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Modern thermodynamics for chemists and biochemists

Author: Dennis Sherwood; Paul Dalby
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2018 ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Thermodynamics is fundamental to university curricula in chemistry, physics, engineering and many life sciences. It is also notoriously difficult for students to understand, learn and apply. This  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Textbooks
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dennis Sherwood; Paul Dalby
ISBN: 9780198784708 0198784708 9780198782957 0198782950
OCLC Number: 1048625692
Description: xxix, 870 pages : color illustrations, charts ; 26 cm
Contents: Part 1 - Fundamentals1: Systems and states2: Work and energy3: Temperature and heat4: Thermodynamics and mathematicsPart 2 - The Three Laws5: The First Law of Thermodynamics6: Enthalpy and thermochemistry7: Ideal gas processes - and some non-ideal ones too8: Spontaneous changes9: The Second Law of Thermodynamics10: Clausius, Kelvin, Planck, Caratheodory and Carnot11: Order, information and time12: The Third Law of ThermodynamicsPart 3 - Free energy, spontaneity and equilibrium13: Free energy14: Chemical equilibrium and chemical kineticsPart 4 - Chemical applications15: Phase equilibria16: Reactions in solution17: Acids, bases, and buffer solutions18: Boiling points and melting points19: Mixing and osmosis20: Electrochemistry21: Mathematical round-up22: From ideal to realPart 5 - Biochemical applications23: The biochemical standard state24: The bioenergetics of living cells25: Macromolecular conformations and interactions26: Thermodynamics today - and tomorrow
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