Chap The Mathematics of Thermodynamics

6.1 Mathematical prelude 1

6.1.1 Exact differentials 1

6.1.2 The "divide-and-hold-constant" method 3

6.2 The Maxwell Relations and other Useful Formulas 4

6.3 Thermodynamic Relations for Nonideal Behavior 6

6.3.1 Internal Energy and Enthalpy 6

6.3.2 Entropy 7

6.3.3 Heat Capacities 8

6.4 Nonideal gases with special process restraints 11

6.4.1 Isentropic process 11

6.4.2 Joule Expansion (constant internal energy process) 12

6.4.3 The Joule-Thomson Coefficient (constant enthalpy process) 14

Problems 15

Getting Started With Solar

Getting Started With Solar

Do we really want the one thing that gives us its resources unconditionally to suffer even more than it is suffering now? Nature, is a part of our being from the earliest human days. We respect Nature and it gives us its bounty, but in the recent past greedy money hungry corporations have made us all so destructive, so wasteful.

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