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Thermodynamics of Irreversible Processes: The Experimental Verification of the Onsager Reciprocal Relations

Description: In the last twenty years a thermodynamic theory of irreversible processes (TIP) has been vigorously developed which has been able to treat irreversible phenomena in a detailed way. The present macroscopic form of the theory was suggested primarily by the statistical mechanical investigations of Onsager. The presently available experimental data are collected for a variety of quite different irreversible phenomena and it is shown that this evidence does indeed verify the Onsager Reciprocal Relat… more
Date: July 30, 1959
Creator: Miller, D. G.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Thermodynamic Properties of Nonelectrolyte Solutes in Ternary Solvent Mixtures

Description: The purpose of this dissertation is to investigate the thermodynamic properties of nonelectrolyte solutes dissolved in ternary solvent mixtures, and to develop mathematical expressions for predicting and describing that behavior in the solvent mixtures. Thirty-four ternary solvent systems were studied containing either alcohol (1-propanol, 2-propanol, 1-butanol, and 2-butanol), alkane (cyclohexane, heptane, and 2,2,4-trimethylpentane) or alkoxyalcohol (2-ethoxyethanol and 2-butoxyethanol) cosol… more
Date: August 1999
Creator: Deng, Tʻai-ho
Partner: UNT Libraries
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Exergy sustainability.

Description: Exergy is the elixir of life. Exergy is that portion of energy available to do work. Elixir is defined as a substance held capable of prolonging life indefinitely, which implies sustainability of life. In terms of mathematics and engineering, exergy sustainability is defined as the continuous compensation of irreversible entropy production in an open system with an impedance and capacity-matched persistent exergy source. Irreversible and nonequilibrium thermodynamic concepts are combined with s… more
Date: May 1, 2006
Creator: Robinett, Rush D., III; Wilson, David Gerald & Reed, Alfred W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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A Bibliography of Sources of Thermodynamic Data for the Systems: CO₂+NH₃+H₂O, CO₂+H₂S+H₂O, H₂S+NH₃+H₂O, and CO₂+NH₃+H₂S+H₂O

Description: Abstract: Contained herein is a bibliography of sources of experimental and correlated thermodynamic data for the systems: CO₂ + NH₃ + H₂O, CO₂ + H₂S + H₂O, H₂S + NH₃ + H₂O, and CO₂ + NH₃ + H₂S + H₂O. The types of data in this bibliography include all types of equilibrium data, including both eqilibria [sic] in solution and vapor-liquid equilibrium data, enthalpies, heat capacities, and densities. There are 215 references cited. Bibliographic Data Sheet.
Date: May 1985
Creator: Goldberg, Robert N. & Steckler, D. K.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Contributions to the Data on Theoretical Metallurgy: [Part] 7. The Thermodynamic Properties of Sulphur and its Inorganic Compounds

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over studies on the thermodynamics of sulphur. As stated in the introduction, "the present bulletin has as its primary purpose the correlation of the thermodynamic properties of elementary sulphur and its inorganic compounds and the presentation, after careful consideration of all available information, of a self-consistent system of thermodynamic relationships for these substances" (p. 1). This report includes tables.
Date: 1937
Creator: Kelley, K. K.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Thermodynamic Calculations Relating to Chloride Volatility Processing of Nuclear Fuels: [Part] 2. The Capacity of Chlorine for Transporting Plutonium Tetrachloride Vapor During Reaction of U3O8-PuO2 with Carbon Tetrachloride

Description: Report issued by the Oak Ridge National Laboratory discussing thermodynamic calculations of nuclear fuels. As stated in the introduction, "the equations developed in this report could be used to calculate the capacity of chlorine for transporting plutonium tetrachloride" (p. 2). This report includes tables, and illustrations.
Date: October 1964
Creator: Gens, T. A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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THERMODYNAMIC CONSIDERATIONS FOR THERMAL WATER SPLITTING PROCESSES AND HIGH TEMPERATURE ELECTROLYSIS

Description: A general thermodynamic analysis of hydrogen production based on thermal water splitting processes is presented. Results of the analysis show that the overall efficiency of any thermal water splitting process operating between two temperature limits is proportional to the Carnot efficiency. Implications of thermodynamic efficiency limits and the impacts of loss mechanisms and operating conditions are discussed as they pertain specifically to hydrogen production based on high-temperature electro… more
Date: November 1, 2008
Creator: O'Brien, J. E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Thermodynamics of Irreversible Processes: The Experimental Verification of the Onsager Reciprocal Relations

Description: Report discussing theories of irreversible thermodynamic processes. "The purpose of this review is to collect the presently available experimental data for a variety of quite different irreversible phenomena and to show that this evidence does indeed verify the Onsager Reciprocal Relations."
Date: July 30, 1959
Creator: Miller, Donald Gabriel
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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An Investigation of Certain Thermodynamic and Transport Properties of Water and Water Vapor in the Critical Region

