Molecular Thermodynamics

Donald A. McQuarrie
University of California, Davis

John D. Simon
Duke University


CONTENTS

Preface

1. The Energy Levels of Atoms and Molecules

MathChapter A: Numerical Methods

2. The Properties of Gases

MathChapter B: Probability and Statistics

3. The Boltzmann Factor and Partition Functions

MathChapter C: Series and Limits

4. Partition Functions and Ideal Gases

MathChapter D: Partial Differentiation

5. The First Law of Thermodynamics

MathChapter E: The Binomial Distribution and Stirling's Approximation

6. Entropy and the Second Law of Thermodynamics

7. Entropy and the Third Law of Thermodynamics

8. Helmholtz and Gibbs Energies

9. Phase Equilibria

10. Solutions I: Liquid-Liquid Solutions

11. Solutions II: Solid-Liquid Solutions

12. Chemical Equilibrium

13. Thermodynamics of Electrochemical Cells

14. Nonequilibrium Thermodynamics

Answers to Numerical Problems

Illustration Credits

Index