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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

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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