Nano, Quantum & Statistical Mechanics & Thermodynamics

Educational Sites

Basic Principles

  • || About Temperature / UCAR
  • || Basic Principles of Classical and Statistical Thermodynamics / UIC
  • || Introductory Thermodynamics: i.UIC; ii. U Pittsburgh; iii. Eden Prairie High School; iv. School of Champions; v. Scitoys vi. Fundamentals of Modern Thermodynamics
  • || States of Matter: i.Purdue U; ii.Wikipedia; iii.Chemtutor;
  • || Ideal / Perfect Gas Law: 1.Tutorial, 2.Perfect Gas Law, 3.Used in Carnot Cycle
  • || Thermodynamic Theory (Modular Instruction) / AIChE
  • || Expert System for Thermodynamics / SDSU
  • || The Second Law of Thermodynamics: i.NASA; ii.U Toronto;
  • || Entropy: i. Univ. Hamburg; ii. Morningside College; iii. Principia Cybernetica; iv. Maxwell's Demon. v.Entropy Production
  • || Excess Functions: i.Multicomponent Mixtures/UIC; ii.Excess Free Energy at Infinite Size Ratio
  • || Activity Coefficients: i.Classical Thermo. Basis / UIC; ii.Molecular Basis / UIC; iii. Infinite Dilution: UIC
  • || Phase Transitions:
    i. General: 1.Maxwell Construction/Wolfram 2.Wikipedia;
    ii.A Generalized Vapor Pressure Equation for All Liquids / UIC
    iii. Phase equlibria in discrete systems: 1guma science; 2. U South Florida;
    iv. Phase equilibria in continuous systems: .
    v. Phase Diagrams: 1.Pure Substances / chemguide 2.Binary Mixtures / U Virginia; 3.Ternary Mixtures / PetroWiki; 4.Multicomponent Mixtures / PSU
    vi. Critical Phenomena / Critical Point: i.Cyril Domb ; ii.Wikipedia; iii.Wiki; iv.NYU.

    Nano, Quantum & Statistical Mechanics

  • || An Introduction to Theoretical Chemistry / U Utah
  • || Principles of Nanotechnology/UIC; Computational Physics/U Texas at Austin
  • || Interatomic/Intermolecular Forces/Potentials: i.Purdue U; ii.For Nano Systems/UIC;
  • || Introduction to Statistical Mechanics: i.Royal Holloway; ii.NYU
  • || Ising Model: i.Wiki;
  • || Molecular Based Study of Fluids / ACS
  • || Quantum Dots: 1.What are quantum dots?; 2.Wiki
  • || Quantum Mechanics/Quantum Chemistry: i.Werner Heisenberg/AIP; ii.The Uncertainty Principle/Georgia State U; iii.U Conn; iv.Georgia State U; v.Georgia Tech; vi.HyperQuantum; vii.quantumthermodynamics.org
  • || Phonon: 1.Wikipedia; 2.Answers
  • || Thermal and Statistical Physics / Clark U
  • || Statistical Mechanics: ;
    Equilibrium: i.google ii. NYU;
    Nanosystems: UIC
    Nonequilibrium (Irreversible): ANU1;
    Nonextensive: CBPF
  • || Second Virial Expansion/google; i.Relationship to Quadratic Mixing Rules/UIC; ii.Interaction 3rd Virial Coeff. Appxn./UIC
  • || Radial Distribution Function: i.; ii.Definition/Academia Sinica;
  • || Conformal Solutions Theory & Corresponding States Principle : .
  • || Fluctuation Theory of Stat. Mech.: i.Mixtures/T&F; ii.Basic Principles/google; iii.Associating / Hydrogen-Bonded Fluids/UIC
  • || Variational Theory of Stat. Mech.
  • || Computational Quantum & Stat. Mech:
    i. Moledular Dynamics Simulation: 1.Tutorial / EMBnet; 2.On-line Polymer and Lennard-Jones Simulations / Boston U
    ii. Monte Carlo Simulation: 1. Basics;
    iii. Java Applets: 1.Clark U; 2.U Buffalo
  • || Ergodic Theory / Utrecht U

