A rigorously mathematical analysis of energy relationships (heat, work, temperature, and equilibrium). It describes systems whose states are determined by thermal parameters, such as temperature, in addition to mechanical and electromagnetic parameters. (From Hawley's Condensed Chemical Dictionary, 12th ed)
The measurement of the quantity of heat involved in various processes, such as chemical reactions, changes of state, and formations of solutions, or in the determination of the heat capacities of substances. The fundamental unit of measurement is the joule or the calorie (4.184 joules). (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)
The measure of that part of the heat or energy of a system which is not available to perform work. Entropy increases in all natural (spontaneous and irreversible) processes. (From Dorland, 28th ed)
The rate dynamics in chemical or physical systems.
Models used experimentally or theoretically to study molecular shape, electronic properties, or interactions; includes analogous molecules, computer-generated graphics, and mechanical structures.
Processes involved in the formation of TERTIARY PROTEIN STRUCTURE.
The property of objects that determines the direction of heat flow when they are placed in direct thermal contact. The temperature is the energy of microscopic motions (vibrational and translational) of the particles of atoms.
Theoretical representations that simulate the behavior or activity of chemical processes or phenomena; includes the use of mathematical equations, computers, and other electronic equipment.
A clear, odorless, tasteless liquid that is essential for most animal and plant life and is an excellent solvent for many substances. The chemical formula is hydrogen oxide (H2O). (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)
Differential thermal analysis in which the sample compartment of the apparatus is a differential calorimeter, allowing an exact measure of the heat of transition independent of the specific heat, thermal conductivity, and other variables of the sample.
The determination of the concentration of a given component in solution (the analyte) by addition of a liquid reagent of known strength (the titrant) until an equivalence point is reached (when the reactants are present in stoichiometric proportions). Often an indicator is added to make the equivalence point visible (e.g., a change in color).
The process in which substances, either endogenous or exogenous, bind to proteins, peptides, enzymes, protein precursors, or allied compounds. Specific protein-binding measures are often used as assays in diagnostic assessments.
Disruption of the non-covalent bonds and/or disulfide bonds responsible for maintaining the three-dimensional shape and activity of the native protein.
The characteristic 3-dimensional shape of a protein, including the secondary, supersecondary (motifs), tertiary (domains) and quaternary structure of the peptide chain. PROTEIN STRUCTURE, QUATERNARY describes the conformation assumed by multimeric proteins (aggregates of more than one polypeptide chain).
The spatial arrangement of the atoms of a nucleic acid or polynucleotide that results in its characteristic 3-dimensional shape.
Disruption of the secondary structure of nucleic acids by heat, extreme pH or chemical treatment. Double strand DNA is "melted" by dissociation of the non-covalent hydrogen bonds and hydrophobic interactions. Denatured DNA appears to be a single-stranded flexible structure. The effects of denaturation on RNA are similar though less pronounced and largely reversible.
The deductive study of shape, quantity, and dependence. (From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th ed)
The homogeneous mixtures formed by the mixing of a solid, liquid, or gaseous substance (solute) with a liquid (the solvent), from which the dissolved substances can be recovered by physical processes. (From Grant & Hackh's Chemical Dictionary, 5th ed)
Liquids that dissolve other substances (solutes), generally solids, without any change in chemical composition, as, water containing sugar. (Grant & Hackh's Chemical Dictionary, 5th ed)
Inorganic acids that contain phosphorus as an integral part of the molecule.
Computer-based representation of physical systems and phenomena such as chemical processes.
Receptors that are created by SYNTHETIC CHEMISTRY TECHNIQUES. They are usually designed to mimic endogenous CELL SURFACE RECEPTORS.
The parts of a macromolecule that directly participate in its specific combination with another molecule.
Glycosides formed by the reaction of the hydroxyl group on the anomeric carbon atom of mannose with an alcohol to form an acetal. They include both alpha- and beta-mannosides.
The study of PHYSICAL PHENOMENA and PHYSICAL PROCESSES as applied to living things.
A change from planar to elliptic polarization when an initially plane-polarized light wave traverses an optically active medium. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)
Theoretical representations that simulate the behavior or activity of biological processes or diseases. For disease models in living animals, DISEASE MODELS, ANIMAL is available. Biological models include the use of mathematical equations, computers, and other electronic equipment.
Theoretical representations that simulate the behavior or activity of systems, processes, or phenomena. They include the use of mathematical equations, computers, and other electronic equipment.
The physical characteristics and processes of biological systems.
A computer simulation developed to study the motion of molecules over a period of time.
A deoxyribonucleotide polymer that is the primary genetic material of all cells. Eukaryotic and prokaryotic organisms normally contain DNA in a double-stranded state, yet several important biological processes transiently involve single-stranded regions. DNA, which consists of a polysugar-phosphate backbone possessing projections of purines (adenine and guanine) and pyrimidines (thymine and cytosine), forms a double helix that is held together by hydrogen bonds between these purines and pyrimidines (adenine to thymine and guanine to cytosine).
The transfer of energy of a given form among different scales of motion. (From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th ed). It includes the transfer of kinetic energy and the transfer of chemical energy. The transfer of chemical energy from one molecule to another depends on proximity of molecules so it is often used as in techniques to measure distance such as the use of FORSTER RESONANCE ENERGY TRANSFER.
The normality of a solution with respect to HYDROGEN ions; H+. It is related to acidity measurements in most cases by pH = log 1/2[1/(H+)], where (H+) is the hydrogen ion concentration in gram equivalents per liter of solution. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th ed)
A low-energy attractive force between hydrogen and another element. It plays a major role in determining the properties of water, proteins, and other compounds.
Measurement of the intensity and quality of fluorescence.
A molecule that binds to another molecule, used especially to refer to a small molecule that binds specifically to a larger molecule, e.g., an antigen binding to an antibody, a hormone or neurotransmitter binding to a receptor, or a substrate or allosteric effector binding to an enzyme. Ligands are also molecules that donate or accept a pair of electrons to form a coordinate covalent bond with the central metal atom of a coordination complex. (From Dorland, 27th ed)
The level of protein structure in which regular hydrogen-bond interactions within contiguous stretches of polypeptide chain give rise to alpha helices, beta strands (which align to form beta sheets) or other types of coils. This is the first folding level of protein conformation.
A change of a substance from one form or state to another.
The thermodynamic interaction between a substance and WATER.
Presence of warmth or heat or a temperature notably higher than an accustomed norm.
Layers of lipid molecules which are two molecules thick. Bilayer systems are frequently studied as models of biological membranes.
The study of the composition, chemical structures, and chemical reactions of living things.
The temperature at which a substance changes from one state or conformation of matter to another.
Linear POLYPEPTIDES that are synthesized on RIBOSOMES and may be further modified, crosslinked, cleaved, or assembled into complex proteins with several subunits. The specific sequence of AMINO ACIDS determines the shape the polypeptide will take, during PROTEIN FOLDING, and the function of the protein.
The characteristic three-dimensional shape of a molecule.
Substances produced from the reaction between acids and bases; compounds consisting of a metal (positive) and nonmetal (negative) radical. (Grant & Hackh's Chemical Dictionary, 5th ed)
The ability of a protein to retain its structural conformation or its activity when subjected to physical or chemical manipulations.
Planet that is the third in order from the sun. It is one of the four inner or terrestrial planets of the SOLAR SYSTEM.
NMR spectroscopy on small- to medium-size biological macromolecules. This is often used for structural investigation of proteins and nucleic acids, and often involves more than one isotope.
Spectroscopic method of measuring the magnetic moment of elementary particles such as atomic nuclei, protons or electrons. It is employed in clinical applications such as NMR Tomography (MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING).
A genus of leguminous shrubs or trees, mainly tropical, yielding useful compounds such as ALKALOIDS and PLANT LECTINS.
The accumulation of an electric charge on a object
A strong organic base existing primarily as guanidium ions at physiological pH. It is found in the urine as a normal product of protein metabolism. It is also used in laboratory research as a protein denaturant. (From Martindale, the Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed and Merck Index, 12th ed) It is also used in the treatment of myasthenia and as a fluorescent probe in HPLC.
Descriptions of specific amino acid, carbohydrate, or nucleotide sequences which have appeared in the published literature and/or are deposited in and maintained by databanks such as GENBANK, European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL), National Biomedical Research Foundation (NBRF), or other sequence repositories.
A biosensing technique in which biomolecules capable of binding to specific analytes or ligands are first immobilized on one side of a metallic film. Light is then focused on the opposite side of the film to excite the surface plasmons, that is, the oscillations of free electrons propagating along the film's surface. The refractive index of light reflecting off this surface is measured. When the immobilized biomolecules are bound by their ligands, an alteration in surface plasmons on the opposite side of the film is created which is directly proportional to the change in bound, or adsorbed, mass. Binding is measured by changes in the refractive index. The technique is used to study biomolecular interactions, such as antigen-antibody binding.
In statistics, a technique for numerically approximating the solution of a mathematical problem by studying the distribution of some random variable, often generated by a computer. The name alludes to the randomness characteristic of the games of chance played at the gambling casinos in Monte Carlo. (From Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed, 1993)
Chemical reactions or functions, enzymatic activities, and metabolic pathways of living things.
Pairing of purine and pyrimidine bases by HYDROGEN BONDING in double-stranded DNA or RNA.
A polynucleotide consisting essentially of chains with a repeating backbone of phosphate and ribose units to which nitrogenous bases are attached. RNA is unique among biological macromolecules in that it can encode genetic information, serve as an abundant structural component of cells, and also possesses catalytic activity. (Rieger et al., Glossary of Genetics: Classical and Molecular, 5th ed)
Members of the class of compounds composed of AMINO ACIDS joined together by peptide bonds between adjacent amino acids into linear, branched or cyclical structures. OLIGOPEPTIDES are composed of approximately 2-12 amino acids. Polypeptides are composed of approximately 13 or more amino acids. PROTEINS are linear polypeptides that are normally synthesized on RIBOSOMES.
Characteristics or attributes of the outer boundaries of objects, including molecules.
The process by which two molecules of the same chemical composition form a condensation product or polymer.
A species of gram-negative, facultatively anaerobic, rod-shaped bacteria (GRAM-NEGATIVE FACULTATIVELY ANAEROBIC RODS) commonly found in the lower part of the intestine of warm-blooded animals. It is usually nonpathogenic, but some strains are known to produce DIARRHEA and pyogenic infections. Pathogenic strains (virotypes) are classified by their specific pathogenic mechanisms such as toxins (ENTEROTOXIGENIC ESCHERICHIA COLI), etc.
Double-stranded nucleic acid molecules (DNA-DNA or DNA-RNA) which contain regions of nucleotide mismatches (non-complementary). In vivo, these heteroduplexes can result from mutation or genetic recombination; in vitro, they are formed by nucleic acid hybridization. Electron microscopic analysis of the resulting heteroduplexes facilitates the mapping of regions of base sequence homology of nucleic acids.
Stable elementary particles having the smallest known positive charge, found in the nuclei of all elements. The proton mass is less than that of a neutron. A proton is the nucleus of the light hydrogen atom, i.e., the hydrogen ion.
Biological molecules that possess catalytic activity. They may occur naturally or be synthetically created. Enzymes are usually proteins, however CATALYTIC RNA and CATALYTIC DNA molecules have also been identified.
Determination of the spectra of ultraviolet absorption by specific molecules in gases or liquids, for example Cl2, SO2, NO2, CS2, ozone, mercury vapor, and various unsaturated compounds. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)
The level of protein structure in which combinations of secondary protein structures (alpha helices, beta sheets, loop regions, and motifs) pack together to form folded shapes called domains. Disulfide bridges between cysteines in two different parts of the polypeptide chain along with other interactions between the chains play a role in the formation and stabilization of tertiary structure. Small proteins usually consist of only one domain but larger proteins may contain a number of domains connected by segments of polypeptide chain which lack regular secondary structure.
The study of crystal structure using X-RAY DIFFRACTION techniques. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)
