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A system of physical chemistry - Index of

TABLE OF CONTENTS OF VOL. Ill

CONSIDERATIONS BASED UPON THE QUANTUM THEORY

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Prefatory Note . , v

CHAPTER I

Introductory — Definitions— Probability— Statistical mechanics— Entropy and

thermodynamic probability — Principle of equipartition of energy among

degrees of freedom— Application of the equipartition principle to specific

heats and to radiation phenomena — Necessity of modifying the principle

of equipartition............

CHAPTER II

Introductory— Planck's concept of quanta — Planck's radiation formula . . 35

CHAPTER III

(Physical equilibrium in solids)— Theory of atomic heat of solids— Equations

of Einstein, Nernst-Lindemann, and Debye

CHAPTER IV

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(Physical equilibrium in gaseous systems) — Molecular heats of gases— Bjerrum's

theory — Kriiger's theory ..........

CHAPTER V

(Physical equilibrium, continued) — Distribution of electrons in atoms—Structure

of the atom from the standpoint of the quantum theory —Rutherford-

Bohr atom-model — Parson's magneton — High-frequency spectra —

Moseley's relation 9^

CHAPTER VI

(Systems not in equilibrium) — Quantum theory and the photo-electric effect—

Photochemical reactions— Einstein's law of the photochemical equivalent

—Thermal reactions— Reaction velocity from the standpoint of the

quantum theory .... ..... 123

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