Description 
xii, 723 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm 
Series 
McGrawHill series in advanced chemistry 

McGrawHill 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 freeenergy 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 solidliquid 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.


Thermodynamics.


Chemistry, Physical.


Thermodynamics.

Author 
Randall, Merle, 18881950.

LC no. 
60010604 
ISBN 
0070376220 
