Physics and Chemistry of Earth Materials / Edition 6

Physics and Chemistry of Earth Materials / Edition 6

by Alexandra Navrotsky
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0521358949

ISBN-13: 9780521358941

Pub. Date: 08/28/2012

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Stressing the fundamental solid state behavior of minerals, and emphasizing both theory and experiment, this text surveys the physics and chemistry of earth materials. It fills the gap between undergraduate texts and specialized review volumes.

Overview

Stressing the fundamental solid state behavior of minerals, and emphasizing both theory and experiment, this text surveys the physics and chemistry of earth materials. It fills the gap between undergraduate texts and specialized review volumes.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521358941
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
08/28/2012
Series:
Cambridge Topics in Mineral Physics and Chemistry Series , #6
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
432
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.87(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction; 2. Crystal chemistry; 3. Experimental methods for studying structure; 4. Methods for studying thermodynamic properties; 5. Chemical bonding; 6. Mineral thermodynamics; 7. Solid solutions and order-disorder; 8. Melts, glasses, and amorphous materials; 9. The interface between mineral physics and materials science.

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