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Gases, Liquids and Solids And Other States of Matter

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ISBN-10: 0521406676

ISBN-13: 9780521406673

Edition: 3rd 1991 (Revised)

Authors: David Tabor

List price: $86.99
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This is the third edition of a well-established and highly successful undergraduate text. The content of the second edition has been reworked and added to wherever necessary. There are new sections on amorphous solids and liquid crystals, and completely new chapters on colloids and polymers. Using elementary mathematics and simple models, Professor Tabor leads the reader skillfully and systematically from the basic physics of interatomic and intermolecular forces, temperature, heat and thermodynamics, to a coherent understanding of the bulk properties of gases, liquids, solids, liquid crystals, colloids, and polymers. The abiding theme is that all these macroscopic material properties can…    
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Book details

List price: $86.99
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 1991
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 11/14/1991
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 444
Size: 6.02" wide x 9.02" long x 1.06" tall
Weight: 1.540
Language: English

Introduction
Atoms, molecules and the forces between them
Temperature, heat and the laws of thermodynamics
Perfect gases - bulk properties and simple theory
Further theory of perfect gases
Imperfect gases
The solid state
The elastic properties of solids
The strength properties of solids
Thermal and electrical properties of solids
The liquid state
Liquids: their flow properties
The colloidal state of matter
Some physical properties of polymers
Dielectric properties of matter
Magnetic properties of matter
Appendix
Index