    Applications

  • || Ab Initio Quantum Chemistry: i. CCL.NET; ii.PNL;
  • || Applied Thermodynamics: i.Taftan; ii. An Intro. to / Michigan State & U Akron
  • || Associating Systems: i. Associating Fluids ; ii.Supercritical water applications/NAP iii.Water structure and behavior/ Steve Lower
  • || Atomic Scale Design: i. Network
  • || Bio / Chemical Eng. Thermodynamics:: i. BioProcesses ; ii. MIT; iii. UIC; iv. UIC; v.UIC;
  • || Colloidal Systems: i. Science / google; ii.Micellization / UIC
  • || Confined Fluids: ;
  • || Economics: 1.Classical thermodynamics and economic general equilibrium theory/The New School; 2.Entropy in Economics/WUSTL
  • || Electrolyte Solution: 1.phasediagram.dk; 2.LibreTexts
  • || Engineering Thermodynamics: A Graphical Approach / Ohio U
  • || Environmental: Degredation/Asecular
  • || Equations of State: .
  • || Geology: Applications of Thermodynamics to the Earth / U Maryland
  • || Human Thermodynamics / HT
  • || Interfacial Phenomena
  • || Ionic Liquids: i. What is an Ionic Liquid?/Electrochemical Soc.; ii.Database/NIST
  • || Aerospace Thermodynamics: U Houston
  • || Mechanical Eng'g Thermodynamics: U Calgary
  • || Metallurgical:
    i. Thermodynamics & KineticsVSSUT
    ii. Phase Diagrams: in Metallurgy and Ceramics/NIST;
    iii.Equation of State/UIC
  • || Miscibility: i.Minimum Miscibility Pressure Prediction/UIC; ii.Miscibility and Retrograde Prediction/UIC
  • || Mixing Rules: i.DEX Mixing Rules/UIC; ii.DFT Mixing Rules/UIC; iii.HSE Mixing Rules/UIC; iv.vdW Mixing Rules/UIC;
  • || Nanoscience & Nanotechnology:
    i.Principles of Nanotechnology/WSP
    ii.R.P. Feynman's 1959 Lecture/Zyvex:
    iii.National Nanotechnology Initiative
    iv.Engines of Creation - The Coming Era of Nanotechnology / Foresight Inst.;
    v.Self replication: Zyvex
    vi.Molecular Building Blocks/Springer
    vii.Buckyballs/Sci. History Inst.;
    viii.Diamondoids/UIC;
    ix.Publicatons / UIC;
    x.Computational Nanotechnology/Zyvex
    xiii.Nanosystems Modelling/UIC
    xiv. Interatomic Potential Models for Nanostructures/UIC
    xv.Applications: 1.Environmental Applications of Nanotechnology/UIC; 2.Pollution Control/ZYVEX
  • || Osmotic Pressure: 1.Osmosis, Reverse Osmosis and Osmotic Pressure, 2.van't Hoff's Evidence / guma science
  • || Partition (or Distribution) Coefficient: 1.wikipedia: 2.EPA: 3.UIC
  • || Petroleum and Natural Gas:
    i. C7+ Fraction Characterization / Amazon
    iii. Heavy Organics (Asphaltene/Bitumen, Resin, Wax, etc.) Deposition from Petroleum Fluids
  • || Polymers & Liquid Crystals: i.Polymer Thermodynamics/google; ii. ;
  • || Retrograde Condensation: i. and Miscibility Prediction/UIC; ii.In Petroleum Fluids/google
  • || Theology-Evolution: i.The Talk.Origins Archive: Attributing False Attributes and Evolution ii.Christiananswers.Net iii.Cosmic Ancestry; iv.KELVIN IS LORD!!!
  • || Solubility Parameters: i. Oakland Museum; ii. google;
  • || Surface Science: 1.Surface Tension Prediction of Pure Fluids and Mixtures/UIC; 2.Theory of Interfacial Tension/UIC; 3.Parachors/UIC
  • || Supercritical Fluids: i.; ii.Scimedia; iii.For remediation of PCB/PAH-Contaminated soil/sediments/ Kansas State U
  • || Thermal Engine Cycles:
    i.Upper- and Lower-Bounds to Efficiency and COP of Cycles/ UIC
    ii. CyclePad: To construct and analyze thermodynamic cycles / Northwestern U;
    iii.Stirling Engine / Wiki;
    iv. Thermodynamic Cycles -the book/google;

    Mathematical Techniques

  • || Algorithms and Data Structures/Monash U
  • || Analytic Solution of polynomial Equations/WOLFRAM<
  • || MATHEMATICAL CHALLENGES FROM THEORETICAL/COMPUTATIONAL CHEMISTRY/google
  • || Quantum Mech. Calculations Using Maple / Waterloo Maple
  • || Series Expansions: Wolfram;

    References

  • || Data & Property Calculation Websites - Classical, Nano, Quantum & Statistical Thermodynamics & Mechanics / UIC
  • || Demonstrations:
    i.NCSU;
    ii.Boston U;
    iii.Wolfram: 1.Nano Structures; 2.Quantum
    iv.NY U
  • || History:
    i.Thermodynamics: 1.Wolfram; 2.Wiki; 3.U. Waterloo.
    ii.Statistical Mechanics: 1.Chicago Journals; 2.UBC.
    iii.NanoScience&Technology/Foresight
  • || Petroleum & Natural Gas Engineering & Science Publications / UIC
  • || Mind Quilts / UMSL
  • || QUit / UMSL
  • || Statistical Mechanics and Thermodynamics Publications / UIC
  • || Nano/Bio Courses and Publications/UIC
  • || Related or Interesting Nano, Quantum & Statistical Mechanics & Thermodynamics Websites to Visit / UIC

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