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Engineering and Chemical Thermodynamics, 2nd Edition,9780470259610
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Chemical engineers face the challenge of learning the difficult concept and application of entropy and the 2nd Law of Thermodynamics. By following a visual approach and offering qualitative discussions of the role of molecular interactions, Koretsky helps them understand and visualize thermodynamics. Highlighted examples show how the material is applied in the real world. Expanded coverage includes biological content and examples, the Equation of State approach for both liquid and vapor phases in VLE, and the practical side of the 2nd Law. Engineers will then be able to use this resource as the basis for more advanced concepts.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Measured Thermodynamic Properties and Other Basic Concepts

Chapter 2: The First Law of Thermodynamics

Chapter 3: Entropy and the Second Law of Thermodynamics Exergy Development

Chapter 4: Equations of State and Intermolecular Forces

Chapter 5: The Thermodynamics Web

Chapter 6: Phase Equilibria I Problem Formulation

Chapter 7: Phase Equilibria II Fugacity

Chapter 8: Phase Equilibria III Applications

Chapter 9: Chemical Reaction Equilibria

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