equilibrium Thermodynamics Book in PDF, Epub and Kindle

An Introduction to Equilibrium Thermodynamics discusses classical thermodynamics and irreversible thermodynamics. It introduces the laws of thermodynamics and the connection between statistical concepts and observable macroscopic properties of a thermodynamic system. Chapter 1 discusses the first law of thermodynamics while Chapters 2 through 4 deal with statistical concepts. The succeeding chapters describe the link between entropy and the reversible heat process concept of entropy; the second law of thermodynamics; Legendre transformations and Jacobian algebra. Finally, Chapter 10 provides an introduction to irreversible thermodynamics. This book will be useful as an introductory text to thermodynamics for engineering students.

## Experimental Thermodynamics Volume X

**Author :**Dick Bedeaux,Signe Kjelstrup,Jan V. Sengers**Publisher :**Royal Society of Chemistry**File Size :**49,5 Mb**Total Pages :**432**Relase :**2015-10-16**ISBN :**9781782620242**Rating :**4/5 (84 users)

### Experimental Thermodynamics Volume X Book in PDF, Epub and Kindle

Covering recent developments in the theory of non-equilibrium thermodynamics and its applications, this title is aimed at a predominantly, but not exclusively, academic audience of practitioners of thermodynamics and energy conversion.

## Thermodynamics and Kinetics of Drug Binding

**Author :**György Keserü,David C. Swinney**Publisher :**John Wiley & Sons**File Size :**48,9 Mb**Total Pages :**360**Relase :**2015-03-09**ISBN :**9783527673056**Rating :**4/5 (84 users)

### Thermodynamics and Kinetics of Drug Binding Book in PDF, Epub and Kindle

This practical reference for medicinal and pharmaceutical chemists combines the theoretical background with modern methods as well as applications from recent lead finding and optimization projects. Divided into two parts on the thermodynamics and kinetics of drug-receptor interaction, the text provides the conceptual and methodological basis for characterizing binding mechanisms for drugs and other bioactive molecules. It covers all currently used methods, from experimental approaches, such as ITC or SPR, right up to the latest computational methods. Case studies of real-life lead or drug development projects are also included so readers can apply the methods learned to their own projects. Finally, the benefits of a thorough binding mode analysis for any drug development project are summarized in an outlook chapter written by the editors.

## Thermodynamics of Small Systems, Parts I & II

**Author :**Terrell L. Hill**Publisher :**Courier Corporation**File Size :**46,8 Mb**Total Pages :**417**Relase :**2013-10-17**ISBN :**9780486783178**Rating :**4/5 (84 users)

### Thermodynamics of Small Systems, Parts I & II Book in PDF, Epub and Kindle

Authoritative summary introduces basics, explores environmental variables, examines binding on macromolecules and aggregation, and includes brief summaries of electric and magnetic fields, spherical drops and bubbles, and polydisperse systems. 1963 and 1964 editions.

## Modern Thermodynamics with Statistical Mechanics

**Author :**Carl S. Helrich**Publisher :**Springer Science & Business Media**File Size :**45,9 Mb**Total Pages :**403**Relase :**2008-11-19**ISBN :**9783540854173**Rating :**4/5 (84 users)

### Modern Thermodynamics with Statistical Mechanics Book in PDF, Epub and Kindle

Thermodynamics is not the oldest of sciences. Mechanics can make that claim. Thermodynamicsisaproductofsomeofthegreatestscienti?cmindsofthe19thand 20th centuries. But it is suf?ciently established that most authors of new textbooks in thermodynamics ?nd it necessary to justify their writing of yet another textbook. I ?nd this an unnecessary exercise because of the centrality of thermodynamics as a science in physics, chemistry, biology, and medicine. I do acknowledge, however, that instruction in thermodynamics often leaves the student in a confused state. My attempt in this book is to present thermodynamics in as simple and as uni?ed a form as possible. As teachers we identify the failures of our own teachers and attempt to correct them. Although I personally acknowledge with a deep gratitude the appreciation for thermodynamics that I found as an undergraduate, I also realize that my teachers did not convey to me the sweeping grandeur of thermodynamics. Speci?cally the s- plicity and the power that James Clerk Maxwell found in the methods of Gibbs were not part of my undergraduate experience. Unfortunately some modern authors also seem to miss this central theme, choosing instead to introduce the thermodynamic potentials as only useful functions at various points in the development.

