Molecular Thermodynamics

Donald A. McQuarrie
University of California, Davis
John D. Simon
Duke University

"McQuarrie is emerging as one of the best writers on undergrad thermodynamics and statistical mechanics around."

"The writing is exceptionally clear, and explanations are lucid and sound."
--The Chemical Educator

"This book represents a sort of down-sized version of the Magnum Opus by the same authors: Physical Chemistry, A Molecular Approach.  For those readers who are already familiar with this book and like it, I can say that: this one gives you basically the same goodies but in a more digestible form...McQuarrie is emerging as one of the the best writers on undergrad thermodynamics and statistical mechanics around..."
--Journal of Statistical Physics

"An extremely large number of worked examples and end-of-chapter problems supplement this excellent book."
--Science & Technology

Evolved from McQuarrie and Simon's best-selling textbook, Physical Chemistry: A Molecular Approach, this text focuses in on the thermodynamics portion of the course. Although many of the chapters in Molecular Thermodynamics are similar to chapters in the larger physical chemistry text, new material has been added throughout along with three entirely new chapters on "The Energy Levels of Atoms and Molecules,"  "Thermodynamics of Electrochemical Cells," and "Nonequilibrium Thermodynamics."  The text also includes five short "MathChapters," each with a special set of problems that will help students review and summarize the mathematical tools required to master the material. Worked examples and chapter-ending problems with solutions are also included throughout the book.

To link to Problems and Solutions to Accompany Molecular Thermodynamics by Cox and McQuarrie, click here.

ISBN 978-1-891389-05-4, 1999, 672 pages, casebound
List Price US$92.00
Publisher's Discount Price US$78.20


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