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Equilibrium Thermodynamics

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Soft card covers with slight front cover tail corner bend, otherwise whole book clean & well bound. No dust jacket. Equilibrium Thermodynamics gives a comprehensive but concise course in the fundamentals of classical thermodynamics. Although the subject is essentially classical in nature, illustrative material is drawn widely from modern physics and free use is made of microscopic ideas to illuminate it. The overriding objective in writing the book was to achieve a clear exposition: to give an account of the subject that it both stimulating and easy to learn from. Classical thermodynamics has such wide application that it can be taught in many ways. The terms of reference for Equilibrium Thermodynamics are primarily those of the undergraduate physicist; but it is also suitable for courses in chemistry, engineering, materials science etc. The subject is usually taught in the first or second year of an undergraduate course, but the book takes the student to degree standard (and beyond). Prerequisites are elementary or school-level thermal physics.

Item details

Added value:
3rd edition
Author(s):
C J Adkins
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
23x15x2 cm
Edition:
1991
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0521274567
ISBN-13:
9780521274562
Number of pages:
285
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press

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Soft card covers with slight front cover tail corner bend, otherwise whole book clean & well bound. No dust jacket. Equilibrium Thermodynamics gives a comprehensive but concise course in the fundamentals of classical thermodynamics. Although the subject is essentially classical in nature, illustrative material is drawn widely from modern physics and free use is made of microscopic ideas to illuminate it. The overriding objective in writing the book was to achieve a clear exposition: to give an account of the subject that it both stimulating and easy to learn from. Classical thermodynamics has such wide application that it can be taught in many ways. The terms of reference for Equilibrium Thermodynamics are primarily those of the undergraduate physicist; but it is also suitable for courses in chemistry, engineering, materials science etc. The subject is usually taught in the first or second year of an undergraduate course, but the book takes the student to degree standard (and beyond). Prerequisites are elementary or school-level thermal physics.

Added value:
3rd edition
Author(s):
C J Adkins
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
23x15x2 cm
Edition:
1991
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0521274567
ISBN-13:
9780521274562
Number of pages:
285
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press

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