Heat and Thermodynamics
by J. B. Tatum
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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by Daniel Arovas - University of California, San Diego
Contents: Probability 2. Thermodynamics 3. Ergodicity and the Approach to Equilibrium 4. Statistical Ensembles 5. Noninteracting Quantum Systems 6. Classical Interacting Systems 7. Mean Field Theory of Phase Transitions 8. Nonequilibrium Phenomena.
by George Hartley Bryan - Teubner
An introductory treatise dealing with first principles and their direct applications. Author adopted the principles of conservation and degradation of energy as the fundamental laws of thermodynamics, and deduced the ordinary forms of these laws.
by Hans Kroha - University of Bonn
Contents: Introduction and overview; Thermodynamics; Foundations of statistical physics; Ideal systems: some examples; Systems of identical particles; General formulation of statistical mechanics; Interacting systems in thermodyn. equilibrium.
by Johan Hoffman, Claes Johnson
Computational foundation of thermodynamics based on deterministic finite precision computation without resort to statistics. A new 2nd Law without the concept of entropy is proved to be a consequence of the 1st Law and finite precision computation.