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Methods of thermodynamics.

Howard Reiss

Methods of thermodynamics.

by Howard Reiss

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Published by Blaisdell in New York, London .
Written in English


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2 MATHEMATICAL PREPARATION FOR THERMODYNAMICS 9 Variables of Thermodynamics / 10 Extensive and Intensive Quantities / 10 Units and Conversion Factors / 10 Analytic Methods / 10 Partial Differentiation / 10 Exact Differentials / 15 Homogeneous Functions / 18 Exercises / 21 References / 27 3 THE FIRST LAW OF THERMODYNAMICS 29   A thorough exploration of the universal principles of thermodynamics and statistical mechanics, this volume explains the applications of these essential rules to a multitude of situations arising in physics and engineering. It develops their use in Brand: Dover Publications.

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The approach is based on statistical methods, probability theory and the microscopic physical laws. It can be used to explain the thermodynamic behaviour of large systems. This branch of statistical mechanics, which treats and extends classical thermodynamics, is known as statistical thermodynamics or equilibrium statistical mechanics. Thermodynamics is a branch of physics that deals with heat and temperature, and their relation to energy, work, radiation, and properties of behavior of these quantities is governed by the four laws of thermodynamics which convey a quantitative description using measurable macroscopic physical quantities, but may be explained in terms of microscopic constituents by statistical.


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