A To Z Of Thermodynamics

Paperback | June 1, 1998

byPierre Perrot

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The title is a perfect description. Arranged alphabetically this book explains the words and phrases that crop up in thermodynamics. The author does this without resorting to pages of mathematics and algebra: the author's main aim is to explain and clarify the jargon and concepts.Thermodynamics is often difficult and confusing for students. The author knows this after 20 years of teaching and does something about it with this dictionary.

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A to Z of Thermodynamics explains the words and phrases that crop up in thermodynamics. An often difficult and confusing subject, thermodynamics becomes straightforward with this valuable resource. Offering funny asides about the people, events and history of thermodynamics, A to Z is the ideal guide for students or professionals.

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The title is a perfect description. Arranged alphabetically this book explains the words and phrases that crop up in thermodynamics. The author does this without resorting to pages of mathematics and algebra: the author's main aim is to explain and clarify the jargon and concepts.Thermodynamics is often difficult and confusing for st...

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This is a comprehensive guide to the often confusing subject of thermodynamics, for engineers, physicists, and chemists. The succinct entries are arranged alphabetically, allowing the reader to browse through the subject and to pursue a particular point, skipping or ignoring extraneous points. After twenty years of teaching thermodynam...

Pierre Perrot is at University de Lille.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:336 pages, 8.5 × 5.43 × 0.75 inPublished:June 1, 1998Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0198565526

ISBN - 13:9780198565529

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A to Z of Thermodynamics explains the words and phrases that crop up in thermodynamics. An often difficult and confusing subject, thermodynamics becomes straightforward with this valuable resource. Offering funny asides about the people, events and history of thermodynamics, A to Z is the ideal guide for students or professionals.

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"...those of us who understand the subject fairly well will find the book valuable for reference."