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Physical Chemistry: Quanta, Matter, and Change

Physical Chemistry: Quanta, Matter, and Change (Second Edition)

Peter Atkins, Julio de Paula, and Ronald Friedman
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date: 14 July 2024

TOPIC 61 p. 608The thermodynamic entropylocked

TOPIC 61 p. 608The thermodynamic entropylocked

  • Peter Atkins, Peter AtkinsLincoln College
  • Julio de PaulaJulio de PaulaChemistry Lewis & Clark College
  •  and Ronald FriedmanRonald FriedmanIndiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne

Abstract

Contents

The entropy as a state function 608

The Carnot cycle 609

Brief illustration 61.1: The Carnot cycle 610

The independence of working substance 610

Brief illustration 61.2: Thermal efficiency 611

Generalization to any cycle 611

The thermodynamic temperature...

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