Chapter 5. Partial Derivatives (δZ/δY)x Simplified

  1. H. Donald Brooke Jenkins

Published Online: 7 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470697733.ch5

Chemical Thermodynamics at a Glance

Chemical Thermodynamics at a Glance

How to Cite

Jenkins, H. D. B. (2008) Partial Derivatives (δZ/δY)x Simplified, in Chemical Thermodynamics at a Glance, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470697733.ch5

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



  • partial derivatives;
  • ordinary derivatives;
  • actual change;
  • differentiation;
  • thermodynamics


This chapter contains section titled:

  • Partial Derivatives and their Interpretation

  • Partial Derivatives in Thermodynamics