**Lecture Notes on Thermodynamics**

by Joseph M. Powers

**Publisher**: University of Notre Dame 2010**Number of pages**: 359

**Description**:

Basic concepts of thermodynamics. Topics covered: Properties of a pure substance; Work and heat; First law of thermodynamics; Second law of thermodynamics; Power and refrigeration systems; Theoretical foundations of classical thermodynamics.

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