Review of Thermodynamics

  • Takafumi Kita
Part of the Graduate Texts in Physics book series (GTP)


We summarize the fundamentals of thermodynamics that will be indispensable for describing superconductivity. Advanced readers familiar with the topic may wish to skim through to the next chapter.


Internal Energy Isolate System Helmholtz Free Energy State Quantity Legendre Transformation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Takafumi Kita
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  1. 1.Department of PhysicsHokkaido UniversitySapporoJapan

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