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Thermodynamics of Pharmaceutical Systems An Introduction for Students of Pharmacy

ISBN-10: 047120241X

ISBN-13: 9780471202417

Edition: 2002

Authors: Kenneth A. Connors

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Studies of thermodynamics typically struggle to demonstrate how the mathematical intricacies of the subject relate to practical laboratory applications. This text makes these connections clear, emphasizing specific applications to pharmaceutical systems.
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Book details

List price: $83.95
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 9/17/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 360
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.144
Language: English

Preface
Basic Thermodynamics
Energy and the First Law of Thermodynamics
Fundamental Concepts
The First Law of Thermodynamics
The Enthalpy
The Entropy Concept
The Entropy Defined
The Second Law of Thermodynamics
Applications of the Entropy Concept
The Free Energy
Properties of the Free Energy
The Chemical Potential
Equilibrium
Conditions for Equilibrium
Physical Processes
Chemical Equilibrium
Thermodynamics of Physical Processes
Introduction to Physical Processes
Scope
Concentration Scales
Standard States
Phase Transformations
Pure Substances
Multicomponent Systems
Solutions of Nonelectrolytes
Ideal Solutions
Nonideal Solutions
Partitioning between Liquid Phases
Solutions of Electrolytes
Coulombic Interaction and Ionic Dissociation
Mean Ionic Activity and Activity Coefficient
The Debye-Huckel Theory
Colligative Properties
Boiling Point Elevation
Freezing Point Depression
Osmotic Pressure
Isotonicity Calculations
Solubility
Solubility as an Equilibrium Constant
The Ideal Solubility
Temperature Dependence of the Solubility
Solubility of Slightly Soluble Salts
Solubilities of Nonelectrolytes: Further Issues
Surfaces and Interfaces
Thermodynamic Properties
Adsorption
Thermodynamics of Chemical Processes
Acid-Base Equilibria
Acid-Base Theory
pH Dependence of Acid-Base Equilibria
Calculation of Solution pH
Acid-Base Titrations
Aqueous Solubility of Weak Acids and Bases
Nonaqueous Acid-Base Behavior
Acid-Base Structure and Strength
Electrical Work
Introduction
Oxidation-Reduction Reactions
Electrochemical Cells
pH Measurement
Ion-Selective Membrane Electrodes
Noncovalent Binding Equilibria
Introduction
The Noncovalent Interactions
Binding Models
Measurement of Binding Constants
Appendixes
Physical Constants
Review of Mathematics
Introduction
Logarithms and Exponents
Algebraic and Graphical Analysis
Dealing with Change
Statistical Treatment of Data
Dimensions and Units
Answers to Problems
Bibliography
Index