Comprehensive advanced textbook on thermodynamics for Earth scientists, suitable for senior undergraduate and graduate students.
A textbook for a first- and second-year undergraduate course in chemical thermodynamics and fields in which chemical thermodynamics is applied. Emphasizes the use of thermodynamics as a tool for students with little background in thermodynamics and shows how to get data from tables and solve realistic problems. Other chapters on the role of models in science are intended for second-year students. Includes chapter summaries, problems and answers, and lab activities. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)