Thermodynamic Data

Systematics and Estimation

  • Surendra K. Saxena

Part of the Advances in Physical Geochemistry book series (PHYSICAL GEOCHE, volume 10)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. P. Richet, D. R. Neuville
    Pages 132-161
  3. G. Ottonello, A. Della Giusta, A. Dal Negro, F. Baccarin
    Pages 194-238
  4. G. Grimvall, A. Fernández Guillermet
    Pages 272-282
  5. Subrata Ghose, Narayani Choudhury, S. L. Chaplot, K. R. Rao
    Pages 283-314
  6. L. C. Ming, M. H. Manghnani, Y. H. Kim, S. Usha-Devi, J.-A. Xu, E. Ito
    Pages 315-334
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 335-367

About this book


With the rapid development of fast processors, the power of a mini-super­ computer now exists in a lap-top box. Quite sophisticated techniques are be­ coming accessible to geoscientists, thus making disciplinary boundaries fade. Chemists and physicists are no longer shying away from computational mineral­ ogical and material science problems "too complicated to handle." Geoscientists are willing to delve into quantitative physico-chemical methods and open those "black boxes" they had shunned for several decades but with which had learned to live. I am proud to present yet another volume in this series which is designed to break the disciplinary boundaries and bring the geoscientists closer to their chemist and physicist colleagues in achieving a common goal. This volume is the result of an international collaboration among many physical geochemists (chemists, physicists, and geologists) aiming to understand the nature of material. The book has one common theme: namely, how to determine quantitatively through theory the physico-chemical parameters of the state of a solid or fluid.


chemical reaction kinetics mineral petrology

Editors and affiliations

  • Surendra K. Saxena
    • 1
  1. 1.Planetary Geochemistry Program Institute of GeologyUppsala UniversityUppsalaSweden

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag New York 1992
  • Publisher Name Springer, New York, NY
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4612-7692-0
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4612-2842-4
  • Series Print ISSN 0722-3269
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