Chapter 1. Thermodynamic Changes, Properties and Types of Function

  1. H. Donald Brooke Jenkins

Published Online: 7 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470697733.ch1

Chemical Thermodynamics at a Glance

Chemical Thermodynamics at a Glance

How to Cite

Jenkins, H. D. B. (2008) Thermodynamic Changes, Properties and Types of Function, in Chemical Thermodynamics at a Glance, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470697733.ch1

Author Information

  1. Professor of Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 7 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405139977

Online ISBN: 9780470697733

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Keywords:

  • thermodynamic system;
  • chemical reactions;
  • evaporation;
  • energy exchange;
  • thermodynamic properties

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Thermodynamic System and Surroundings

  • Thermodynamic Changes

  • Thermodynamic Intensive and Extensive Properties

  • Molar Quantities and the Concept of the Mole

  • Meaning of the Term Molar in Relation to Chemical Reactions

  • Types of Thermodynamic Function: Path Dependent Function, q and w

  • State Functions, X