Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Michael Sprackling
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  18. Back Matter
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About this book

Introduction

Thermal Physics is written for students studing the core Thermal Physics/Thermodynamics modules(s) at 2nd/3rd year UK undergraduate level. Thermal Physics deals with the transfer of energy to, from and between macroscopic bodies. The early chapters-examine the nature of these interactions before the laws of thermodynamics are developed. In this way the student is introduced to the concepts before encountering detailed mathematics. The final chapters discuss the important topics of kinetic theory and heat transfer.

Keywords

dynamics energy entropy heat kinetic theory law of thermodynamics laws of thermodynamics mathematics phase physics temperature thermodynamics

Authors and affiliations

  • Michael Sprackling
    • 1
  1. 1.Dept of PhysicsKing’s CollegeLondonUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-349-21377-1
  • Copyright Information Michael Sprackling 1991
  • Publisher Name Palgrave, London
  • eBook Packages Physics and Astronomy
  • Print ISBN 978-0-333-53658-2
  • Online ISBN 978-1-349-21377-1
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