Handouts And Links

## Good Overview Texts

- Thermal and Statistical Physics Text by Harvey Gould and Jan Tobochnik
- Basic Principles of Classical and Statistical Thermodynamics by Thomas Leland
- Thermodynamics & Statistical Mechanics by Richard Fitzpatrick
- Statistical Mechanics by Alfred Huan
- Lecture Notes in Statistical Mechanics by Igor Vilfan

## Statistical Mechanics

- Chapter 1 of An Introduction to Statistical Thermodynamics by T.L. Hill
- Chapter 3 of Introduction to Modern Statistical Mechanics by D. Chandler
- Derivation of the Partition Functions
- Derivation of Micro-Canonical Indistinguishability

## Specific Heat and Spectroscopy:

- NIST Chemistry WebBook
- Martinsson, P.-E., Calculation of temperature dependency of acoustic properties of diatomic gases using spectroscopic data, 2003 IEEE Symposium on Ultrasonics, Volume 2, pp. 1471 - 1474 (2003).
- Schmidt et al., Experimental Determination of the Melting Point and Heat Capacity for a Free Cluster of 139 Sodium Atoms, Phys. Rev. Lett. 79, pp. 99 - 102 (1997).
- Brown et al., Thermal Considerations in Modern Spectrograph Design: the Binospec spectrograph, Proceedings of SPIE, Volume 4841, Instrument Design and Performance for Optical/Infrared Ground-based Telescopes, Masanori Iye, Alan F. M. Moorwood, Editors, pp. 1265-1272 (2003).
- Jalbout et al., Experimental and theoretical Investigation of the IR spectra and thermochemistry of four isomers of 2-N,N-dimethylaminecyclohexyl 1-N’,N’-dimethylcarbamate, Ecl. Quím., São Paulo, 31(1), pp. 53-62 (2006).

## Equations of State and Potential Functions

- van der Waals EOS
- Compressibility Calculations
- Real Gases from Pitzer's Thermodynamics
- Virial EOS from Prausnitz's Molecular Thermodynamics
- Equilibrium Thermodynamic Properties of the Mixture of Hard Spheres by Carnahan and Starling
- vdW Theory and Square Well Fluids
- SAFT: Equation-of-State Solution Model for Associating Fluids by Chapman et al.
- Another SAFT paper

## Mixtures

- Chapters 7, 10, 11 and 12 of Thermodynamics by Pitzer
- Excel Spreadsheet for Example Problem
- Solution Procedure for an EOS VLE Calculation
- Derivation of Wilson's Equations

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