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commentary on the scientific writings of J. Willard Gibbs.

F. G. Donnan

commentary on the scientific writings of J. Willard Gibbs.

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Published by Yale University Press, H. Milford, Oxford University Press in New Haven, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gibbs, Joniah Willard, 1839-1908.,
  • Science.,
  • Thermodynamics.

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsHaas, Arthur Erich, 1884-1941.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQ113 .G45
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6349793M
    LC Control Number37004050
    OCLC/WorldCa2293592

    Thus his students were deprived of the advantage of seeing his great structures in process of building, of helping him in the details, and of being in such ways encouraged to make for themselves attempts similar in character, however small their scale. Macallum October 14, "Surface tension in relation to cellular processes. That work was based largely on the thermodynamics of Kirchhoff, Boltzmann, and Gibbs. Chemical Equilibria in Soils. Multivariable phase diagram: an algorithm based on generalized thermodynamics. Clays and Clay Minerals, —

    Surface Tension and Adsorption. On the determination of elliptic orbits from three complete observations. The difficulties of such processes have been pointed out more than once by Maxwell, who, in a passage which Professor Gibbs often quoted, says that serious errors have been made in such inquiries by men whose competency in other branches of mathematics was unquestioned. His phase rule was experimentally validated by the works of Dutch chemist H. It contains in a very condensed form all the essential features of Professor Gibbs's system of Vector Analysis, but without the illustrations on this subject. It can also be applied to various research problems in physical chemistry.

    Google Scholar Spiers, G. That was Maxwell, and now he is dead. The entropy of the world tends towards a maximum. His modesty with regard to his work was proverbial among all who knew him, and was entirely real and unaffected. On his mother's side, one of his ancestors was the Rev. The eminent British physicist J.


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Melting of the finest powder. In his personal character the same great qualities were apparent. He never married, but made his home with his sister and her family.

Die Entropie der Welt strebt einem Maximum zu. In addition, Professor Gibbs, following the spirit of Grassmann's system, as do Hamilton and Peirce, but considers two sorts, both originating with Grassmann.

See equation 2 on page A sketch of the life and estimate of the work of Professor Gibbs, by one of the editors, is placed at the beginning of the first volume. Semi-permeable films and osmotic pressure. His given name, which he shared with his father and several other members of his extended family, derived from his ancestor Josiah Willard, who had been Secretary of the Province of Massachusetts Bay in the 18th century.

In the theories of electricty, of light, even in mechanics itself, only certain phenomena are considered which really never occur alone. Equilibrium Activity Diagrams. On an alleged exception to the second law of thermodynamics.

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A fourth section is made commentary on the scientific writings of J. Willard Gibbs. book of the unclassified papers.

Beebe and A. That work, which covers about three hundred pages and contains exactly seven hundred numbered mathematical equations, [32] begins with a quotation from Rudolf Clausius that expresses what would later be called the first and second laws of thermodynamics : "The energy of the world is constant.

On his father's side, he was descended from Samuel Willardwho served as acting President of Harvard College from to That was Maxwell, and now he is dead. Apparently both equations were eventually known as "the Gibbs—Thomson equation". New York: Elsevier, pp. At the time, German academics were the leading authorities in chemistrythermodynamicsand natural science in general.

Josiah Willard, Secretary of the Province of Massachusetts, and of the descendants of this couple, in various parts of the country, no fewer than six have borne the name Josiah Willard Gibbs.

Willard Gibbs and the Van Name family are revealed. The eminent British physicist J. The relative stability of gibbsite and boehmite at the surface of the earth.

This shows a plane of constant volume, passing through the point A that represents the body's initial state. That model is still on display at the Yale physics department.

The phenomena of radiant heat, which certainly should not be neglected in any complete system of thermodynamics, and the electrical phenomena associated with the combination of atoms, seem to show that the hypothesis of a finite number of degrees of freedom is inadequate for the explanation of the properties of bodies.

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