Chapter 8. Thermodynamics of Aggregate States and Phase Transitions

  1. Boris M. Smirnov

Published Online: 12 JAN 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9783527608089.ch8

Principles of Statistical Physics: Distributions, Structures, Phenomena, Kinetics of Atomic Systems

Principles of Statistical Physics: Distributions, Structures, Phenomena, Kinetics of Atomic Systems

How to Cite

Smirnov, B. M. (2007) Thermodynamics of Aggregate States and Phase Transitions, in Principles of Statistical Physics: Distributions, Structures, Phenomena, Kinetics of Atomic Systems, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527608089.ch8

Author Information

  1. Institute for High Temperatures, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 12 JAN 2007
  2. Published Print: 20 JAN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527406135

Online ISBN: 9783527608089

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Keywords:

  • statistical physics;
  • equilibrium of atomic systems;
  • excitation of atomic systems;
  • thermodynamics of aggregate states;
  • phase transitions;
  • scaling for molecular gases;
  • solid–solid cluster phase transition;
  • lattice model;
  • bulk rare gases;
  • chemical equilibria

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Scaling for Dense and Condensed Rare Gases

  • Phase Transitions at High Pressures and Temperatures

  • Scaling for Molecular Gases

  • Two-state Approximation for Aggregate States

  • Solid–Solid Cluster Phase Transition

  • Configuration Excitation of a Large Cluster

  • Lattice Model for Phase Transition

  • Lattice Model for Liquid State of Bulk Rare Gases

  • Chemical Equilibria and Phase Transitions