Polymers made up of a few (2-20) nucleotides. In molecular genetics, they refer to a short sequence synthesized to match a region where a mutation is known to occur, and then used as a probe (OLIGONUCLEOTIDE PROBES). (Dorland, 28th ed)
The reconstitution of a protein's activity following denaturation.
Protein or glycoprotein substances of plant origin that bind to sugar moieties in cell walls or membranes. Some carbohydrate-metabolizing proteins (ENZYMES) from PLANTS also bind to carbohydrates, however they are not considered lectins. Many plant lectins change the physiology of the membrane of BLOOD CELLS to cause agglutination, mitosis, or other biochemical changes. They may play a role in plant defense mechanisms.
The location of the atoms, groups or ions relative to one another in a molecule, as well as the number, type and location of covalent bonds.
A procedure consisting of a sequence of algebraic formulas and/or logical steps to calculate or determine a given task.
A cytosolic carbonic anhydrase isoenzyme found widely distributed in cells of almost all tissues. Deficiencies of carbonic anhydrase II produce a syndrome characterized by OSTEOPETROSIS, renal tubular acidosis (ACIDOSIS, RENAL TUBULAR) and cerebral calcification. EC 4.2.1.-
The physical phenomena describing the structure and properties of atoms and molecules, and their reaction and interaction processes.
A purine that is an isomer of ADENINE (6-aminopurine).
A chemical reaction in which an electron is transferred from one molecule to another. The electron-donating molecule is the reducing agent or reductant; the electron-accepting molecule is the oxidizing agent or oxidant. Reducing and oxidizing agents function as conjugate reductant-oxidant pairs or redox pairs (Lehninger, Principles of Biochemistry, 1982, p471).
The study of CHEMICAL PHENOMENA and processes in terms of the underlying PHYSICAL PHENOMENA and processes.
Polymers synthesized by living organisms. They play a role in the formation of macromolecular structures and are synthesized via the covalent linkage of biological molecules, especially AMINO ACIDS; NUCLEOTIDES; and CARBOHYDRATES.
The concentration of osmotically active particles in solution expressed in terms of osmoles of solute per liter of solution. Osmolality is expressed in terms of osmoles of solute per kilogram of solvent.
The pressure due to the weight of fluid.
The order of amino acids as they occur in a polypeptide chain. This is referred to as the primary structure of proteins. It is of fundamental importance in determining PROTEIN CONFORMATION.
Positively charged atoms, radicals or groups of atoms which travel to the cathode or negative pole during electrolysis.
The theory that the radiation and absorption of energy take place in definite quantities called quanta (E) which vary in size and are defined by the equation E=hv in which h is Planck's constant and v is the frequency of the radiation.
The adhesion of gases, liquids, or dissolved solids onto a surface. It includes adsorptive phenomena of bacteria and viruses onto surfaces as well. ABSORPTION into the substance may follow but not necessarily.
A heterogeneous mixture of glycoproteins responsible for the gel structure of egg white. It has trypsin-inhibiting activity.
A compound formed in the liver from ammonia produced by the deamination of amino acids. It is the principal end product of protein catabolism and constitutes about one half of the total urinary solids.
The relationship between the chemical structure of a compound and its biological or pharmacological activity. Compounds are often classed together because they have structural characteristics in common including shape, size, stereochemical arrangement, and distribution of functional groups.
The origin of life. It includes studies of the potential basis for life in organic compounds but excludes studies of the development of altered forms of life through mutation and natural selection, which is BIOLOGICAL EVOLUTION.
Statistical formulations or analyses which, when applied to data and found to fit the data, are then used to verify the assumptions and parameters used in the analysis. Examples of statistical models are the linear model, binomial model, polynomial model, two-parameter model, etc.
The sequence of PURINES and PYRIMIDINES in nucleic acids and polynucleotides. It is also called nucleotide sequence.
Particles consisting of aggregates of molecules held loosely together by secondary bonds. The surface of micelles are usually comprised of amphiphatic compounds that are oriented in a way that minimizes the energy of interaction between the micelle and its environment. Liquids that contain large numbers of suspended micelles are referred to as EMULSIONS.
Simple sugars, carbohydrates which cannot be decomposed by hydrolysis. They are colorless crystalline substances with a sweet taste and have the same general formula CnH2nOn. (From Dorland, 28th ed)
The ability of a substance to be dissolved, i.e. to form a solution with another substance. (From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th ed)
Organic compounds containing the carboxy group (-COOH). This group of compounds includes amino acids and fatty acids. Carboxylic acids can be saturated, unsaturated, or aromatic.
A phylum of metazoan invertebrates comprising the segmented worms, and including marine annelids (POLYCHAETA), freshwater annelids, earthworms (OLIGOCHAETA), and LEECHES. Only the leeches are of medical interest. (Dorland, 27th ed)
Tendency of fluids (e.g., water) to move from the less concentrated to the more concentrated side of a semipermeable membrane.
Magnesium chloride. An inorganic compound consisting of one magnesium and two chloride ions. The compound is used in medicine as a source of magnesium ions, which are essential for many cellular activities. It has also been used as a cathartic and in alloys.
The characteristic 3-dimensional shape and arrangement of multimeric proteins (aggregates of more than one polypeptide chain).
Derivatives of phosphatidic acids in which the phosphoric acid is bound in ester linkage to a choline moiety. Complete hydrolysis yields 1 mole of glycerol, phosphoric acid and choline and 2 moles of fatty acids.
The facilitation of a chemical reaction by material (catalyst) that is not consumed by the reaction.
Derivatives of the dimethylisoalloxazine (7,8-dimethylbenzo[g]pteridine-2,4(3H,10H)-dione) skeleton. Flavin derivatives serve an electron transfer function as ENZYME COFACTORS in FLAVOPROTEINS.
Cellular processes, properties, and characteristics.
A ubiquitous sodium salt that is commonly used to season food.
The chemical and physical integrity of a pharmaceutical product.
High molecular weight polymers containing a mixture of purine and pyrimidine nucleotides chained together by ribose or deoxyribose linkages.
The first chemical element in the periodic table. It has the atomic symbol H, atomic number 1, and atomic weight [1.00784; 1.00811]. It exists, under normal conditions, as a colorless, odorless, tasteless, diatomic gas. Hydrogen ions are PROTONS. Besides the common H1 isotope, hydrogen exists as the stable isotope DEUTERIUM and the unstable, radioactive isotope TRITIUM.
Compounds formed by the joining of smaller, usually repeating, units linked by covalent bonds. These compounds often form large macromolecules (e.g., BIOPOLYMERS; PLASTICS).
Basic polypeptide from the venom of the honey bee (Apis mellifera). It contains 26 amino acids, has cytolytic properties, causes contracture of muscle, releases histamine, and disrupts surface tension, probably due to lysis of cell and mitochondrial membranes.
The protein components of a number of complexes, such as enzymes (APOENZYMES), ferritin (APOFERRITINS), or lipoproteins (APOLIPOPROTEINS).
A genus of ciliate protozoa commonly used in genetic, cytological, and other research.
A subclass of myosin involved in organelle transport and membrane targeting. It is abundantly found in nervous tissue and neurosecretory cells. The heavy chains of myosin V contain unusually long neck domains that are believed to aid in translocating molecules over large distances.
Agents that modify interfacial tension of water; usually substances that have one lipophilic and one hydrophilic group in the molecule; includes soaps, detergents, emulsifiers, dispersing and wetting agents, and several groups of antiseptics.
A homologous group of cyclic GLUCANS consisting of alpha-1,4 bound glucose units obtained by the action of cyclodextrin glucanotransferase on starch or similar substrates. The enzyme is produced by certain species of Bacillus. Cyclodextrins form inclusion complexes with a wide variety of substances.
The assembly of the QUATERNARY PROTEIN STRUCTURE of multimeric proteins (MULTIPROTEIN COMPLEXES) from their composite PROTEIN SUBUNITS.
The study of chemical changes resulting from electrical action and electrical activity resulting from chemical changes.
Compounds and molecular complexes that consist of very large numbers of atoms and are generally over 500 kDa in size. In biological systems macromolecular substances usually can be visualized using ELECTRON MICROSCOPY and are distinguished from ORGANELLES by the lack of a membrane structure.
The property of emitting radiation while being irradiated. The radiation emitted is usually of longer wavelength than that incident or absorbed, e.g., a substance can be irradiated with invisible radiation and emit visible light. X-ray fluorescence is used in diagnosis.
Proteins prepared by recombinant DNA technology.
Adenosine 5'-(trihydrogen diphosphate). An adenine nucleotide containing two phosphate groups esterified to the sugar moiety at the 5'-position.
Two-phase systems in which one is uniformly dispersed in another as particles small enough so they cannot be filtered or will not settle out. The dispersing or continuous phase or medium envelops the particles of the discontinuous phase. All three states of matter can form colloids among each other.
A metallic element that has the atomic symbol Mg, atomic number 12, and atomic weight 24.31. It is important for the activity of many enzymes, especially those involved in OXIDATIVE PHOSPHORYLATION.
Proteins found in any species of bacterium.
Any detectable and heritable change in the genetic material that causes a change in the GENOTYPE and which is transmitted to daughter cells and to succeeding generations.
The process by which ELECTRONS are transported from a reduced substrate to molecular OXYGEN. (From Bennington, Saunders Dictionary and Encyclopedia of Laboratory Medicine and Technology, 1984, p270)
An atom or group of atoms that have a positive or negative electric charge due to a gain (negative charge) or loss (positive charge) of one or more electrons. Atoms with a positive charge are known as CATIONS; those with a negative charge are ANIONS.
Proteins that share the common characteristic of binding to carbohydrates. Some ANTIBODIES and carbohydrate-metabolizing proteins (ENZYMES) also bind to carbohydrates, however they are not considered lectins. PLANT LECTINS are carbohydrate-binding proteins that have been primarily identified by their hemagglutinating activity (HEMAGGLUTININS). However, a variety of lectins occur in animal species where they serve diverse array of functions through specific carbohydrate recognition.
Domesticated bovine animals of the genus Bos, usually kept on a farm or ranch and used for the production of meat or dairy products or for heavy labor.
RNA that has catalytic activity. The catalytic RNA sequence folds to form a complex surface that can function as an enzyme in reactions with itself and other molecules. It may function even in the absence of protein. There are numerous examples of RNA species that are acted upon by catalytic RNA, however the scope of this enzyme class is not limited to a particular type of substrate.
A group of deoxyribonucleotides (up to 12) in which the phosphate residues of each deoxyribonucleotide act as bridges in forming diester linkages between the deoxyribose moieties.
A type of stress exerted uniformly in all directions. Its measure is the force exerted per unit area. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th ed)
A chemical system that functions to control the levels of specific ions in solution. When the level of hydrogen ion in solution is controlled the system is called a pH buffer.
Physical motion, i.e., a change in position of a body or subject as a result of an external force. It is distinguished from MOVEMENT, a process resulting from biological activity.
A group of 13 or more deoxyribonucleotides in which the phosphate residues of each deoxyribonucleotide act as bridges in forming diester linkages between the deoxyribose moieties.
Oligosaccharides containing two monosaccharide units linked by a glycosidic bond.
A synthetic phospholipid used in liposomes and lipid bilayers for the study of biological membranes.
Higher-order DNA and RNA structures formed from guanine-rich sequences. They are formed around a core of at least 2 stacked tetrads of hydrogen-bonded GUANINE bases. They can be formed from one two or four separate strands of DNA (or RNA) and can display a wide variety of topologies, which are a consequence of various combinations of strand direction, length, and sequence. (From Nucleic Acids Res. 2006;34(19):5402-15)
Periplasmic proteins that scavenge or sense diverse nutrients. In the bacterial environment they usually couple to transporters or chemotaxis receptors on the inner bacterial membrane.
The tendency of a gas or solute to pass from a point of higher pressure or concentration to a point of lower pressure or concentration and to distribute itself throughout the available space. Diffusion, especially FACILITATED DIFFUSION, is a major mechanism of BIOLOGICAL TRANSPORT.
The modification of the reactivity of ENZYMES by the binding of effectors to sites (ALLOSTERIC SITES) on the enzymes other than the substrate BINDING SITES.
Proteins obtained from ESCHERICHIA COLI.
A characteristic feature of enzyme activity in relation to the kind of substrate on which the enzyme or catalytic molecule reacts.
Resistance and recovery from distortion of shape.
The process of cleaving a chemical compound by the addition of a molecule of water.
A single chain of deoxyribonucleotides that occurs in some bacteria and viruses. It usually exists as a covalently closed circle.
Centrifugation with a centrifuge that develops centrifugal fields of more than 100,000 times gravity. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)
A class of organic compounds which contain an anilino (phenylamino) group linked to a salt or ester of naphthalenesulfonic acid. They are frequently used as fluorescent dyes and sulfhydryl reagents.
Elements of limited time intervals, contributing to particular results or situations.
An adenine nucleotide containing three phosphate groups esterified to the sugar moiety. In addition to its crucial roles in metabolism adenosine triphosphate is a neurotransmitter.

