Grappling with the first and second laws of thermodynamics can test the intellectual mettle of even the most dedicated student of the physical sciences. Approaching the subject for the first time may raise more queries and doubts than are usually handled in the basic, straightforward textbook.
What people are saying - Write a review
i am a student
and my in my view as the book is not fully displayed there is a problem to understand what is written on the next page :-((( !!!
Review: Understanding ThermodynamicsUser Review - Dave - Goodreads
This is an excellent introduction to thermodynamics. It is concise and light on math. I think this book is a good choice for anyone who is interesting in learning the basic concepts of thermodynamics. The Laws of Thermodynamics: A Very Short Introduction by Peter Atkins is excellent as well. Read full review
Energy ConservationThe First Law of Thermodynamics
The Concept of Reversibility
The Second Law of Thermodynamics
More on the Second Law
Thermodynamics and Statistical Mechanics