This book presents the selection of various high level contributions involving thermodynamics. The book goes from the fundamentals up to several applications in different scientific fields. The conten . . . . .
Contents: Introductory Remarks; Partial Derivatives; Temperature; Thermal Conduction; Thermodynamic Processes; Properties of Gases; The First and Second Laws of Thermodynamics; Heat Capacity, and the . . . . .
Contentuto: Aspetti Generali; Dalla Dinamica alla Termodinamica; Il Principio di Boltzmann: deduzione e conseguenze; Applicazioni: Sistemi Non Degeneri; Termodinamica dei Gas Ideali Non Degeneri; Term . . . . .
Contents: variables, Gibbs phase rule, and laws of thermodynamics; work and processes; Gibbsien equations; Legendre transforms; mathematical tools, the partial derivative game; process evlauation res . . . . .
Contents: Thermodynamic systems and the zeroth law; Transformations and the first law; Heat engines and the second law; Entropy and the third law; Thermodynamic potentials; Thermodynamics of magnetic . . . . .
This work gives a brief summary of major formulations of the third law of thermodynamics and their implications, including the impossibility of perpetual motion of the third kind. The last sections of . . . . .
This paper gives a concise, mathematically rigorous description of phenomenological equilibrium thermodynamics for single-phase systems in the absence of chemical reactions and external forces.
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