A comparison of affinity constants for muscarine-sensitive acetylcholine receptors in guinea-pig atrial pacemaker cells at 29 degrees C and in ileum at 29 degrees C and 37 degrees C. (1/16154)

1 The affinity of 17 compounds for muscarine-sensitive acetylcholine receptors in atrial pacemaker cells and ileum of the guinea-pig has been measured at 29 degrees C in Ringer-Locke solution. Measurements were also made at 37 degrees C with 7 of them. 2 Some of the compounds had much higher affinity for the receptors in the ileum than for those in the atria. For the most selective compound, 4-diphenylacetoxy-N-methylpiperidine methiodide, the difference was approximately 20-fold. The receptors in the atria are therefore different the structure from those in the ileum. 3 The effect of temperature on affinity are not the same for all the compounds, tested indicating different enthalpies and entropies of adsorption and accounting for some of the difficulty experienced in predicting the affinity of new compounds.  (+info)

A processive single-headed motor: kinesin superfamily protein KIF1A. (2/16154)

A single kinesin molecule can move "processively" along a microtubule for more than 1 micrometer before detaching from it. The prevailing explanation for this processive movement is the "walking model," which envisions that each of two motor domains (heads) of the kinesin molecule binds coordinately to the microtubule. This implies that each kinesin molecule must have two heads to "walk" and that a single-headed kinesin could not move processively. Here, a motor-domain construct of KIF1A, a single-headed kinesin superfamily protein, was shown to move processively along the microtubule for more than 1 micrometer. The movement along the microtubules was stochastic and fitted a biased Brownian-movement model.  (+info)

Calorimetric studies on the stability of the ribosome-inactivating protein abrin II: effects of pH and ligand binding. (3/16154)

The effects of pH and ligand binding on the stability of abrin II, a heterodimeric ribosome-inactivating protein, and its subunits have been studied using high-sensitivity differential scanning calorimetry. At pH7.2, the calorimetric scan consists of two transitions, which correspond to the B-subunit [transition temperature (Tm) 319.2K] and the A-subunit (Tm 324.6K) of abrin II, as also confirmed by studies on the isolated A-subunit. The calorimetric enthalpy of the isolated A-subunit of abrin II is similar to that of the higher-temperature transition. However, its Tm is 2.4K lower than that of the higher-temperature peak of intact abrin II. This indicates that there is some interaction between the two subunits. Abrin II displays increased stability as the pH is decreased to 4.5. Lactose increases the Tm values as well as the enthalpies of both transitions. This effect is more pronounced at pH7.2 than at pH4.5. This suggests that ligand binding stabilizes the native conformation of abrin II. Analysis of the B-subunit transition temperature as a function of lactose concentration suggests that two lactose molecules bind to one molecule of abrin II at pH7.2. The presence of two binding sites for lactose on the abrin II molecule is also indicated by isothermal titration calorimetry. Plotting DeltaHm (the molar transition enthalpy at Tm) against Tm yielded values for DeltaCp (change in excess heat capacity) of 27+/-2 kJ.mol-1.K-1 for the B-subunit and 20+/-1 kJ.mol-1.K-1 for the A-subunit. These values have been used to calculate the thermal stability of abrin II and to surmise the mechanism of its transmembrane translocation.  (+info)

Insulin-like growth factors I and II are unable to form and maintain their native disulfides under in vivo redox conditions. (4/16154)

Insulin-like growth factor (IGF) I does not quantitatively form its three native disulfide bonds in the presence of 10 mM reduced and 1 mM oxidized glutathione in vitro [Hober, S. et al. (1992) Biochemistry 31, 1749-1756]. In this paper, we show (i) that both IGF-I and IGF-II are unable to form and maintain their native disulfide bonds at redox conditions that are similar to the situation in the secretory vesicles in vivo and (ii) that the presence of protein disulfide isomerase does not overcome this problem. The results indicate that the previously described thermodynamic disulfide exchange folding problem of IGF-I in vitro is also present in vivo. Speculatively, we suggest that the thermodynamic disulfide exchange properties of IGF-I and II are biologically significant for inactivation of the unbound growth factors by disulfide exchange reactions to generate variants destined for rapid clearance.  (+info)

Polymerization of Acanthamoeba actin. Kinetics, thermodynamics, and co-polymerization with muscle actin. (5/16154)

The kinetics and thermodynamics for the polymerization of purified Acanthamoeba actin were studied and compared to muscle actin. Polymerization was qualitatively similar for the two actins with a rate-limiting nucleation step followed by rapid polymer extension. Polymerization occurred only above a threshold critical concentration which varied with polymerization conditions for each actin. In the presence of 2 mM MgCl2, nucleation of both actins was rapid and their critical concentrations were similarly low and not detectably dependent on temperature. In 0.1 M KCl, the rates of nucleation of both actins were much slower than when Mg2+ was present and were significantly different from each other. Also, under these conditions, the critical concentrations of Acanthamoeba and muscle actin were significantly different and both varied markedly with temperature. These quantitative differences between the two actins could be attributed to differences in both their enthalpies and entropies of polymerization, Acanthamoeba actin having the more positive deltaH and delta S. Co-polymerization of the two actins was also demonstrated. Overall, however, there were no qualitative differences between Acanthamoeba and muscle actin that would suggest a unique role for the monomer-polymer equilibrium of cytoplasmic actin in cell motility.  (+info)

