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Principles of Classical Thermodynamics

Applied To Materials Science

by Didier De Fontaine

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The aim of this book is to present Classical Thermodynamics in a unified way, from the most fundamental principles to non-uniform systems, thereby requiring the introduction of coarse graining methods, leading for instance to phase field methods. Solutions thermodynamics and temperature-concentration phase diagrams are covered, plus also a brief introduction to statistical thermodynamics and topological disorder. The Landau theory is included along with a general treatment of multicomponent instabilities in various types of thermodynamic applications, including phase separation and order-disorder transitions. Nucleation theory and spinodal decomposition are presented as extreme cases of a single approach involving the all-important role of fluctuations.In this way, it is hoped that this coverage will reconcile in a unified manner techniques generally presented separately in physics and materials texts.

Publication Details

Publisher:
World Scientific Publishing Company
Imprint:
World Scientific
Publication Date:
2019

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  • Adobe PDF eBook 7.4 MB
Principles of Classical Thermodynamics
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