Thermodynamics, Kinetic Theory and Statistical Thermodynamics, Third Edition

Authors: F. W. Sears, G. L. Salinger

ISBN:
978-81-85015-71-2 Publication Year: Reprint 2013
Pages: 466 Binding: Paper Back

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.

Key Features

Table
of content

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.