Phosphotyrosine binding domains of Shc and insulin receptor substrate 1 recognize the NPXpY motif in a thermodynamically distinct manner. (6/16154)

Phosphotyrosine binding (PTB) domains of the adaptor protein Shc and insulin receptor substrate (IRS-1) interact with a distinct set of activated and tyrosine-phosphorylated cytokine and growth factor receptors and play important roles in mediating mitogenic signal transduction. By using the technique of isothermal titration calorimetry, we have studied the thermodynamics of binding of the Shc and IRS-1 PTB domains to tyrosine-phosphorylated NPXY-containing peptides derived from known receptor binding sites. The results showed that relative contributions of enthalpy and entropy to the free energy of binding are dependent on specific phosphopeptides. Binding of the Shc PTB domain to tyrosine-phosphorylated peptides from TrkA, epidermal growth factor, ErbB3, and insulin receptors is achieved via an overall entropy-driven reaction. On the other hand, recognition of the phosphopeptides of insulin and interleukin-4 receptors by the IRS-1 PTB domain is predominantly an enthalpy-driven process. Mutagenesis and amino acid substitution experiments showed that in addition to the tyrosine-phosphorylated NPXY motif, the PTB domains of Shc and IRS-1 prefer a large hydrophobic residue at pY-5 and a small hydrophobic residue at pY-1, respectively (where pY is phosphotyrosine). These results agree with the calculated solvent accessibility of these two key peptide residues in the PTB domain/peptide structures and support the notion that the PTB domains of Shc and IRS-1 employ functionally distinct mechanisms to recognize tyrosine-phosphorylated receptors.  (+info)

Poly(L-lysine)-graft-dextran copolymer promotes pyrimidine motif triplex DNA formation at physiological pH. Thermodynamic and kinetic studies. (7/16154)

Extreme instability of pyrimidine motif triplex DNA at physiological pH severely limits its use for artificial control of gene expression in vivo. Stabilization of the pyrimidine motif triplex at physiological pH is therefore of great importance in improving its therapeutic potential. To this end, isothermal titration calorimetry interaction analysis system and electrophoretic mobility shift assay have been used to explore the thermodynamic and kinetic effects of our previously reported triplex stabilizer, poly (L-lysine)-graft-dextran (PLL-g-Dex) copolymer, on pyrimidine motif triplex formation at physiological pH. Both the thermodynamic and kinetic analyses have clearly indicated that in the presence of the PLL-g-Dex copolymer, the binding constant of the pyrimidine motif triplex formation at physiological pH was about 100 times higher than that observed without any triplex stabilizer. Of importance, the triplex-promoting efficiency of the copolymer was more than 20 times higher than that of physiological concentrations of spermine, a putative intracellular triplex stabilizer. Kinetic data have also demonstrated that the observed copolymer-mediated promotion of the triplex formation at physiological pH resulted from the considerable increase in the association rate constant rather than the decrease in the dissociation rate constant. Our results certainly support the idea that the PLL-g-Dex copolymer could be a key material and may eventually lead to progress in therapeutic applications of the antigene strategy in vivo.  (+info)

Filament assembly from profilin-actin. (8/16154)

Profilin plays a major role in the assembly of actin filament at the barbed ends. The thermodynamic and kinetic parameters for barbed end assembly from profilin-actin have been measured turbidimetrically. Filament growth from profilin-actin requires MgATP to be bound to actin. No assembly is observed from profilin-CaATP-actin. The rate constant for association of profilin-actin to barbed ends is 30% lower than that of actin, and the critical concentration for F-actin assembly from profilin-actin units is 0.3 microM under physiological ionic conditions. Barbed ends grow from profilin-actin with an ADP-Pi cap. Profilin does not cap the barbed ends and is not detectably incorporated into filaments. The EDC-cross-linked profilin-actin complex (PAcov) both copolymerizes with F-actin and undergoes spontaneous self-assembly, following a nucleation-growth process characterized by a critical concentration of 0.2 microM under physiological conditions. The PAcov polymer is a helical filament that displays the same diffraction pattern as F-actin, with layer lines at 6 and 36 nm. The PAcov filaments bound phalloidin with the same kinetics as F-actin, bound myosin subfragment-1, and supported actin-activated ATPase of myosin subfragment-1, but they did not translocate in vitro along myosin-coated glass surfaces. These results are discussed in light of the current models of actin structure.  (+info)

