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Author Lewis, Gilbert Newton, 1875-1946.

Title Thermodynamics / Gilbert Newton Lewis [and] Merle Randall. Rev. by Kenneth S. Pitzer [and] Leo Brewer
Edition Second edition
Published New York : McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1961


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Description xii, 723 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Series McGraw-Hill series in advanced chemistry
McGraw-Hill series in advanced chemistry.
Contents The scope of thermodynamics -- Definitions: the concept of equilibrium -- Conventions and mathematical methods -- The first law of thermodynamics and the concept of energy -- Application of the first law to a pure homogeneous substance -- Heat capacities of pure substances and heats of reaction -- The second law of thermodynamics and the concept of entropy -- Entropy and probability -- Heat engines, heat pumps, cycles, and flow processes -- The relationship of entropy to other state functions -- The numerical calculation of entropy -- The third law of thermodynamics -- The free energy -- The chemical potential and escaping tendency; equilibrium between two or more pure phases; the fugacity -- Standard free-energy functions and equilibrium calculations -- Real gases -- Solutions -- The ideal solution -- The laws of the dilute solution -- The useful functions, activity, activity coefficient, and equilibrium constant -- Nonelectrolyte solutions -- Electrolyte solutions -- Theories of electrolyte solutions -- Galvanic cells and electrode potentials -- Thermal properties of solutions -- Activity coefficients from solid-liquid equilibria -- Thermodynamic properties of ideal gases calculated form spectroscopic and other molecular data -- Irreversible processes near equilibrium; nonisothermal systems; steady states -- Surface effects -- Systems involving gravitational or centrifugal fields -- Systems involving electric or magnetic fields -- Estimation of entropies and other thermodynamic quantities -- Vaporization processes -- Multicomponent systems -- Hydrogen and helium at low temperatures
Notes First published in 1923 under title: Thermodynamics and the free energy of chemical substances
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Notes Also issued online
Subject Chemistry, Physical and theoretical.
Chemistry, Physical.
Author Randall, Merle, 1888-1950.
LC no. 60010604
ISBN 0070376220
Other Titles Thermodynamics and the free energy of chemical substances