This is a graduate-level text for courses in thermodynamics, which also serves as a reference for professional physicists. This text emphasizes the historical development of the subject and is broad in scope, covering the evolution of the topic from the time of Galileo to the modern thermodynamics of Clasuius and Kelvin; theory, applications, and phase transitions; and microscopic theories, statistical mechanics, and the thermodynamics of special relativity. The book includes problems and exercises.
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Descripción American Institute of Physics. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: Good. 0883187973 Good+; Hardcover; Withdrawn library copy with the standard library markings; Light wear to the covers; Library stamps to the endpapers; Text pages are clean & unmarked; Binding is excellent with a straight spine; This book will be stored and delivered in a sturdy cardboard box with foam padding; Medium-Large Format (Quatro, 9.75" - 10.75" tall); Green covers with title in gold lettering; 1994, American Institute of Physics; 480 pages; "A Survey of Thermodynamics," by Martin Bailyn. Nº de ref. de la librería SKU-U27AA06511056