Classical and quantum thermal physics [E-Book] / R. Prasad.
Prasad, R., (author)
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2016
1 online resource (xxii, 575 pages)
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Table of Contents:
  • The kinetic theory of gases
  • Ideal to a real gas, viscosity, conductivity and diffusion
  • Thermodynamics: definitions and the Zeroth law
  • First law of thermodynamics and some of its applications
  • Second law of thermodynamics and some of its applications
  • Tds equations and their applications
  • Thermodynamic functions, potentials, Maxwell's equations, the third law and equilibrium
  • Some applications of thermodynamics to problems of physics and engineering
  • Application of thermodynamics to chemical reactions
  • Quantum thermodynamics
  • Some applications of quantum thermodynamics
  • Introduction to the thermodynamics of irreversible processes.