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Introduction to the Thermodynamics of Materials (Fifth Edition)

David R. Gaskell

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ISBN 10: 1498778585 / ISBN 13: 9781498778589
Published by Taylor & Francis/Ane Books, 2016
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This classic textbook is the definitive introduction to the thermodynamic behavior of materials systems. Written as a basic text for advanced undergraduates and first year graduate students in metallurgy, metallurgical engineering, ceramics, or materials science, it presents the underlying thermodynamic principles of materials and their plethora of applications. The book is also of proven interest to working professionals in need of a reference or refresher course. Preface. Introduction and Definition of Terms. The First Law of Thermodynamics. The Second Law of Thermodynamics. The Statistical Interpretation of Entropy. Auxiliary Functions. Heat Capacity, Enthalpy, Entropy, and the Third Law of Thermodynamics. Phase Equilibrium in a One-Component System. The Behavior of Gases. The Behavior of Solutions. Gibbs Free Energy-Composition and Phase Diagrams of Binary Systems. Reactions Involving Gases. Reactions Involving Pure Consensed Phases and a Gaseous Phase. Reaction Equilibria in Systems Containing Components in Condensed Solutions. Phase Diagrams for Binary Systems in Pressure-Temperature-Composition Space. Electrochemistry. Appendix A: Selected Thermodynamic and Thermochemical Data. Appendix B Exact Differential Equations. Appendix C The Generation of Auxiliary Functions as Legendre Transformations. Nomenclatures. Answers. Index. Printed Pages: 618. Bookseller Inventory # 55252

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Title: Introduction to the Thermodynamics of ...

Publisher: Taylor & Francis/Ane Books

Publication Date: 2016

Binding: Softcover

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