The Laws of Thermodynamics: A Very Short Introduction download free [PDF and Ebook] by Peter W. Atkins

The Laws of Thermodynamics: A Very Short Introduction download free [PDF and Ebook] by Peter W. Atkins year 2010
  • Book name: The Laws of Thermodynamics: A Very Short Introduction
  • Author: Peter W. Atkins
  • Release date: 2010/7/1
  • Publisher: OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Science and Geography
  • ISBN: 9780199572199
  • Rating: 9.1 of 10
  • Votes: 547
  • Review by: Xiomara Lewandowski
  • Review rating: 9.81 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/15
  • Total pages: 120
  • Includes a PDF summary of 10 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: From the sudden expansion of a cloud of gas or the cooling of a hot metal, to the unfolding of a thought in our minds and even the course of life itself, everything is governed by the four Laws of Thermodynamics. These laws specify the nature of 'energy' and 'temperature', and are soon revealed to reach out and define the arrow of time itself: why things change and why death must come. In this Very Short Introduction Peter Atkins explains the basis and deeper implications of each law, highlighting their relevance in everyday examples. Using the minimum of mathematics, he introduces concepts such as entropy, free energy, and to the brink and beyond of the absolute zero temperature. These are not merely abstract ideas: they govern our lives. In this concise and compelling introduction Atkins paints a lucid picture of the four elegant laws that, between them, drive the Universe.ABOUT THE SERIES: The Very Short Introductions series from Oxford University Press contains hundreds of titles in almost every subject area. These pocket-sized books are the perfect way to get ahead in a new subject quickly. Our expert authors combine facts, analysis, perspective, new ideas, and enthusiasm to make interesting and challenging topics highly readable.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 7H56M
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Popular Science, Thermodynamics & Heat, Impact Of Science & Technology On Society, Science: General Issues, Physics Books
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 7.36 USD
  • Dimensions: 112x174x7mm
  • Weight: 100g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: Oxford, United Kingdom
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