Thermodynamics / by Enrico Fermi.

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Published
  • New York : Dover 1956
Physical description
160 p
Notes
  • Originally published, Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice-Hall, 1937.
Language
  • English

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Thermodynamics / by Enrico Fermi.

Author
Published
  • New York : Dover Publications 1956
ISBN
  • 9780486134857
  • 0486134857
  • 9781621985815
  • 1621985814
  • 048660361X
  • 9780486603612
  • 9780486603612
  • 048660361X
Local notes
  • Reproduction available: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
Contents
  • 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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Thermodynamics / by Enrico Fermi

Author
Published
  • New York : Dover Publications 1956
Physical description
1 online resource (160 pages) : illustrations
Notes
  • Includes index
  • "An unabridged and unaltered republication of the work originally published by Prentice-Hall Company in 1937"--Title page verso
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  • English
  • 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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