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TY - JOUR. T1 - The effects of nonlocality on the evolution of higher order fluxes in nonequilibrium thermodynamics. AU - Cimmelli, V. A.. AU - Ván, P.. PY - 2005/11. Y1 - 2005/11. N2 - The role of gradient dependent constitutive spaces is investigated on the example of Extended Thermodynamics of rigid heat conductors. Different levels of nonlocality are developed and the different versions of extended thermodynamics are classified. The local form of the entropy density plays a crucial role in the investigations. The entropy inequality is solved under suitable constitutive assumptions. Balance form of evolution equations is obtained in special cases. Closure relations are derived on a phenomenological level.. AB - The role of gradient dependent constitutive spaces is investigated on the example of Extended Thermodynamics of rigid heat conductors. Different levels of nonlocality are developed and the different versions of extended thermodynamics are classified. The local form of the entropy ...
SECOND LAW OF THERMODYNAMICS Thermodynamics Summary The important information from this chapter is summarized below. Second Law of Thermodynamics Summary Planck s statement of the Second Law of Thermodynamics is: It is impossible to construct an engine that will work in a complete cycle and produce no other effect except the raising of a weight and the cooling of a heat reservoir. The Second Law of Thermodynamics demonstrates that the maximum possible efficiency of a system is the Carnot efficiency written as: h = (TH - TC)/TH The maximum efficiency of a closed cycle can be determined by calculating the efficiency of a Carnot cycle operating between the same value of high and low temperatures. The efficiency of a component can be calculated by comparing the work produced by the component to the work that would have been produced by an ideal component operating isentropically between the same inlet and outlet conditions. An isentropic expansion or compression process will be represented as a ...
Statistical thermodynamics of residue fluctuations of native proteins in a temperature, pressure, and force reservoir is formulated. The general theory is discussed in terms of harmonic and anharmonic fluctuations of residues. The two elastic network models based on the harmonic approximation, the anisotropic network and the Gaussian network models are discussed as the limiting cases of the general theory. The heat capacity and the correlations between the energy fluctuations and residue fluctuations are obtained for the harmonic approximation. The formulation is extended to large fluctuations of residues in order to account for effects of anharmonicity. The fluctuation probability function is constructed for this purpose as a tensorial Hermite series expansion with higher order moments of fluctuations as coefficients. Evaluation of the higher order moments using the proposed statistical thermodynamics model is explained. The formulation is applied to a hexapeptide and the fluctuations of ...
In a wide variety of thermal energy systems, the high integration among components derives from the need to correctly exploit all the internal heat sources by a proper matching with the internal heat sinks. According to what has been suggested in previous works to address this problem in a general way, a basic configuration can be extracted from the system flowsheet including all components but the heat exchangers, in order to exploit the internal heat integration between hot and cold thermal streams through process integration techniques. It was also shown how the comprehension of the advanced thermodynamic cycles can be strongly facilitated by decomposing the system into elementary thermodynamic cycles which can be analyzed separately. The advantages of the combination of these approaches are summarized in this paper using the steam injected gas turbine (STIG) cycle and its evolution towards more complex system configurations as an example of application. The new concept of baseline thermal ...
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The theory of classical or equilibrium thermodynamics is idealized. A main postulate or assumption, often not even explicitly stated, is the existence of systems in their own internal states of thermodynamic equilibrium. In general, a region of space containing a physical system at a given time, that may be found in nature, is not in thermodynamic equilibrium, read in the most stringent terms. In looser terms, nothing in the entire universe is or has ever been truly in exact thermodynamic equilibrium.[59][60]. For purposes of physical analysis, it is often enough convenient to make an assumption of thermodynamic equilibrium. Such an assumption may rely on trial and error for its justification. If the assumption is justified, it can often be very valuable and useful because it makes available the theory of thermodynamics. Elements of the equilibrium assumption are that a system is observed to be unchanging over an indefinitely long time, and that there are so many particles in a system, that its ...
TY - CHAP. T1 - Generalized Statistical Thermodynamics. T2 - Thermodynamics of Probability Distributions and Stochastic Processes. AU - Matsoukas, Themis. PY - 2018/1/1. Y1 - 2018/1/1. UR - http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?scp=85065840046&partnerID=8YFLogxK. UR - http://www.scopus.com/inward/citedby.url?scp=85065840046&partnerID=8YFLogxK. M3 - Chapter. AN - SCOPUS:85065840046. T3 - Understanding Complex Systems. SP - 1. EP - 363. BT - Understanding Complex Systems. PB - Springer Verlag. ER - ...
Biological Thermodynamics provides an introduction to the study of energy transformations for students of the biological sciences. Donald Haynie uses an informal writing style to introduce this core subject in a manner that will appeal to biology and biochemistry undergraduate students. The emphasis of the text is placed on understanding basic concepts and developing problem-solving skills throughout the text. The level of mathematical complexity is kept to a minimum. Each chapter provides numerous examples taken from different areas of biochemistry, as well as extensive exercises to aid understanding. Topics covered include energy and its transformation, the First Law of Thermodynamics, the Second Law of Thermodynamics, Gibbs Free Energy, statistical thermodynamics, binding equilibria and reaction kinetics, and a survey of the most exciting areas of biological thermodynamics today, particularly the origin of life on Earth.
Biological Thermodynamics provides an introduction to the study of energy transformations for students of the biological sciences. Donald Haynie uses an informal writing style to introduce this core subject in a manner that will appeal to biology and biochemistry undergraduate students. The emphasis of the text is placed on understanding basic concepts and developing problem-solving skills throughout the text. The level of mathematical complexity is kept to a minimum. Each chapter provides numerous examples taken from different areas of biochemistry, as well as extensive exercises to aid understanding. Topics covered include energy and its transformation, the First Law of Thermodynamics, the Second Law of Thermodynamics, Gibbs Free Energy, statistical thermodynamics, binding equilibria and reaction kinetics, and a survey of the most exciting areas of biological thermodynamics today, particularly the origin of life on Earth.
In this paper we make the assertion that the key to understand the emergent properties of excitable tissue (brain and heart) lies in the application of irreversible thermodynamics. We support this assertion by pointing out where symmetry break, phase transitions both in structure of membranes as well as in the dynamic of interactions between membranes occur in excitable tissue and how they create emergent low dimensional electrochemical patterns. These patterns are expressed as physiological or physiopathological concomitants of the organ or organism behavior. We propose that a set of beliefs about the nature of biological membranes and their interactions are hampering progress in the physiology of excitable tissue. We will argue that while there is no direct evidence to justify the belief that quantum mechanics has anything to do with macroscopic patterns expressed in excitable tissue, there is plenty of evidence in favor of irreversible thermodynamics. Some key predictions have been fulfilled long
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The Second Law of Thermodynamics is stateed as follows in wikipedia: The entropy of an isolated system consisting of two regions of space, isolated from one another, each in thermodynamic equilibrium in itself, but not in equilibrium with each other, will, when the isolation that separates the two regions is broken, so that the two regions become able to exchange matter or energy, tend to increase over time, approaching a maximum value when the jointly communicating system reaches thermodynamic equilibrium. In more practical terms, I have defined the second law of thermodynamics with the two corresponding ideas: 1) In a closed systems, entropy will increase. Conversely, in open systems, entropy will tend to increase. 2 ) If energy is inputted into a system and a state change occurs, the result of the change will be simpler/less ordered than the original participants. Conversely, if energy dissipates from a system and state-change occurs, the result is more complex/more ordered than the original
Thermodynamics and Biochemistry: heat, work and energy. First law of thermodynamics. Molecular interpretation of thermodynamic quantities. Entropy, free energy and equilibrium. Second law of thermodynamics. Experimental Thermochemistry. Calorimetry. An outline of Statistical Thermodynamics. - Changes of state: physical transformations of pure substances. Phase diagrams. Gibbs phase rule. - Macromolecules in solution: thermodynamics and equilibria. Partial molar quantities, the chemical potential, ideal and non-ideal solutions. Application of the chemical potential to membrane equilibria: membrane equilibria, dialysis equilibrium, osmotic pressure, membrane potential. - Chemical equilibria involving macromolecules: chemical equilibrium, thermodynamics of chemical reactions in solution. Interaction between macromolecules, binding equilibria, binding curves, cooperativity. - Bioenergetics: molecules through membranes: transport modes, endoergonic and exoergonic reaction, coupled reactions. - ...
Efficiency of Machines; 11. Thermodynamics is a branch of physics which deals with the energy and work of a system. Thermodynamic Properties: Every system has certain characteristics such as Pressure, Volume, Temperature, Density, Internal Energy. Thermodynamics generally starts with several basic concepts and leads to different thermodynamics laws. branch of physics which is concerned with the relationship between other forms of energy and heat I Thermodynamic Systems and Properties. In science, thermodynamic properties are characteristics used to describe a physical system. However, if you hone in on the most important thermodynamic formulas and equations, get comfortable converting from one unit of physical measurement to another, and become familiar with the physical constants related to thermodynamics, youll be at the head of the class. Thermodynamics¶ Statistical mechanics grew out of an earlier field called thermodynamics, which was concerned with the thermal properties of liquids and ...
15.7: Some Applications of Entropy and Free Energy - Chemistry LibreTexts This book presents the selection of various high level contributions involving thermodynamics. The main applications of exergy in modern ecology are reviewed with special focus on practical use of Eco-Exergy, exergy index, and structural exergy for real ecosystem assessment and estimation of their health and disturbance. Applications of Thermodynamics Thermodynamicsis considered to be one of the most important parts of our day-to-day life. The disadvantage is that the work input (required by the second law of thermodynamics) is sometimes more expensive than simply burning fuel, especially if the work is done by electrical energy. Application of Third Law of Thermodynamics in daily life: The direct use of the Third Law of Thermodynamics occurs in ultra-low temperature chemistry and physics. Thermodynamics One commonly used chart is the Mollier Chart, which is the plot of enthalpy versus entropy. Sign in (9) Applications of ...
This is the lowest point on the Kelvin scale. When a system goes from an ordered state to a disordered state the entropy is increased. The second law of thermodynamics states that the total entropy of the universe or an isolated system never decreases. V= 1 V. The third law defines absolute zero and helps to explain that the entropy, or disorder, of the universe is heading towards a constant, nonzero value. Keywords: Nernst postulate, thermodynamics, entropy, quantum laws The third law of thermodynamics states that as the temperature approaches absolute zero in a system, the absolute entropy of the system approaches a constant value. The law of conservation of mass is also an equally fundamental concept in the theory of thermodynamics, but it is not generally included as a law of thermodynamics. This makes sense because the third law suggests a limit to the entropy value for different systems, which they approach as the temperature drops. It has had great influence on thermodynamics. THIRD LAW ...
