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  • Bernard D. Coleman
Part of the International Centre for Mechanical Sciences book series (CISM, volume 73)

Abstract

In his essay, “A Method of Graphical Representation of the Thermodynamic Properties of Substances by Means of Surfaces,” published in 1873, Gibbs24 proposed and studied a criterion for the stability of a fluid surrounded by a medium held at fixed temperature and pressure.

Keywords

Internal Energy Specific Volume Isolate System Fixed Temperature Equilibrium Yield 
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© Springer-Verlag Wien 1971

Authors and Affiliations

  • Bernard D. Coleman
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  1. 1.Carnegie-Mellon UniversityPittsburghUSA

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