Mapping of Sekerka book

1. Introduction.\\

1.1 Temperature\\

1.2 Thermodynamics Versus Statistical Mechanics\\

1.3 Classification of State Variables\\

1.4 Energy in Mechanics\\

1.5 Elementary Kinetic Theory\\


2. First Law of Thermodynamics\\

2.1 Statement of the First Law\\

2.2 Quasistatic Work\\

2.3 Heat Capacities\\

2.4 Work Due to Expansion of an Ideal Gas\\

2.5 Enthalpy\\


3. Second Law of Thermodynamics\\

3.1 Statement of the Second Law\\

3.2 Carnot Cycle and Engines\\

3.3 Calculation of the Entropy Change\\

3.4 Combined First and Second Laws\\



5. Open Systems\\

5.1 Single Component Open System\\

5.2 Multicomponent Open Systems\\

5.3 Euler Theorem of Homogeneous Functions\\


5.5 Legendre Transformations\\

5.6 Partial Molar Quantities\\

5.7 Entropy of Chemical Reaction\\


6. Equilibrium and Thermodynamic Potentials\\

6.1 Entropy Criterion\\

6.2 Energy Criterion\\

6.3 Other Equilibrium Criteria\\

6.4 Summary of Criteria\\


7. Requirements for Stability\\

7.1 Stability Requirements for Entropy\\

7.2 Stability Requirements for Internal Energy\\

7.3 Stability Requirements for Other Potentials\\

7.4 Consequences of Stability Requirements\\

7.6 Principles of Le Chatlier and Le Chatlier-Braun\\


8. Monocomponent Phase Equilibrium\\

8.1 Clausius-Clapeyron Equation\\


10. Binary Solutions\\

10.1 Thermodynamics of Binary Solutions

(no 10.1.2, 10.1.3)\\

10.2 Ideal Solutions (only Gibbs potential (10.27), (10.28), and (10.29))\\


12. Chemical Reactions (reading assignment)\\

12.1 Reactions at Constant Volume or Pressure\\

12.3 Equilibrium and Affinity\\

12.4 Explicit Equilibrium Conditions (no 12.4.2)\\


16. Microcanonical Ensemble\\

16.1 Fundamental Hypothesis of Statistical Mechanics\\

16.2 Two-State Subsystems\\

16.3 Harmonic Oscillators\\


(18. Distinguishable Particles with Negligible Interaction Energies\\

18.1 Derivation of the Boltzmann Distribution

18.2 Two-State Subsystems

18.3 Harmonic Oscillators

18.4 Rigid Linear Rotator )\\


19. Canonical Ensemble\\

19.1 Three Derivations\\

19.2 Factorization Theorem\\

19.3 Classical Ideal Gas (*)\\

19.4 Maxwell-Boltzmann Distribution\\

19.5 Energy Dispersion\\


21. Grand Canonical Ensemble\\

21.1 Derivation from Microcanonical Ensemble\\

21.2 Ideal Systems: Orbitals and Factorization\\

21.4 Multicomponent Systems\\

21.5 Pressure Ensemble (no 21.5.2, 21.5.3)\\



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