## A Concise Introduction to Thermodynamics for Physicists

**Author :**Patricia Faisca**Publisher :**CRC Press**File Size :**55,8 Mb**Total Pages :**270**Relase :**2022-09-21**ISBN :**9781000630060**Rating :**4/5 (84 users)

### A Concise Introduction to Thermodynamics for Physicists Book in PDF, Epub and Kindle

This introductory textbook provides a synthetic overview of the laws and formal aspects of thermodynamics and was designed for undergraduate students in physics, and in the physical sciences. Language and notation have been kept as simple as possible throughout the text. While this is a self-contained text on thermodynamics (i.e. focused on macroscopic physics), emphasis is placed on the microscopic underlying model to facilitate the understanding of key concepts such as entropy, and motivate a future course on statistical physics. This book will equip the reader with an understanding of the scope of this discipline and of its applications to a variety of physical systems Throughout the text readers are continuously challenged with conceptual questions that prompt reflection and facilitate the understanding of subtle issues. Each chapter ends by presenting worked problems to support and motivate self-study, in addition to a series of proposed exercises whose solutions are available as supplementary material. Features Pedagogically designed, including illustrations, keyword definitions, highlights, summaries of key ideas and concepts, and boxes with additional topics that complement the materials presented in the main text. Presents active reading strategies, such as conceptual problems, discussion questions, worked examples with comments, end of chapter problems, and further reading to stimulate engagement with the text. Guides the reader with ease through a difficult subject by providing extra help whenever needed to overcome the more demanding technical and conceptual aspects. Solutions Manual available upon qualifying course adoption.

## Molecular Engineering Thermodynamics

**Author :**Juan J. de Pablo,Jay D. Schieber**Publisher :**Cambridge University Press**File Size :**46,7 Mb**Total Pages :**505**Relase :**2014-07-10**ISBN :**9780521765626**Rating :**5/5 (1 users)

### Molecular Engineering Thermodynamics Book in PDF, Epub and Kindle

A unique introduction to modern thermodynamics, integrating classical, statistical and molecular approaches, designed for students studying chemical and biochemical engineering.

## Thermodynamics and Kinetics in Materials Science

**Author :**Boris S. Bokstein,Mikhail I. Mendelev,David J. Srolovitz**Publisher :**Oxford University Press**File Size :**52,5 Mb**Total Pages :**341**Relase :**2005-06-30**ISBN :**9780198528043**Rating :**4/5 (84 users)

### Thermodynamics and Kinetics in Materials Science Book in PDF, Epub and Kindle

Accompanying CD-ROM contains ... "computer tests and laboratories."--CD-ROM label.

## Thermodynamics and Synchronization in Open Quantum Systems

**Author :**Gonzalo Manzano Paule**Publisher :**Springer**File Size :**53,9 Mb**Total Pages :**411**Relase :**2018-07-04**ISBN :**9783319939643**Rating :**4/5 (84 users)

### Thermodynamics and Synchronization in Open Quantum Systems Book in PDF, Epub and Kindle

This book explores some of the connections between dissipative and quantum effects from a theoretical point of view. It focuses on three main topics: the relation between synchronization and quantum correlations, the thermodynamical properties of fluctuations, and the performance of quantum thermal machines. Dissipation effects have a profound impact on the behavior and properties of quantum systems, and the unavoidable interaction with the surrounding environment, with which systems continuously exchange information, energy, angular momentum and matter, is ultimately responsible for decoherence phenomena and the emergence of classical behavior. However, there is a wide intermediate regime in which the interplay between dissipative and quantum effects gives rise to a plethora of rich and striking phenomena that has just started to be understood. In addition, the recent breakthrough techniques in controlling and manipulating quantum systems in the laboratory have made this phenomenology accessible in experiments and potentially applicable.

## Thermodynamics and Ecological Modelling

**Author :**Sven E. Jorgensen**Publisher :**CRC Press**File Size :**44,7 Mb**Total Pages :**390**Relase :**2000-09-28**ISBN :**1566702720**Rating :**4/5 (84 users)

### Thermodynamics and Ecological Modelling Book in PDF, Epub and Kindle

Thermodynamics is used increasingly in ecology to understand the system properties of ecosystems because it is a basic science that describes energy transformation from a holistic view. In the last decade, many contributions to ecosystem theory based on thermodynamics have been published, therefore an important step toward integrating these theories and encouraging a more wide spread use of them is to present them in one volume. An ecosystem consists of interdependent living organisms that are also interdependent with their environment, all of which are involved in a constant transfer of energy and mass within a general state of equilibrium or dis-equilibrium. Thermodynamics can quantify exactly how "organized" or "disorganized" a system is - an extremely useful to know when trying to understand how a dynamic ecosystem is behaving. A part of the Environmental and Ecological (Math) Modeling series, Thermodynamics and Ecology is a book-length study - the first of its kind - of the current thinking on how an ecosystem can be explained and predicted in terms of its thermodynamical behavior. After the introductory chapters on the fundamentals of thermodynamics, the book explains how thermodynamic theory can be specifically applied to the "measurement" of an ecosystem, including the assessment of its state of entropy and enthalpy. Additionally, it will show economists how to put these theories to use when trying to quantify the movement of goods and services through another type of complex living system - a human society.

