2. Thermodynamics of Unary Systems

  1. Y. Austin Chang1 and
  2. W. Alan Oates2

Published Online: 25 JAN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470549940.ch2

Materials Thermodynamics

Materials Thermodynamics

How to Cite

Chang, Y. A. and Oates, W. A. (2009) Thermodynamics of Unary Systems, in Materials Thermodynamics, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470549940.ch2

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, USA

  2. 2

    Institute for Materials Research, University of Salford, Salford, United Kingdom

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 JAN 2010
  2. Published Print: 9 NOV 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470484142

Online ISBN: 9780470549940



  • unary system thermodynamics;
  • computer stored coefficients evaluating standard state properties of PbO;
  • important Gibbs–Duhem equation


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Standard State Properties

  • The Effect of Pressure

  • The Gibbs–Duhem Equation

  • Experimental Methods

  • Exercises