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An Introduction to Statistical Mechanics and Thermodynamics$
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Robert H. Swendsen

Print publication date: 2012

Print ISBN-13: 9780199646944

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: December 2013

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646944.001.0001

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The Postulates and Laws of Thermodynamics

The Postulates and Laws of Thermodynamics

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(p.101) 9 The Postulates and Laws of Thermodynamics
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An Introduction to Statistical Mechanics and Thermodynamics
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Robert H. Swendsen

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646944.003.0009

This chapter develops the theory of thermodynamics. It presents the six postulates of thermodynamics and summarizes the four laws of thermodynamics.

Keywords:   postulates, thermodynamics, Nernst postulate

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