TY - GEN. T1 - Energetics of alloy formation within statistical thermodynamics and electron theory. AU - Singh, R. N.. PY - 1997. Y1 - 1997. N2 - The deviation of the thermo-physical functions from the additive rule of mixing as a function of composition, temperature, and pressure is a key to an understanding of the energetics of alloy formation. The implications of the basic interactions of the metallic system i.e. electron-electron, ion-ion and electron-ion on formation energy are discussed within the first principle approach of the electronic theory. The pairwise interactions calculated from the first principle theory, coupled with pair distribution functions, provide a unique definition of the order energy which occurs as a free parameter in various thermodynamic models. The solution of the grand partition function within quasi-lattice approximation, and the hard sphere results modified for attractive tail interaction, are also considered to discuss the effects of entropic and enthalpic ...
Thermodynamics Kept Simple - a Molecular Approach by Roland Kjellander Thermodynamics Kept Simple ¿ A Molecular Approach: What is the Driving Force in the World of Molecules? offers a truly unique way of teaching and thinking about basic thermodynamics that helps students overcome common conceptual problems. For example, the book explains the concept of entropy from the perspective of probabilities of various molecular processes. Temperature is then addressed and related to probabilities for heat transfer between different systems. This approach gives the second law of thermodynamics a natural and intuitive background. The book delivers a concise and brilliantly conceived introduction to thermodynamics by focusing at the molecular level in a manner that is easy to follow and illustrated by engaging, concrete examples. By providing a guided tour of the world of molecules, the book gives insights into essential principles of thermodynamics with minimal use of mathematics. It takes as a unifying ...
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Abstract: Non-Hermitian Hamiltonians possessing a discrete real spectrum motivated a remarkable research activity in quantum physics and new insights have emerged. In this paper we formulate concepts of statistical thermodynamics for systems described by non-Hermitian Hamiltonians with real eigenvalues. We mainly focus on the case where the energy and another observable are the conserved quantities. The notion of entropy and entropy inequalities are central in our approach, which treats equilibrium thermodynamics ...
Van der Waals forces: Van der Waals forces, relatively weak electric forces that attract neutral molecules to one another in gases, in liquefied and solidified gases, and in almost all organic liquids and solids. The forces are named for the Dutch physicist Johannes Diderik van der Waals, who in 1873 first postulated
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The second law of thermodynamics can be interpreted as quantifying state transformations which are statistically unlikely so that they become effectively forbidden. The second law typically applies to systems composed of many particles interacting; Quantum thermodynamics resource theory is a formulation of thermodynamics in the regime where it can be applied to a small number of particles interacting with a heat bath. For processes which are cyclic or very close to cyclic, the second law for microscopic systems takes on a very different form than it does at the macroscopic scale, imposing not just one constraint on what state transformations are possible, but an entire family of constraints. These second laws are not only relevant for small systems, but also apply to individual macroscopic systems interacting via long-range interactions, which only satisfy the ordinary second law on average. By making precise the definition of thermal operations, the laws of thermodynamics take on a form with ...
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In this paper, we combine the two universalisms of thermodynamics and dynamical systems theory to develop a dynamical system formalism for classical thermodynamics. Specifically, using a compartmental dynamical system energy flow model we develop a state-space dynamical system model that captures the key aspects of thermodynamics, including its fundamental laws. In addition, we establish the existence of a unique, continuously differentiable global entropy function for our dynamical system model, and using Lyapunov stability theory we show that the proposed thermodynamic model has finite-time convergent trajectories to Lyapunov stable equilibria determined by the system initial energies. Finally, using the system entropy, we establish the absence of Poincaré recurrence for our thermodynamic model and develop clear and rigorous connections between irreversibility, the second law of thermodynamics, and the entropic arrow of time.
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The Third Law of Thermodynamics . ln This is because a system at zero temperature exists in its ground state, so that its entropy is determined only by the degeneracy of the ground state. Q No, seriously, how cold is it? [9] If there were an entropy difference at absolute zero, T = 0 could be reached in a finite number of steps. {\displaystyle \Delta S=S-S_{0}=k_{\text{B}}\ln(\Omega )={\frac {\delta Q}{T}}}, S [citation needed], The third law is equivalent to the statement that. Third law of thermodynamics 1. The Nernst-Simon statement of the third law of thermodynamics concerns thermodynamic processes at a fixed, low temperature: The entropy change associated with any condensed system undergoing a reversible isothermal process approaches zero as the temperature at which it is performed approaches 0 K. Here a condensed system refers to liquids and solids. The Third Law of Thermodynamics. B Following thermodynamics
The First Law of the Thermodynamics is related to the conservation of energy, while the Second Law of Thermodynamics argue that some of the thermodynamics processes are impermissible and does not entirely follow the First Law of Thermodynamics.
The history of thermodynamics is fundamentally interwoven with the history of physics and history of chemistry and ultimately dates back to theories of heat in antiquity. The laws of thermodynamics are the result of progress made in this field over the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. The first established thermodynamic principle, which eventually became the second law of thermodynamics, was formulated by Sadi Carnot in 1824 in his book Reflections on the Motive Power of Fire. By 1860, as formalized in the works of scientists such as Rudolf Clausius and William Thomson, what are now known as the first and second laws were established. Later, Nernsts theorem (or Nernsts postulate), which is now known as the third law, was formulated by Walther Nernst over the period 1906-12. While the numbering of the laws is universal today, various textbooks throughout the 20th century have numbered the laws differently. In some fields, the second law was considered to deal with the efficiency of ...
Thermodynamics is a part of science which is related with heat, temperature and energy. It is concerned with various forms of energy and its mutual conversion. The Thermodynamic behavior of different quantities or matter is controlled by 4 laws of thermodynamics. In this universe there is always a relation between any matter and energy. Thermodynamics is applicable in wide range of Science, Technology and Engineering world.
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Theres as many formulations of the second law as there have been discussions of it.. - Percy Bridgman, The Nature of Thermodynamics (1941).. This is because the Second Law of thermodynamics is ubiquitous and universal, among the most fundamental laws of nature. However, and furthermore, the true equivalency of the different formulations could be established and thus proven, rendering the Second Law to be universal and valid without exceptions.... ...
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The development of thermodynamics in the second half of the 19th century has had a strong impact on both technology and natural philosophy. It is true that the steam engine for the conversion of heat into work existed before thermodynamics was developed as a branch of physics. However, the systematic theory improved the conversion process, and it succeeded in developing other processes essential to modern life, notably refrigeration and rectification. So, altogether thermodynamics has provided humanity with cheap energy, and cheap fuel, -- consequently with cheap, and abundant, and unspoiled food. Thus thermodynamics has made populations grow, and life expectancy increase beyond anything people could possibly have imagined 200 years ago. At the same time thermodynamics has uncovered the precarious balance between determinism and stochasticity which is essential to processes on earth, including life. The competition of those intentions is described by the doctrine of energy and entropy in ...
EN] Apple discs were impregnated with isotonic solutions of sucrose and trehalose with and without calcium addition and after air dried. In the vacuum impregnation experiments, the calcium and the replacement of sucrose by trehalose did not have significant effect on the final volumetric deformation of the samples. During air drying two stages of changes were considered. The first one lasted until the saturation of the intracellular liquid phase, and the second one from the saturation of the intracellular liquid phase until the end of the drying process. Mass transfer has been analysed applying nonlinear irreversible thermodynamics. Water flux, water chemical potential and tissue shrinkage have been taken into account in order to accurately describe the mass transfer phenomena during air drying. A precise definition of chemical potential allowed estimating the partial molar energy needed for breakages and the reversible and irreversible deformations of tissue structure coupled with mass transfer ...
R. Stephen Berry-. Thermodynamics is a beautiful illustration of how needs of very practical applications can lead to very basic, general concepts and relations, very much in contrast to the view that the practical and applied facets of a science are consequences of prior basic studies. Thermodynamics teaches us that ideas and concepts can flow in either direction, between the basic and the applied. It was the very practical challenge of finding the best, most efficient way to pump water out of tin mines in Cornwall and elsewhere that stimulated the thinking, notably the young French engineer Sadi Carnot, that led us to the very basic, general concepts, even laws of nature, that we call thermodynamics. Traditional, classical thermodynamics is deeply based on the concept that processes and machines have limits to how efficiently they can carry out their tasks, limits that minimize the wasteful losses that all real processes have. And traditional thermodynamics focuses on finding those limits ...
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Title:Thermodynamic Approach to Materials Showing Negative Thermal Expansion. VOLUME: 4 ISSUE: 1. Author(s):Yasuhisa Yamamura. Affiliation:Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Pure and Applied Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-8571, Japan.. Keywords:Entropy of transition, framework structure, Grüneisen function, heat capacity, mode-Grüneisen parameter, negative thermal expansion, order-disorder phase transition, phonon, structural phase transition, thermal expansion, ZrW2O8.. Abstract:In this paper, various thermodynamic approaches to the structural phase transitions and the phonon properties of the materials showing negative thermal expansion (NTE) in the wide temperature range are briefly reviewed through three families of the NTE compounds; ZrW2O8, ZrV2O7, A2B3O12 (A = trivalent cation, B = W or Mo) families. As for the structural phase transitions, the thermodynamic approaches provide us with elucidation of their mechanism from an entropic point of view. The NTE is ...
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Polymer quantum systems are mechanical models quantized similarly as loop quantum gravity. It is actually in quantizing gravity that the polymer term holds proper as the quantum geometry excitations yield a reminiscent of a polymer material. In such an approach both non-singular cosmological models and a microscopic basis for the entropy of some black holes have arisen. Also important physical questions for these systems involve thermodynamics. With this motivation, in this work, we study the statistical thermodynamics of two one dimensional polymer quantum systems: an ensemble of oscillators that describe a solid and a bunch of non-interacting particles in a box, which thus form an ideal gas. We first study the spectra of these polymer systems. It turns out useful for the analysis to consider the length scale required by the quantization and which we shall refer to as polymer length. The dynamics of the polymer oscillator can be given the form of that for the standard quantum pendulum. ...
Modern Engineering Thermodynamics Robert T. Balmer AMSTERDAM †BOSTON HEIDELBERG † LONDON NEW YORK †OXFORD PARIS SAN DIEGO SAN FRANCISCO †SINGAPORE SYDNEY † TOKYO Thermodynamics applies to a wide variety of topics in science and engineering, especially physical chemistry, chemical engineering and mechanical engineering. Write CSS OR LESS and hit save. Check your Email after Joining and Confirm your mail id to get updates alerts. Availability and irreversibility. Energy Demand and Climate Change (eBook, PDF) ... Introduction 1 Part I: Covering the Basics in Thermodynamics 7 Chapter 1: Thermodynamics in Everyday Life 9 Chapter 2: Laying the Foundation of Thermodynamics 15 Chapter 3: Working with Phases and Properties of Substances 39 Chapter 4: Work and Heat Go Together Like Macaroni and Cheese 57 Part II: Employing the Laws of Thermodynamics … We started LearnEngineering as a passion, and now its empowering many readers by helping them to understand the engineering concepts from ours ...
