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Chemical Thermodynamics

Peter A. Rock University of California, Davis

ISBN 978-1-891389-32-0
eISBN 978-1-938787-39-3
Publish date 1983
548 pages, soft cover


Table of Contents

1. The Purpose and Scope of Thermodynamics
2. Temperature
3. Energy and the First Law of Thermodynamics
4. Entropy and the Second Law of Thermodynamics
5. Thermodynamic Functions
6. The Third Law of Thermodynamics and Absolute Entropies
7. Thermodynamics of Chemical Reactions
8. The Chemical Potential and the Phase Rule
9. Phase Equilibria: The Activity Function
10. Equilibrium Constants
11. Activities of Solution-Phase Species
12. Thermodynamics of Ions in Solution
13. Phase Equilibria Involving Solutions
14. Statistical Thermodynamics


“It is written for the student: thoughtful readable, concise.”
-Jesse H. Day, Ohio University

“This book is the best general introduction to chemical thermodynamics I have ever seen. I recommend it very highly.
-Loren Helper, Univ. of Alberta

Peter A. Rock University of California, Davis

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