Thermodynamics, Kinetic Theory and Statistical Thermodynamics , Third Edition
Author(s): F. W. Sears, G. L. Salinger
ISBN: 978-81-85015-71-2 Publication Year: 1998
Binding: Paper Back Dimension: 155mm x 230mm Weight: 500
About the book
This major text gives the advanced undergraduate student having some familiarity with physics and calculus, a fairly rigorous treatment of thermodynamics, but with physical insight, and provides an introduction to statistical mechanics and kinetic theory.
Table of Contents
Fundamental Concepts / Equations of State / The First Law of Thermodynamics / Some Consequences of the First Law / Entropy and the Second Law of Thermodynamics / Combined / First and Second Laws / Thermodynamic Potentials / Applications of Thermodynamics to Simple Systems / Kinetic Theory / Intermolecular Forces. Transport Phenomena / Statistical Thermodynamics / Applications of Statistics to Gases / Applications of Quantum Statistics to Other Systems / Appendix / Answers to Problems / Index.