The present work aims to study the thermal stability and thermodynamics in the process of synthesizing 1, 3-dimethylurea. The HPLC spectrograms were used to study the impacts of reaction time and temperature on the thermal behaviour of the ammonolysis reaction system. Rate equation of the ammonolysis reaction can be summed up as c(t) = 1016.24*e-(t/47.9403) +16.1935. Thermal stability curve also can be determined. Experimental results revealed that the process of synthesizing 1, 3-dimethylurea was of pseudo-first-order reaction kinetics and k value was 0.0163 min-1. Thermodynamics results indicated that enthalpy was -1.92 kJ/mol, Gibbs free energy was -8.51 J/mol, and entropy was 15.96 J/mol*K. The reaction was an exothermic, spontaneous and entropy increasing process. Based on thermal stability and thermodynamics study, synthesis of 1, 3-dimethylurea was unfavourable at higher temperature as well as long reaction time ...
The parametrization and testing of the OPLS all-atom force field for organic molecules and peptides are described. Parameters for both torsional and nonbonded energetics have been derived, while the bond stretching and angle bending parameters have been adopted mostly from the AMBER all-atom force field. The torsional parameters were determined by fitting to rotational energy profiles obtained from ab initio molecular orbital calculations at the RHF/6-31G*//RHF/6-31G* level for more than 50 organic molecules and ions. The quality of the fits was high with average errors for conformational energies of less than 0.2 kcal/mol. The force-field results for molecular structures are also demonstrated to closely match the ab initio predictions. The nonbonded parameters were developed in conjunction with Monte Carlo statistical mechanics simulations by computing thermodynamic and structural properties for 34 pure organic liquids including alkanes, alkenes, alcohols, ethers, acetals, thiols, sulfides, disulfides,
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The second law of thermodynamics says that when energy changes from one form to another form, or matter moves freely, entropy (disorder) in a closed system increases. Differences in temperature, pressure, and density tend to even out horizontally after a while. Due to the force of gravity, density and pressure do not even out vertically. Density and pressure on the bottom will be more than at the top. Entropy is a measure of spread of matter and energy to everywhere they have access. The most common wording for the second law of thermodynamics is essentially due to Rudolf Clausius: ...
TY - JOUR. T1 - Thermodynamics of inclusion complex formation of β-cyclodextrin with a variety of surfactants differing in the nature of headgroup. AU - Benk, Mária. AU - Király, Zoltán. PY - 2012/11/1. Y1 - 2012/11/1. N2 - The inclusion complexation of β-cyclodextrin with various surfactants, possessing the same alkyl chain length but differing in the hydrophilic headgroup, was investigated by isothermal titration microcalorimetry. Sodium dodecyl sulfate, sodium dodecyl sulfonate, dodecyltrimethylammonium bromide and dodecyl(dimethyl)amine oxide were investigated. The major aim of this study was to elucidate the effects of temperature and the nature of the headgroup on the complex formation. Thermometric titrations were effected between the temperatures (288 and 348) K. The results provided the stoichiometry, the equilibrium constant and the reaction enthalpy of complexation. Changes in Gibbs energy, entropy and vant Hoff enthalpy were additionally calculated.. AB - The inclusion ...
1. S. N. Blinder, Advanced physical Chemistry, The Macmilan Company, 1967.. 2. L. K. Nash, Elements of statistical thermodynamics, 2nd Edition, Addison Wesley, 1974.. 3. T.L. Hill, An Introduction to Statistical Thermodynamics, Addison-Wesley, 1960.. 4. S. Glasstone, Theoretical Chemistry: An introduction to quantum mechanics, statistical mechanics, and molecular spectra for chemists, D. Van Nostrand Company, Inc., 1944.. 5. D. A. McQuarrie and J. D. Simon, Physical Chemistry: A molecular Approach, Viva Books, New Delhi, 1998.. 6. Allen, M. P., Tildesley, D. J. Computer Simulations of Liquids, Oxford: Oxford Science Publications. 1987.. 7. Frenkel, D.; Smit, B. Understanding Molecular Simulation: From Algorithms to Applications, 2nd Edition, Academic Press, San Diego, 2002.. 8. K.I. Ramachandran, G. Deepa and K. Nimboori, Computational Chemistry and Molecular Modelling: Principles and Applications, Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Germany, 2008.. 9. F. Jensen, Introduction to Computational Chemistry, ...
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The thermodynamics of a monoclonal antibody (mAb)-peptide interaction have been characterized by isothermal titration microcalorimetry. GCC:B10 mAb, generated against human guanylyl cyclase C, a membrane-associated receptor and a potential marker for metastatic colon cancer, recognizes the cognate peptide epitope HIPPENIFPLE and its two contiguous mimotopes, HIPPEN and ENIFPLE, specifically and reversibly. The exothermic binding reactions between 6.4 and 42 degreeC are driven by dominant favorable enthalpic contributions between 20 and 42 degreeC, with a large negative heat capacity (DELTACp) of -421 +- 27 cal mol-1 K-1. The unfavorable negative value of entropy (DELTASb0) at 25 degreeC, an unusual feature among protein-protein interactions, becomes a positive one below an inversion temperature of 20.5 degreeC. Enthalpy-entropy compensation due to solvent reorganization accounts for an essentially unchanged free energy of interaction (DELTADELTAGb0 simeq 0). The role of water molecules in the ...
Quantum thermodynamics addresses the emergence of thermodynamic laws from quantum mechanics. The viewpoint advocated is based on the intimate connection of quantum thermodynamics with the theory of open quantum systems. Quantum mechanics inserts dynamics into thermodynamics, giving a sound foundation to finite-time-thermodynamics. The emergence of the 0-law, I-law, II-law and III-law of thermodynamics from quantum considerations is presented. The emphasis is on consistency between the two theories, which address the same subject from different foundations. We claim that inconsistency is the result of faulty analysis, pointing to flaws in approximations.
The second law of thermodynamics is considered one of the central laws of science, engineering and technology. For over a century it has been assumed to be inviolable by the scientific community. Over the last 10-20 years, however, more than two dozen challenges to it have appeared in the physical literature - more than during any other period in its 150-year history. The number and variety of these represent a cogent threat to its absolute status. This is the first book to document and critique these modern challenges. Written by two leading exponents of this rapidly emerging field, it covers the theoretical and experimental aspects of principal challenges. In addition, unresolved foundational issues concerning entropy and the second law are explored. This book should be of interest to anyone whose work or research is touched by the second law ...
A general review on macrocyclic ligands with particular emphasis to dibenzocryptand 222 and dibenzo 18 crown 6 is given in the first part of the thesis (Chapter 1). This is followed by an exhaustive literature survey on the stability constants (hence free energies of complexing), enthalpies and entropies of metal cations with cryptands (dibenzocryptand 222, benzocryptand 222, cryptand 222) and crown ethers (dibenzo 18 crown 6, benzo 18 crown 6, 18 crown 6) in water and in non-aqueous solvents at 298.15 (Chapter 2). The experimental part (Chapter 3) also includes a detailed description of the principals involved in calorimetry as well as the methods used for the calculation of reaction enthalpies. Stability constant data for alkali-metal and silver cations with dibenzocryptand 222 in five dipolar aprotic solvents (N,N dimethyl-formamide, dimethylsulphoxide, acetonitrile, propylene carbonate and nitromethane) at 298.15 K are reported. These data are used to calculate the standard free energies of ...
Integral membrane proteins, including G protein-coupled receptors (GPCR) and ion channels, mediate diverse biological functions that are crucial to all aspects of life. The knowledge of the molecular mechanisms, and in particular, the thermodynamic basis of the binding interactions of the extracellular ligands and intracellular effector proteins is essential to understand the workings of these remarkable nanomachines. In this review, we describe how isothermal titration calorimetry (ITC) can be effectively used to gain valuable insights into the thermodynamic signatures (enthalpy, entropy, affinity, and stoichiometry), which would be most useful for drug discovery studies, considering that more than 30% of the current drugs target membrane proteins. This article is part of a Special Issue entitled: Structural and biophysical characterisation of membrane protein-ligand binding.
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The Second law of thermodynamics states that the state of entropy of the universe, as an isolated system, will always increase over time. The second law also states that the changes in the entropy in the universe can never be negative.. Why is it that when you leave an ice cube at room temperature, it begins to melt? Why do we get older and never younger? And, why is it whenever rooms are cleaned, they become messy again in the future? Certain things happen in one direction and not the other, this is called the arrow of time and it encompasses every area of science. The thermodynamic arrow of time (entropy) is the measurement of disorder within a system, the change of entropy suggests that time itself is asymmetric with respect to order of an isolated system, a system will become more disordered, as time increases.. Derivation: To understand why entropy increases and decreases, it is important to recognize that two changes in entropy have to consider at all times. The entropy change of the ...
Jülich, 26 November 2014 - Van der Waals forces act like a sort of quantum glue on all types of matter. Using a new measuring technique, scientists from Forschungszentrum Jülich experimentally determined for the first time all of the key details of how strongly the single molecules bind to a surface. With an atomic force microscope, they demonstrated that the forces do not just increase with molecular size, but that they even grow disproportionately fast. Their findings have been published in Nature Communications and could help to improve fundamental simulation methods for chemistry, physics, biology, and materials science.
Z can be either greater or less than 1 for real gases. Secondary School. Explain how to find the variables as extensive or intensive. the Einstein equation than it would be to quantize the wave equation for sound in air. Only one equation of state will not be sufficient to reconstitute the fundamental equation. Soave-Redlich-Kwong equation of state for a multicomponent mixture. A state function is a property whose value does not depend on the path taken to reach that specific value. SI units are used for absolute temperature, not Celsius or Fahrenheit. The equation of state relates the pressure p, volume V and temperature T of a physically homogeneous system in the state of thermodynamic equilibrium f(p, V, T) = 0. State functions and state variables Thermodynamics is about MACROSCOPIC properties. find : Next , with intermediary equation will find : Diagram P-V van der waals gass Section AC - analytic continuation of isotherm, physically impossible. This is a study of the thermodynamics of ...
Physical processes that govern the growth kinetics of carbon clusters at high pressure and high temperature are: (a) thermodynamics and structural |i|sp|/i|?-to-|i|sp|/i|? bonding) changes and (b) cluster diffusion. Our study on item (a) deals with |i|ab initio|/i| and semi-empirical quantum mechanical calculations to examine effects of cluster size on the relative stability of graphite and diamond clusters and the energy barrier between the two. We have also made molecular dynamics simulations using the Brenner bond order potential. Kesults show that the melting line of diamond based on the Brenner potential is reasonable and that the liquid structure changes from mostly |i|sp|/i|-bonded carbon chains to mostly |i|sp|/i|?-bonding over a relatively narrow density interval. Our study on item (b) uses the time-dependent clustor size distribution function obtained from the relevant Smoluchowski equations. The resulting surface contribution to the Gibbs free energy of carbon clusters was implemented in a
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This course aims to connect the principles, concepts, and laws/postulates of classical and statistical thermodynamics to applications that require quantitative knowledge of thermodynamic properties from a macroscopic to a molecular level. It covers their basic postulates of classical thermodynamics and their application to transient open and closed systems, criteria of stability and equilibria, as well as constitutive property models of pure materials and mixtures emphasizing molecular-level effects using the formalism of statistical mechanics. Phase and chemical equilibria of multicomponent systems are covered. Applications are emphasized through extensive problem work relating to practical cases ...
