Thermodynamics / by Enrico Fermi.
- Fermi, Enrico 1901-1954.
- New York : Dover Publications 1956
- 9780486134857 (electronic bk.)
- 0486134857 (electronic bk.)
- 9781621985815 (electronic bk.)
- 1621985814 (electronic bk.)
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- Includes index.
- "An unabridged and unaltered republication of the work originally published by Prentice-Hall Company in 1937"--T.p. verso.
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- Preface -- Introduction -- I. Thermodynamic systems -- The State of a system and its transformations -- Ideal or perfect gases -- II. The First law of thermodynamics -- The Statement of the first law of thermodynamics -- The Application of the first law to systems whose states can be represented on a (V,p) diagram -- The Application of the first law to gases -- Adiabatic transformations of a gas -- III. The Second law of thermodynamics -- The Statement of the second law of thermodynamics -- The Carnot cycle -- The Absolute thermodynamic temperature -- Thermal engines -- IV. The Entropy -- Some properties of cycles -- The Entropy -- Some further properties of the entropy -- The Entropy of a system whose states can be represented on a (V,p) diagram -- The Clapeyron equation -- The Van der Waals equation -- V. Thermodynamic potentials -- The Free energy -- The Thermodynamic potential at constant pressure -- The Phase rule -- Thermodynamics of the reversible electric cell -- VI. Gaseous reactions -- Chemical equilibria in gases -- The Van't Hoff reaction box -- Another proof of the equation of gaseous equilibria -- Discussion of gaseous equilibria ; the principle of Le Chatelier -- VII. The Thermodynamics of dilute solutions -- Dilute solutions -- Osmotic pressure -- Chemical equilibria in solutions -- The Distribution of a solute between two phases -- The Vapor pressure, the boiling point, and the freezing point of a solution -- VIII. The Entropy constant -- The Nernst theorem -- Nernst's theorem applied to solids -- The Entropy constant of gases -- Thermal ionization of a gas; thermionic effect -- Index.
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- In this classic of modern science, the Nobel Laureate presents a clear treatment of systems, the First and Second Laws of Thermodynamics, entropy, thermodynamic potentials, and much more. Calculus required.
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