Physics 4302 (Statistical & Thermal Physics) Lectures (Power Point)
Topics in Reif, Chapter 5
Simple Applications of Macrscopic Thermodynamics
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Part I: Summary of Many of the Ideas in Sections 5.1 - 5.8: 
            Internal Energy, Enthalpy, Helmholtz Free Energy,
            Gibbs Free Energy, Maxwell Relations.
               Derivation of General Relations. 
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Part Ia: More of the Ideas in Sections 5.1 - 5.8: 
             Maxwell Relations & Applications: Measurable Properties. 
               Internal Energy. Heat Capacity.  Adiabatic Expansion/Compression. 
               Specific Heats. Entropy.  Applications of the "TdS Equations".
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Part II: Sections 5.9 & 5.10: More applications of the "TdS Equations".
                Adiabtic Free Expansion of a Gas. 
                Joule-Thompson ("Throttling") Effect (or Joule-Kelvin Effect).
               The Van der Waals Equation of State.
Part III: More Discussion of Maxwell's Relations"Thermodynamic Potentials". 
                 Internal Energy, Enthalpy, Helmholtz & Gibbs Free Energies, Entropy.
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Part IV, Overview of Classical Thermodynamics: 
                An excellent lecture borrowed from Professor Roy Rubins, 
                Univ. of Texas at Arlington

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