Thermodynamics, Kinetic Theory, and Statistical Thermodynamics 3rd Edition
Thermodynamics, Kinetic Theory, and Statistical Thermodynamics
Thermodynamics, Kinetic Theory and Statistical Thermodynamics is designed to help undergraduate students of engineering and physics who have basic experience in the subject of calculus. The book provides the reader with useful information on classical thermodynamics and also educates him on the microscopic properties of a system. Each chapter in the book concludes with a number of problems that give the user ample practice to make him proficient in the subject. Narosa Book Publishing House was established in the year It has, over the years, published books for students of various subjects like Mathematics, Computers, Physics and Management. Certified Buyer , Barasat.
Additional order info. The general approach has been unaltered and the level remains much the same, perhaps being increased somewhat by greater coverage. The text is particularly useful for advanced undergraduates in physics and engineering who have some familiarity with calculus. Fundamental Concepts. Equations of State. The First Law of Thermodynamics.
The second law of thermodynamics states that the total entropy of an isolated system can never decrease over time. The total entropy of a system and its surroundings can remain constant in ideal cases where the system is in thermodynamic equilibrium , or is undergoing a fictive reversible process.
Teaching PHYS And therefore, two approaches are used to teach thermal physics at the undergraduate level: A traditional approach two separate courses : a semester of "Thermodynamics" followed by a semester of "Statistical Mechanics. Older textbooks present the two approaches in two separated parts. Newer books mix up the two methods. At the graduate level, thermal physics is normally taught through Statistical Mechanics approach, with some brief review of the laws of Thermodynamics. Textbooks F. From the publisher M.