## Non-equilibrium Thermodynamics and Physical Kinetics

**Author :**Halid Bikkin,Igor I. Lyapilin**Publisher :**Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG**File Size :**54,6 Mb**Total Pages :**333**Relase :**2021-08-02**ISBN :**9783110727388**Rating :**4/5 (84 users)

### Non-equilibrium Thermodynamics and Physical Kinetics Book in PDF, Epub and Kindle

This graduate textbook covers contemporary directions of non-equilibrium statistical mechanics as well as classical methods of kinetics. With one of the main propositions being to avoid terms such as ""obviously"" and ""it is easy to show"", this treatise is an easy-to-read introduction into this traditional, yet vibrant field

## Thermodynamics and Statistical Mechanics

**Author :**Robert J. Hardy,Christian Binek**Publisher :**John Wiley & Sons**File Size :**54,5 Mb**Total Pages :**538**Relase :**2014-06-23**ISBN :**9781118501009**Rating :**4/5 (84 users)

### Thermodynamics and Statistical Mechanics Book in PDF, Epub and Kindle

Thermodynamics and Statistical Mechanics Thermodynamics and Statistical Mechanics An Integrated Approach This textbook brings together the fundamentals of the macroscopic and microscopic aspects of thermal physics by presenting thermodynamics and statistical mechanics as complementary theories based on small numbers of postulates. The book is designed to give the instructor flexibility in structuring courses for advanced undergraduates and/or beginning graduate students and is written on the principle that a good text should also be a good reference. The presentation of thermodynamics follows the logic of Clausius and Kelvin while relating the concepts involved to familiar phenomena and the modern student’s knowledge of the atomic nature of matter. Another unique aspect of the book is the treatment of the mathematics involved. The essential mathematical concepts are briefly reviewed before using them, and the similarity of the mathematics to that employed in other fields of physics is emphasized. The text gives in-depth treatments of low-density gases, harmonic solids, magnetic and dielectric materials, phase transitions, and the concept of entropy. The microcanonical, canonical, and grand canonical ensembles of statistical mechanics are derived and used as the starting point for the analysis of fluctuations, blackbody radiation, the Maxwell distribution, Fermi-Dirac statistics, Bose-Einstein condensation, and the statistical basis of computer simulations.

## Introduction to the Thermodynamics of Materials

**Author :**David R. Gaskell,David E. Laughlin**Publisher :**CRC Press**File Size :**55,5 Mb**Total Pages :**694**Relase :**2017-08-15**ISBN :**9781498757010**Rating :**4/5 (84 users)

### Introduction to the Thermodynamics of Materials Book in PDF, Epub and Kindle

Maintaining the substance that made Introduction to the Thermodynamic of Materials a perennial best seller for decades, this Sixth Edition is updated to reflect the broadening field of materials science and engineering. The new edition is reorganized into three major sections to align the book for practical coursework, with the first (Thermodynamic Principles) and second (Phase Equilibria) sections aimed at use in a one semester undergraduate course. The third section (Reactions and Transformations) can be used in other courses of the curriculum that deal with oxidation, energy, and phase transformations. The book is updated to include the role of work terms other than PV work (e.g., magnetic work) along with their attendant aspects of entropy, Maxwell equations, and the role of such applied fields on phase diagrams. There is also an increased emphasis on the thermodynamics of phase transformations and the Sixth Edition features an entirely new chapter 15 that links specific thermodynamic applications to the study of phase transformations. The book also features more than 50 new end of chapter problems and more than 50 new figures.

## Using Aspen Plus in Thermodynamics Instruction

**Author :**Stanley I. Sandler**Publisher :**John Wiley & Sons**File Size :**52,8 Mb**Total Pages :**372**Relase :**2015-04-06**ISBN :**9781118996911**Rating :**4/5 (84 users)

### Using Aspen Plus in Thermodynamics Instruction Book in PDF, Epub and Kindle

A step-by-step guide for students (and faculty) on the use of Aspen in teaching thermodynamics • Easily-accessible modern computational techniques opening up new vistas in teaching thermodynamics A range of applications of Aspen Plus in the prediction and calculation of thermodynamic properties and phase behavior using the state-of-the art methods • Encourages students to develop engineering insight by doing repetitive calculations with changes in parameters and/or models • Calculations and application examples in a step-by-step manner designed for out-of-classroom self-study • Makes it possible to easily integrate Aspen Plus into thermodynamics courses without using in-class time • Stresses the application of thermodynamics to real problems