

This section contains free ebooks and guides on ThermoDynamics, some of the resources in this section can be viewed online and some of them can be downloaded.




Treatise on ThermodynamicsMax
PlanckOnline  352 Pages  EnglishThis is an introductory textbook on Thermodynamics for students who have
taken elementary courses in Physics and Chemistry, and are familiar with the
elements of the Differential and Integral Calculus. Topics covered includes:
Fundamental Facts And Definitions, The First Fundamental Principle Of
Thermodynamics, The Second Fundamental Principle Of Thermodynamics, Applications
To Special States Of Equilibrium.
 Applied Thermodynamics NPTELNPTELOnline  NA Pages  EnglishThis note
covers the following topics: Property relationships for pure substances and
Mixtures, Thermodynamic Relations, Ideal Gas Mixtures, Combustion
Thermodynamics, Gas Power Cycles, Vapour Power Cycles, Refrigeration Cycles,
Reciprocating Compressors, Compressible Flows and Steam Nozzles.
 Lecture Notes On Thermodynamics by Joseph M. PowersJoseph M. PowersPDF  383 Pages  EnglishThe objective of
this course note is to survey practical and theoretical problems in classical
thermodynamics. Topics covered includes: Thermodynamic system and control
volume, Properties and state of a substance, Properties of a pure substance,
Work and heat, The first law of thermodynamics, First law analysis for a control
volume, The second law of thermodynamics, Entropy, Second law analysis for a
control volume, Cycles, Mathematical foundations.
 Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics Course NotesT.K. Nguyen, Chemical and Materials
Engineering, Cal Poly PomonaPDF  288 Pages  EnglishThis bote covers the following topics: Thermodynamic Property Relationships, Phase Equilibria, Principle of Phase
Equilibrium, Applied Phase Equilibrium, Chemical Equilibrium , Solving Algebraic Equations, Process Simulator.
 Applied Thermodynamics by Sudheer SiddapureddySudheer SiddapureddyPDF  124 Pages  EnglishThis
note explains the following topics: Classification of Thermodynamic Cycles , Gas
Power Cycles, Gas Power Cycles for Different Applications, Compressors:
centrifugal and axialflow, Combustion chambers, Turbines.
 Basic ThermodynamicsNPTELOnline  NA Pages  EnglishThis
note covers the following topics: Work and Heat, First Law of Thermodynamics,
Pure Substances and Steam Tables and Ideal and Real Gases, Basics of Energy
Conversion cycles, Second Law of Thermodynamics, Entropy, Availability and
Irreversibility.
 Thermodynamics Interaction Studies Solids, Liquids and GasesJuan Carlos
MorenoPirajanOnline  NA Pages  EnglishThermodynamics is the branch of science concerned with heat and
temperature and their relation to energy and work. Being concentrated on a
wide range of applications of thermodynamics, this book gathers a series of
contributions by the finest scientists in the world, gathered in an orderly
manner. It can be used in postgraduate courses for students and as a
reference book, as it is written in a language pleasing to the reader.
 The Adventure of Physics Vol. I Fall, Flow, and HeatChristoph
SchillePDF  530 Pages  EnglishCarefully observing everyday motion allows us to deduce six essential
statements: everyday motion is continuous, conserved, relative, reversible,
mirrorinvariant and lazy. This text explores how these six results are deduced
and how they fit with all those observations that seem to contradict them.
 Understanding thermodynamicsH C.Van NessOnline  NA Pages  EnglishClearly written treatment elucidates
fundamental concepts and demonstrates their plausibility and usefulness.
Language is informal, examples are vivid and lively, and the perspectivie is
fresh. Based on lectures delivered to engineering students, this work will also
be valued by scientists, engineers, technicians, businessmen, anyone facing
energy challenges of the future.
 Thermodynamics Fundamentals and Its Application in ScienceRicardo
MoralesRodriguezOnline  542 Pages  EnglishThis book presents the selection of various high level
contributions involving thermodynamics. The book goes from the fundamentals up
to several applications in different scientific fields. The content of the book
has been classified in six sections: Classical Thermodynamics, Statistical
Thermodynamics, Property Prediction in Thermodynamics, Material and Products,
Non Equilibrium and Thermodynamics in Diverse Areas.
 Laws of ThermodynamicsMITPDF  31 Pages  EnglishThis note explains the three Laws of
thermodynamics and the Zeroth Law in precisely.
 Thermodynamics Lecture NotesThe
School Of Physics, The University Of EdinburghOnline  NA Pages  EnglishThis note covers the following
topics: systems surroundings and thermodynamic variables work and equilibrium
introduced, temperature and the zeroth law of thermodynamics, basic properties of
basic systems, reversible processes, internal energy: heat capacities and the first
law of thermodynamics, isothermal and adiabatic expansions, ideal gas and Van der
waals equation of state, cyclic processes: heat engines, the second law of
thermodynamics, carnots theorem, thermodynamic temperature scale, Carnot
devices, the clausius inequality entropy and principle of increase in entropy,
the central equation of thermodynamics, entropy probablilty and disorder, the
thermodynamic potentials: internal energy enthalpy helmholtz and gibbs free
energy, Maxwells relations, properties and processes including applications of
Maxwells relations ,magnetic systems refrigeration and black body radiation,
phases: the PVT surface and the equlibrium condition for two phases, phase
equilibrium, positive compressibility and heat capacity, calculating entropy, the
clausius clapeyron equation, the vaporization curve, first order phase changes,
second order phase changes, the Ehrenfest equations, the third law of
thermodynamics.
