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Thermodynamics of natural systems

Author: G M Anderson
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Thermodynamics deals with energy levels and the transfer of energy between states of matter, and is therefore fundamental to all branches of science. This new edition provides a relatively advanced treatment of the subject, specifically tailored for the interests of the Earth sciences. The first four chapters explain all necessary concepts, using a simple graphical approach. Throughout the rest of the book the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Textbooks
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: G M Anderson
ISBN: 9780521847728 0521847729 9780521612555 0521612551
OCLC Number: 58999141
Description: xiv, 648 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: 1. What is thermodynamics? --
2. Defining our terms --
3. The first law of thermodynamics --
4. The second law of thermodynamics --
5. Getting data --
6. Some simple applications --
7. Ideal solutions --
8. Fugacity and activity --
9. The equilibrium constant --
10. Real solutions --
11. The phase rule --
12. Redox reactions --
13. Equations of state --
14. Solid solutions --
15. Electrolyte solutions --
16. Rock-water systems --
17. Phase diagrams --
18. Process modeling --
App. A. Constants and numerical values --
App. B. Standard state properties --
App. C. Some mathematics --
App. D. How to use SUPCRT92 --
App. E. Computer programs --
App. F. Symbols used --
App. G.A short history of thermodynamic constraints.
Responsibility: G.M. Anderson.
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Comprehensive advanced textbook on thermodynamics for Earth scientists, suitable for senior undergraduate and graduate students.  Read more...

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'This is an excellent text of use to earth science senior undergraduates and graduates that need to develop a thorough understanding of thermodynamics.' Geoscientist

 
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