skip to content
The theory of thermodynamics Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

The theory of thermodynamics

Author: J R Waldram
Publisher: Cambridge [Cambridgeshire] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1985.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:

This 1985 textbook presents the theory of thermodynamics in a logical and uncluttered way, with emphasis on the underlying physical model. Unlike other texts published at this time, in this approach  Read more...

Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: J R Waldram
ISBN: 0521245753 9780521245753 0521287960 9780521287968
OCLC Number: 10780769
Description: xv, 336 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Preface; 1. Introduction: thermodynamic systems seen from outside; 2. The statistical foundations; 3. Temperature; 4. Entropy; 5. Elementary theory of the ideal monatomic gas; 6. The basic principles of classical thermodynamics; 7. Energies in classical thermodynamics; 8. Thermodynamic relations; 9. Statistical calculation of thermodynamic quantities; 10. Waves in a box; 11. Systems with variable contents; 12. Indistinguishable particles; 13. Classical statistical mechanics; 14. The problem of the equation of state; 15. Electric and magnetic systems; 16. Fluctuations and the approach to equilibrium; 17. Transport properties; 18. Phase transitions; 19. The fundamental assumptions reviewed; Answers to problems; Appendices.
Responsibility: J.R. Waldram.
More information:

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/10780769> # The theory of thermodynamics
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
    library:oclcnum "10780769" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> ; # New York
    library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3580904#Place/cambridge_cambridgeshire> ; # Cambridge Cambridgeshire
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/enk> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3580904#Topic/33_25_thermodynamics> ; # 33.25 thermodynamics
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3580904#Topic/thermodynamica> ; # Thermodynamica
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3580904#Thing/thermodynamics> ; # Thermodynamics
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/536.7/e19/> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3580904#Topic/thermodynamics> ; # Thermodynamics
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3580904#Topic/termodinamica> ; # Termodinamica
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3580904#Topic/thermodynamique> ; # Thermodynamique
    schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
    schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/64157668> ; # J. R. Waldram
    schema:datePublished "1985" ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/3580904> ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:name "The theory of thermodynamics"@en ;
    schema:productID "10780769" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/10780769#PublicationEvent/cambridge_cambridgeshire_new_york_cambridge_university_press_1985> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3580904#Agent/cambridge_university_press> ; # Cambridge University Press
    schema:url <http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy1004/84009544-t.html> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780521245753> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780521287968> ;
    umbel:isLike <http://bnb.data.bl.uk/id/resource/GB8516176> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/10780769> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> # New York
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "New York" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3580904#Agent/cambridge_university_press> # Cambridge University Press
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "Cambridge University Press" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3580904#Place/cambridge_cambridgeshire> # Cambridge Cambridgeshire
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Cambridge Cambridgeshire" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3580904#Thing/thermodynamics> # Thermodynamics
    a schema:Thing ;
    schema:name "Thermodynamics" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3580904#Topic/33_25_thermodynamics> # 33.25 thermodynamics
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "33.25 thermodynamics"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/64157668> # J. R. Waldram
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Waldram" ;
    schema:givenName "J. R." ;
    schema:name "J. R. Waldram" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780521245753>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0521245753" ;
    schema:isbn "9780521245753" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780521287968>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0521287960" ;
    schema:isbn "9780521287968" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.