**Heat and Thermodynamics**

by J. B. Tatum

2008

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From the table of contents: Caloric, Calories, Heat and Energy, Partial Derivatives, Temperature, Thermal Conduction, Thermodynamic Processes, Properties of Gases, The First and Second Laws of Thermodynamics, Heat Capacity, and the Expansion of Gases, Enthalpy, The Joule and Joule-Thomson Experiments, Heat Engines, Free Energy, Expansion, Compression and the TdS Equations, The Clausius-Clapeyron Equation, Adiabatic Demagnetization, Nernst's Heat Theorem and the Third Law of Thermodynamics, Chemical Thermodynamics.

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