 Lecturenbsp; Notes Thermodynamics (PDF 29P)Prof. Michael GoldPDF  29 Pages  EnglishCovered
topics:Statistical Mechanics, Temperature, Heat, Entropy, Law of definite
proportions, Definition of a Mole, Definition of amu, Archimedes, Pressure,
States of matter, Measuring Temperature, Measure of Heat, Ideal Gases.
 Notes on Thermodynamics and Statistical Physics (PDF 34P)Andrew
ForresterPDF  34 Pages  EnglishThis note covers the following topics: notation and conventions,
mathematical techniques, Thermodynamic Quantities,
Statistical Mechanics Terms, Quantities Defined for Proofs, laws
and relations, people and old eponymous laws, theorems postulates hypotheses and
demons, important physical systems phenomena and applications, models paradoxes
and catastrophes, constants and important quantities.
 Lecture Notes on Thermodynamics and Statistical Mechanics (PDF 502P)Daniel Arovas, Department of Physics, University of California, San DiegoPDF  502P Pages  EnglishThis
book covers: Probability, Thermodynamics,
Ergodicity and the Approach to Equilibrium, Statistical Ensembles, Noninteracting Quantum Systems, Interacting Systems,
Mean Field Theory of Phase Transitions,
Nonequilibrium Phenomena
  Basic Principles of Classical and Statistical Thermodynamics [PDF 35p]Thomas
W. LelandPDF  33 Pages  EnglishThis note covers the following topics: Thermodynamic and
NonThermodynamic Properties, Microstates and Thermodynamic States, Concept of
Energy, Microstate Driving Forces, Thermodynamic Driving Forces, Intensive and
Extensive Propertie, The Laws of Thermodynamics, Heat and Thermal Energy,
Entropy, Energy Transport by Mass Transfer, The Chemical Potential, Second Law
and Molecular Behavior, Localized and NonLocalized Systems, Probability and The
Second Law, Concepts of Order and Disorder, Entropy and the Second Law, Partial
and Complete Equilibrium States.
 Applied thermodynamicsTaftan
DataOnline  NA Pages  EnglishThis note covers the following topics: Laws of thermodynamics,
Definition of of the following: Heat engines, Turbines , Steam turbine,
Gas turbine, Compressor and Thermodynamic cycle, Definition of the
following processes like: Isobaric, Isothermal, Isentropic, Isometric,
Adiabatic, Adiabatic mixing, Throttling, Free expansion, Polytropic, Heat
transfer and Air Conditioning, Definition and/or units of: Energy,
Exergy, Power, Enthalpy, Entropy, Temperature, Pressure, Specific volume,
Density and Specific heat capacity.
 Heat and Thermodynamics
Dr. J. B. TatumOnline  NA Pages  EnglishThis note covers the following topics: Partial Derivatives, Temperature, Thermal Conduction, Thermodynamic
Processes, Properties of Gases, The First and Second Laws of
Thermodynamics, Heat Capacity, and the Expansion of Gases, Enthalpy, The
Joule and JouleThomson Experiments, Heat Engines, The ClausiusClapeyron
Equation, Adiabatic Demagnetization, Nernst's Heat Theorem and the Third
Law of Thermodynamics and Chemical Thermodynamics.
 Thermodynamics NotesBradley
R. HackerOnline  NA Pages  EnglishThis note covers the following topics: Units of Temperature:
Degrees Celsius and Kelvin, Units of Energy: Joules and Calories, Chemical
Reactions and Equations, ReactionProduced Change in Mass, Density,
Volume, Le Chatelier's Principle, First Law of Thermodynamics, Enthalpy,
Entropy, The Equilibrium Constant, Graphical Portrayal of K,
Geothermometry and Geobarometry.
 Fundamentals of ThermodynamicsDr. J. Karl Johnson Online  NA Pages  EnglishThis
note covers the following topics: laws of thermodynamics,
notation, Work and processes, Classical thermodynamics, Statistical
mechanic, Thermophysical properties, Phase equilibria and Chemical
equilibria.
 Some notes on thermodynamics  Chemical ThermodynamicsW.
Ron SalzmanOnline  NA Pages  EnglishThis
note covers the following topics: States of Matter, Variables, and Units, Ideal gas and van der Waals
equations of state, The virial equations of state, Critical Points,
Critical Constants for van der Walls Gas, Solids, Liquids, Thermometers,
Ideal Gas Temperature Scale, Work, Energy, the First Law, pV Work,
Reversible and Irreversible Processes, Heat and Heat Capacity, Energy, the
First Law, and Enthalpy, Entropy of Mixing, Phase Equilibrium, Helmholtz
and Gibbs Free Energies, Vapor Pressure Diagrams, Colligative Properties,
Chemical Equilibrium, Heat and Heat Capacity, Energy, the First Law, and
Enthalpy.
 Internal Combustion Engine Thermodynamics Outline  Fundamentals of Thermodynamics  Thermodynamics Professor Z. S. Spakovszky  Notes on Thermal Physics  Thermal and Statistical Physics  Max Fairbairn's Planetary Photometry  Thermodynamics and Kinetics of Materials  Thermodynamics for Geoscientists  Thermodynamics of Materials  Thermodynamics and Statistical Thermodynamics [PDF 31p]  Thermal Energy 








