Chemical Thermodynamics: Basic Theory and Methods / Edition 6by Irwing M. Klotz, Robert M. Rosenberg
A new, millennium edition of the classic treatment of chemical thermodynamics Widely recognized for half a century for its first-rate, logical introduction to phenomenological thermodynamics, this classic work is now thoroughly revised for the new millennium. The Sixth Edition continues to cover the fundamentals and methods of thermodynamics with exceptional vigor and… See more details below
A new, millennium edition of the classic treatment of chemical thermodynamics Widely recognized for half a century for its first-rate, logical introduction to phenomenological thermodynamics, this classic work is now thoroughly revised for the new millennium. The Sixth Edition continues to cover the fundamentals and methods of thermodynamics with exceptional vigor and clarity, while incorporating many new developments. Up-to-date examples are carefully gleaned from the literature for their practical interest to chemists, biochemists, geologists, chemical engineers, and materials scientists. Chemical Thermodynamics: Basic Theory and Methods, Sixth Edition provides readers with clear explanations of essential chemistry, mathematics, and the latest computational tools. Additional new features include:
* Liberal reference to Web-based resources and databases
* Extensive tables of thermodynamic data organized by source
* High-quality exercises with a separate student manual available for solutions to alternate problems
* Simple methods for the calculation of partial molar functions from experimental data
* Expanded and revised chapters containing discussion of excess thermodynamic functions, a treatment of the Second Law and Equilibrium on the basis of the Planck function as well as the Gibbs function, and treatment of real gases in terms of the Redlich-Kwong equation
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Table of Contents
Mathematical Preparation for Thermodynamics.
The First Law of Thermodynamics.
Enthalpy, Enthalpy of Reaction, and Heat Capacity.
Application of the First Law to Gases.
The Second Law of Thermodynamics.
Equilibrium and Spontaneity for Systems at Constant Temperature: The Gibbs, Helmholtz, Planck, and Massieu Functions.
Application of the Gibbs Function and the Planck Function to Some Phase Changes.
The Third Law of Thermodynamics.
Application of the Gibbs Function and the Planck Function to Chemical Changes.
Thermodynamics of Systems of Variable Composition.
Mixtures of Gases.
The Phase Rule.
The Ideal Solution.
Dilute Solutions of Nonelectrolyte.
Activities, Excess Gibbs Function, and Standard States for Nonelectrolytes.
Determination of Nonelectrolyte Activities and Excess Gibbs Function from Experimental Data.
Calculation of Partial Molar Quantities and Excess Molar Quantities from Experimental Data: Volume and Enthalpy.
Activity, Activity Coefficients, and Osmotic Coefficients of Strong Electrolytes.
Changes in Gibbs Function for Processes Involving Solutions.
Systems Subject to a Gravitational Field.
Estimation of Thermodynamic Quantities.
Practical Mathematical Techniques.
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