Description: An accurate knowledge of thermodynamic and transport properties of water in the critical region is required in order to analyze future power cycles, nuclear reactor configurations, and other types of heat transfer apparatus. Preliminnry investigations showed that this was rot possible with presently existing tabulations. Experimentel data from volumetric viscosity and thermal conductivity studies were therefore selected and retabulated. Smoothings of these data are described and, for the first … more
Date: October 1, 1958
Creator: Nowak, E. S. & Grosh, R. J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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High Frequency Induction Heating

Description: Abstract: Equations are given to calculate at least approximately the heating in solid and hollow cylinders, slabs and spheres. Short and long cylinders are treated as well as short and long solenoids. The complicated mathematics used to derive the equations given will be omitted as they may be found in the original references. Heating with a spark gap converter is covered. Equations are given which together with some experimental data should enable the reader to predict the efficiency, heatin… more
Date: February 1, 1947
Creator: Bromley, LeRoy A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Thermodynamic Diagrams for Sodium

Description: From abstract: This paper presents temperature-entropy and Mollier charts for sodium, and describes briefly the method used for their construction, based upon data from the literature.
Date: July 13, 1950
Creator: Inatomi, T. H. & Parrish, W. C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Approximations for the thermodynamic and transport properties of high-temperature air

Description: Report presenting the thermodynamic and transport properties of high-temperature air in closed form starting from approximate partition functions for the major components in air and neglecting all minor components. The compressibility, energy, entropy, specific heats, speed of sound, coefficients of viscosity and thermal conductivity, and Prandtl numbers for air are provided for a range of temperatures and pressures.
Date: March 1958
Creator: Hansen, C. Frederick
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Notes on the standard atmosphere

Description: From Summary: "This report contains the derivation of a series of relations between temperature, pressure, density, and altitude in a standard atmosphere which assumes a uniform decrease of temperature with altitude. The equations are collected and given with proper constants in both metric and English units for the temperature gradient adopted by the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics. A table of values of temperature pressure and density at various altitudes in this standard atmosphe… more
Date: June 1922
Creator: Diehl, Walter S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Increase in Maximum Pressures Produced by Preignition in Internal Combustion Engines

Description: Report discusses the calculations that can be used to show why pressures inside an engine during preignition are higher than average. This information can be used to design a safer engine that is able to contain the increased pressure and heat generated during preignition.
Date: August 1920
Creator: Sparrow, S. W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Effect of Variable Viscosity and Thermal Conductivity on High-Speed Slip Flow Between Concentric Cylinders

Description: "Schamberg was the first to solve the differential equations of slip flow, including the Burnett terms, for concentric circular cylinders assuming constant coefficients of viscosity and thermal conductivity. The problem is solved for variable coefficients of viscosity and thermal conductivity in this paper by applying a transformation which leads to an iteration method. Starting with the solution for constant coefficients, this method enables one to approximate the solution for variable coeffic… more
Date: 1954
Creator: Lin, T. C. & Street, R. E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Contributions to the Data on Theoretical Metallurgy: [Part] 4. Metal Carbonates--Correlations ans Applications of Thermodynamic Properties

Description: From Introduction: "This publication proposes to assemble existing thermodynamic data for carbonates and to correlate so far as possible the results of decomposition-pressure determinations with the calorimetrically determined heats of formation and entropy values on the one hand and with solubility and standard electrode-potential data on the other."
Date: 1935
Creator: Kelley, K. K. & Anderson, C. T.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Contributions to the Data on Theoretical Metallurgy: [Part] 10. High-temperature Heat-Content, Heat-Capacity, and Entropy Data for Inorganic Compounds

Description: From Introduction: "This work is both a revision and an elaboration of Bureau of Mines Bulletin 371, which was published in 1934 and included data available to October 1933. This bulletin purposes to collect and correlate all available high-temperature heat-content and specific-heat data for inorganic substances and to formulate tables and algebraic expressions for their representation. It is expected also that this bulletin will have value to those teaching courses in metallurgical and chemica… more
Date: 1949
Creator: Kelley, K. K.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Chemical Thermodynamic Properties of Hydrocarbons and Related Substances: Properties of the Alkane Hydrocarbons, C1 through C10, in the Ideal Gas State From 0 to 1500 K

Description: From Introduction: "A compilation of chemical thermodynamic properties of the alkanes, based on this correlation, is given in this bulletin for all of the alkane isomers through C^10 for selected temperatures between 0 and 1500 K. It is intended to fulfill the need for an updated compilation mentioned in the previous paragraph."
Date: 1974
Creator: Scott, Donald W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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