Thermodynamics

Hardcover | June 30, 1996

byN.A. Gokcen, R.G. Reddy

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The thoroughly revised and updated Second Edition continues to serve as an important textbook on the application of thermodynamics to chemical, materials, and metallurgical problems. The authors include a minimum number of laws, axioms, and postulates-avoiding the unnecessary repetition often encountered in textbooks based on historical sequences of development in thermodynamics. Supporting the text are: Several numerical examples, problem sets at the end of each chapter, a floppy disk for chemical equilibrium calculations, and use of the SI system. This text is intended for students, engineers, and specialists in materials science, metallurgical engineering, chemical engineering, chemistry, electrochemistry, and related fields.

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The thoroughly revised and updated Second Edition continues to serve as an important textbook on the application of thermodynamics to chemical, materials, and metallurgical problems. The authors include a minimum number of laws, axioms, and postulates-avoiding the unnecessary repetition often encountered in textbooks based on hist...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:416 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.27 inPublished:June 30, 1996Publisher:Springer US

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ISBN - 10:0306453800

ISBN - 13:9780306453809

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Introduction and Definitions. Differential, Integration, and Special Functions. The First Law of Thermodynamics. The Second Law of Thermodynamics. Entropy and Related Functions. Helmholtz and Gibbs Energies. The Third Law of Thermodynamics. Phase Equilibria. Fugacity and Activity. Solutions. Partial (Molar) Properties. Gibbs Energy Change of Reactions. Solutions of Electrolytes. Reversible Galvanic Cells. Phase Diagrams. Special Topics. Appendix I: General References. Appendix II: Tables of Thermodynamic Data for Examples and Problems in Text. Appendix III: Thermodynamic Simulator (TSIM) for Thermodynamic Calculations. Appendix IV: Estimation of Activities in Multicomponent Ionic Solutions. Appendix V: Stability Diagrams. Appendix VI: List of Symbols. Index.