Introduction to Thermodynamics and Phase Transitions

  • David A. Lavis
  • George M. Bell
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Part of the Texts and Monographs in Physics book series (TMP)

Abstract

We assume that the reader has some previous knowledge of thermodynamics.1 Our intention here is to revise briefly the essential part of the theory, to introduce critical phenomena and, at the end of this chapter, to put the theory into a suitably generalized form for later use.

Keywords

Permeability Entropy Dioxide Dust Convection 

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1999

Authors and Affiliations

  • David A. Lavis
    • 1
  • George M. Bell
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of MathematicsKing’s College, University of London StrandLondonUK

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