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Video # Video Tutori­al Title Remarks
1 Ther­mo­dy­nam­ic Iden­tity 1/2 dU= TdS — PdV
2 Ther­mo­dy­nam­ic Iden­tity 2/2 dU= TdS — PdV +μdN
3 Gibbs’ and Helm­holtz’ Free Energy Energy avail­able for work under con­di­tions of con­stant pres­sure (Gibbs) or volume (Helm­holtz)
4 The Chem­ic­al Poten­tial μ
 The energy added to the sys­tem when you add a single particle
5 Gibbs’ and Helm­holtz Ther­mo­dy­nam­ic Identities Helm­holtz : dF= -SdT — PdV +μdN  and Gibbs : dG= -SdT + PdV +μdN
6 Free Energy and Equilibrium Max­im­ising the Entropy and minisim­ising the Gibbs’ and Helm­holtz’ Free Energies
6 Extens­ive and Intens­ive Quantities 
7 Chem­ic­al Poten­tial and Gibbs Free Energy Gibbs’ Free Energy per Particle
8 Chem­ic­al Poten­tial of an Ideal Gas μ0 + kT.ln(P/P0)
9 Phase Trans­form­a­tion for Pure Substances Liquid/gas phase bound­ary, Heli­um 3 and car­bon VS graphite

 

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