Chemical Thermodynamics : An Introduction, Paperback / softback Book

Chemical Thermodynamics : An Introduction Paperback / softback


This course-derived undergraduate textbook provides a concise explanation of the key concepts and calculations of chemical thermodynamics.

Instead of the usual `classical' introduction, this text adopts a straightforward postulatory approach that introduces thermodynamic potentials such as entropy and energy more directly and transparently. Structured around several features to assist students' understanding, Chemical Thermodynamics :Develops applications and methods for the ready treatment of equilibria on a sound quantitative basis. Requires minimal background in calculus to understand the text and presents formal derivations to the student in a detailed but understandable way. Offers end-of-chapter problems (and answers) for self-testing and review and reinforcement, of use for self- or group study. This book is suitable as essential reading for courses in a bachelor and master chemistry program and is also valuable as a reference or textbook for students of physics, biochemistry and materials science.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 354 pages, 6 Illustrations, color; 71 Illustrations, black and white; XI, 354 p. 77 illus., 6 illus.
  • Publisher: Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. K
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  • Category: Thermochemistry & chemical thermodynamics
  • ISBN: 9783642198632

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