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A to Z of thermodynamics

Author: Pierre Perrot
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1998.
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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 thermodynamics, Professor Perrot knows exactly which areas students find difficult and has  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
Wörterbuch
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Pierre Perrot
ISBN: 0198565569 9780198565567 0198565526 9780198565529
OCLC Number: 38073404
Language Note: Translation of: Dictionnaire de thermodynamiques.
Description: vi, 329 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Other Titles: Dictionnaire de thermodynamique.
Responsibility: Pierre 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  Read more...

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