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Thermodynamics in Earth and Planetary Sciences

Jibamitra Ganguly
Format
Book
Published
Berlin : Springer, c2008.
Language
English
ISBN
9783540773054 (acid-free paper), 3540773053 (acid-free paper), 9783540773061 (e-ISBN), 3540773061 (e-ISBN)
Contents
  • Introduction
  • First and second laws
  • Thermodynamic potentials and derivative properties
  • Third law and thermochemistry
  • Critical phenomenon and equations of states
  • Phase transitions, melting and reactions of stoichiometric phases
  • Thermal pressure, Earth's interior and adiabatic processes
  • Thermodynamics of solutions
  • Thermodynamic solution and mixing models : non-electrolytes
  • Equilibria involving solutions and gaseous mixtures
  • Element fractionation in geological systems
  • Electrolyte solutions and electrochemistry
  • Surface effects
  • Appendix A: Rate of entropy production and kinetic implications
  • Appendix B: Review of some mathematical relations
  • Appendix C: Estimation of thermodynamic properties of solids.
Description
xxv, 501 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 471-490) and index.
Technical Details
  • Access in Virgo Classic

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