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Author Sherwood, Dennis,
Title Modern thermodynamics for chemists and biochemists / Dennis Sherwood and Paul Dalby.
Imprint Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2018.
2018
Edition First edition.

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Author Sherwood, Dennis,
Subject Thermodynamics.
Alt Name Dalby, Paul (Biochemist),
Description 1 online resource : illustrations
Edition First edition.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Fundamentals. Systems and states ; Work and energy ; Temperature and heat ; Thermodynamics and mathematics -- The three laws. The first law of thermodynamics ; Enthalpy and thermochemistry ; Ideal gas processes : and two ideal gas case studies too ; Spontaneous changes ; The second law of thermodynamics ; Clausius, Kelvin, Planck, Caratheodory and Carnot ; Order, information and time ; The third law of thermodynamics -- Free energy, spontaneity, and equilibrium. Free energy ; Chemical equilibrium and chemical kinetics -- Chemical applications. Phase equilibria ; Reactions in solution ; Acids, bases and buffer solutions ; Boiling points and melting points ; Mixing and osmosis ; Electrochemistry ; Mathematical round up ; From ideal to real -- Biochemical applications. The biochemical standard state ; The bioenergetics of living cells ; Macromolecular conformations and interactions ; Thermodynamics today : and tomorrow.
Summary Thermodynamics is fundamental to university curricula in chemistry, physics, engineering and many life sciences. It is also notoriously difficult for students to understand, learn and apply. This book explains the fundamental concepts with great clarity, and shows how they can be applied to a variety of chemical and life science contexts.
Note Online resource ; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed May 23, 2018).
ISBN 9780191085826 (electronic bk.)
0191085820 (electronic bk.)
9780198782957
9780198784708
0198782950
9780191826177
0191826170
OCLC # 1036986129
Additional Format Print version: Sherwood, Dennis. Modern thermodynamics for chemists and biochemists. First edition. Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2018 0198784708 (OCoLC)1005117555



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