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A New Thermodynamics

By Kent W. Mayhew

 A revised/improved version of this book should be out shortly.

 

Changing Our Perspective

Part 1:

A New Thermodynamics

 

CONTENTS

 

 

 

Acknowledgments

i

1

Review of the Basics

1

2

Heat Capacity & Other

8

3

Matter and Temperature

12

4

Energy Within a Volume

16

5

Equipartition, Maxwell and Energy

25

6

Work: The Basics

32

7

Systems Performing Work

42

8

Engine, Efficiency and Reversibility

56

9

Expanding Gases, Refrigeration, and Walls 

62

10

Heat, Matter and the Ideal Gas Constant   

72

11

Latent Heat

84

12

Probability, Latent Heat & Critical Temperature

90

13

Rates and Vapor Pressure

104

14

Solubility   

113

15

Physical Chemistry

118

16

Defying the Laws

128

17

The Heart of the Failure

134

18

Authorís Commentary

137

 

Appendix: Table of Contents

138

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