The following content is provided under a Creative Commons license. Your support will help MIT OpenCourseWare continue to offer high quality educational resources for free. To make a donation or view additional materials from hundred of MIT courses, visit MIT OpenCourseWare at ocw.mit.edu. PROFESSOR: Last time, you talked about the Gibbs free energy. And the fundamental equations. And how powerful the fundamental equations were in being able to calculate anything from pressure, volume, temperature data. And you saw that the Gibbs free energy was especially important for everyday sort of processes. Because of the constant pressure constraint. And the fact that the intrinsic variables are pressure and temperature. Well, it turns out that the Gibbs free energy is even more important than that. And this is something that it took me a while to learn. I had to take thermodynamics many times to really appreciate how important that was. Even when I was doing research, at the beginning, I was a theorist, ...
See also Kirchhoffs laws (disambiguation) for other laws named after Gustav Kirchhoff. In heat transfer, Kirchhoffs law of thermal radiation refers to wavelength-specific radiative emission and absorption by a material body in thermodynamic equilibrium, including radiative exchange equilibrium. A body at temperature T radiates electromagnetic energy. A perfect black body in thermodynamic equilibrium absorbs all light that strikes it, and radiates energy according to a unique law of radiative emissive power for temperature T, universal for all perfect black bodies. Kirchhoffs law states that: For a body of any arbitrary material emitting and absorbing thermal electromagnetic radiation at every wavelength in thermodynamic equilibrium, the ratio of its emissive power to its dimensionless coefficient of absorption is equal to a universal function only of radiative wavelength and temperature. That universal function describes the perfect black-body emissive power. Here, the dimensionless ...
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physical chemistry - Statistical Thermodynamics - Thermodynamics provides chemists with the power to calculate, from thermochemical data alone, how far any chemical reaction will proceed before reaching equilibrium. Theoretical chemists would like to make such calculations without thermochemical data, however, using only the quantum mechanical descriptions of isolated molecules, but thermodynamics is based on the bulk properties of matter and reflects averages of very large numbers of molecules.Quantum mechanics, on the other hand, provides information only about the quantized energy…
The following content is provided under a Creative Commons license. Your support will help MIT OpenCourseWare continue to offer high quality educational resources for free. To make a donation or view additional materials from hundreds of MIT courses, visit MIT OpenCourseWare at ocw.mit.edu. PROFESSOR: So lets start with some of the things we learned last time. So there are two things that were important. We learned that the chemical potential for a species is the Gibbs free energy for that species divided by the number of moles, this is Gibbs free energy per mole. We learned that the pressure dependence of the Gibbs free energy gives you the pressure dependence for the chemical potential. That its equal to the chemical potential at one bar for an ideal gas plus RT log p. We also learned that a species will want to go to minimize its chemical potential, and we saw that for the cell bursting in salt, in distilled water. Or an ice cube melting at a temperature greater than 0 degrees. And what we ...
TY - JOUR. T1 - A complete thermodynamic analysis of enzyme turnover links the free energy landscape to enzyme catalysis. AU - Jones, Hannah B.L.. AU - Wells, Stephen A.. AU - Prentice, Erica J.. AU - Kwok, Anthony. AU - Liang, Liyin L.. AU - Arcus, Vickery L.. AU - Pudney, Christopher R.. N1 - This article is protected by copyright. All rights reserved.. PY - 2017/9/1. Y1 - 2017/9/1. N2 - Our understanding of how enzymes work is colored by static structure depictions where the enzyme scaffold is presented as either immobile, or in equilibrium between well-defined static conformations. Proteins however exhibit a large degree of motion over a broad range of timescales and magnitudes and this is defined thermodynamically by the enzyme free energy landscape (FEL). The role and importance of enzyme motion is extremely contentious. Much of the challenge is in the experimental detection of so called conformational sampling involved in enzyme turnover. Herein we apply combined pressure and ...
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Also paramount is to understand the relationship between thermodynamics and kinetics, something that again benefits from studying reactions under thermodynamic and kinetic control and things like the Curtin-Hammet principle in classical physical organic chemistry. Its crucial to know the difference between thermodynamic and kinetic stability, especially when one is dealing with small molecule and protein conformations. Finally, its enormously valuable to have a feel for a few key numbers, foremost among which may be the relationship between equilibrium constant and free energy; knowing this tells you for instance that it takes only a difference of 1.8 kcal/mol of free energy between two conformers to almost completely shift the conformational equilibrium on to the side of the more stable one. And when that difference is 3 kcal/mol, the higher-energy conformation is all gone, well beyond the detection limits of techniques like NMR. Speaking of which, a good understanding of thermodynamics also ...
Also paramount is to understand the relationship between thermodynamics and kinetics, something that again benefits from studying reactions under thermodynamic and kinetic control and things like the Curtin-Hammet principle in classical physical organic chemistry. Its crucial to know the difference between thermodynamic and kinetic stability, especially when one is dealing with small molecule and protein conformations. Finally, its enormously valuable to have a feel for a few key numbers, foremost among which may be the relationship between equilibrium constant and free energy; knowing this tells you for instance that it takes only a difference of 1.8 kcal/mol of free energy between two conformers to almost completely shift the conformational equilibrium on to the side of the more stable one. And when that difference is 3 kcal/mol, the higher-energy conformation is all gone, well beyond the detection limits of techniques like NMR. Speaking of which, a good understanding of thermodynamics also ...
195 pages , 1989 , PDF , 7,5 Mb Nobel Laureates brilliant attempt to develop a simple, unified standard method of dealing with all cases of statistical thermodynamics (classical, quantum, Bose-Einstein, Fermi-Dirac, etc.). Discussions of Nernst theorem, Plancks oscillator, fluctuations, the n-particle problem, problem of radiation, much more. Links (7,5 Mb) http://rapidshare.com/files/140811982/Statistical_Thermodynamics_www.softarchive.net.zip. ...
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The Second Law of Thermodynamics is an insurmountable obstacle to the spontaneous formation of highly complex organic molecules. Evolutionists cannot explain away the problem by appealing to the earth being an open system. Inputting free energy into a system speeds up the rate of entropy increase.
The second law of thermodynamics (the entropy law or law of entropy) was formulated in the middle of the last century by Clausius and Thomson following Carnot s earlier observation that, like the fall...
Skeptics sometimes claim that the explanation for global warming contradicts the second law of thermodynamics. But does it? To answer that, first, we need to know how global warming works. Then, we need to know what the second law of thermodynamics is, and how it applies to global warming. Global warming, in a nutshell, works like this:
Accurate estimation of protein-carbohydrate binding energies using computational methods is a challenging task. Here we report the use of expanded ensemble molecular dynamics (EEMD) simulation with double decoupling for estimation of binding energies of hevein, a plant lectin with its monosaccharide and disaccharide ligands GlcNAc and (GlcNAc)(2), respectively. In addition to the binding energies, enthalpy and entropy components of the binding energy are also calculated. The estimated binding energies for the hevein-carbohydrate interactions are within the range of +/- 0.5 kcal of the previously reported experimental binding data. For comparison, binding energies were also estimated using thermodynamic integration, molecular dynamics end point calculations (MM/GBSA) and the expanded ensemble methodology is seen to be more accurate. To our knowledge, the method of EEMD simulations has not been previously reported for estimating biomolecular binding energies.. ...
Charlesworth, J. M., Riddell, S. Z. and Mathews, R. J. (1993), Determination of polymer-solvent interaction parameters using piezoelectric crystals, with reference to the sorption of chemical warfare agents. J. Appl. Polym. Sci., 47: 653-665. doi: 10.1002/app.1993.070470409 ...
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Thermodynamics[edit]. In thermodynamics, a standard mercury-in-glass thermometer must absorb or give up some thermal energy to ...
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Page, D. N. (2005). "Hawking radiation and black hole thermodynamics". New Journal of Physics. 7 (1): 203. arXiv:hep-th/0409024 ... Carlip, S. (2009). "Black Hole Thermodynamics and Statistical Mechanics". Physics of Black Holes. Physics of Black Holes. ... This allows the formulation of the first law of black hole mechanics as an analogue of the first law of thermodynamics, with ... If this were the case, the second law of thermodynamics would be violated by entropy-laden matter entering a black hole, ...
Thermodynamics[edit]. By 1847, Thomson had already gained a reputation as a precocious and maverick scientist when he attended ... He was ennobled in 1892 in recognition of his achievements in thermodynamics, and of his opposition to Irish Home Rule,[3][4][5 ... During his rewriting, he seems to have considered ideas that would subsequently give rise to the second law of thermodynamics. ... Volume V. Thermodynamics, cosmical and geological physics, molecular and crystalline theory, electrodynamics (Internet Archive) ...
Thermodynamics. Phase transitions. Main articles: boiling, boiling point, melting, and melting point ... "Thermodynamics of Crystals and Melting". Journal of Chemical Physics. 7 (8): 591-604. Bibcode:1939JChPh...7..591B. doi:10.1063 ...
From a thermodynamics point of view, at the melting point the change in Gibbs free energy (ΔG) of the material is zero, but the ...
6 Thermodynamics *6.1 Thermodynamic theories of surface tension. *6.2 Thermodynamics of soap bubbles *6.2.1 Influence of ... Thermodynamics[edit]. Thermodynamic theories of surface tension[edit]. J.W. Gibbs developed the thermodynamic theory of ... Thermodynamics of soap bubbles[edit]. The pressure inside an ideal (one surface) soap bubble can be derived from thermodynamic ... Thermodynamics requires that all spontaneous changes of state are accompanied by a decrease in Gibbs free energy. ...
Rock, Peter A. (1983). Chemical Thermodynamics. University Science Books. p. 257-260. ISBN 9781891389320.. ...
Thermodynamics. This section does not cite any sources. Please help improve this section by adding citations to reliable ... "Thermodynamics of Crystals and Melting". Journal of Chemical Physics. 7 (8): 591-604. Bibcode:1939JChPh...7..591B. doi:10.1063 ...
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E, Fortov Vladimr (2016). Thermodynamics And Equations Of State For Matter: From Ideal Gas To Quark-gluon Plasma. World ... Thermodynamics[edit]. The cross-over temperature from the normal hadronic to the QGP phase is about 175 MeV. This "crossover" ... Thermodynamics and equations of state of matter : from ideal gas to quark-gluon plasma, V. E Fortov, 2016.[92] ...
Thermodynamics[edit]. The thermodynamic properties of a solid are directly related to its phonon structure. The entire set of ...
Thermodynamics[edit]. An equilibrium constant is related to the standard Gibbs energy change for the reaction, so for an acid ... Data presented here were taken at 25 °C in water.[7][85] More values can be found in the Thermodynamics section, above. A table ... The acid dissociation constant for an acid is a direct consequence of the underlying thermodynamics of the dissociation ...
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Thermodynamics. Chemical reactions are determined by the laws of thermodynamics. Reactions can proceed by themselves if they ...
Maxwell's work on thermodynamics led him to devise the thought experiment that came to be known as Maxwell's demon, where the ... This approach generalised the previously established laws of thermodynamics and explained existing observations and experiments ... based on the American scientist Josiah Willard Gibbs's graphical thermodynamics papers.[113][114] ... second law of thermodynamics is violated by an imaginary being capable of sorting particles by energy.[112] ...
Kinetics versus thermodynamics[edit]. This technique exploits the phenomenon of supersaturation, and involves careful balancing ... This is carried out under conditions of low solubility so that thermodynamics drive a greater total volume of precipitate ...
Black hole thermodynamics[edit]. Zeldovich played a key role in developing the theory of black hole evaporation due to Hawking ... In 1963, he returned to academia to embark on pioneering contributions on the fundamental understanding of the thermodynamics ...
Compressible flow in thermodynamics[edit]. The most general form of the equation, suitable for use in thermodynamics in case of ... Van Wylen, Gordon J.; Sonntag, Richard E. (1965). Fundamentals of Classical Thermodynamics. New York: John Wiley and Sons.. ... on nothing more than the fundamental principles of physics such as Newton's laws of motion or the first law of thermodynamics. ...
Thermodynamics and thermo-science[edit]. Main article: Thermodynamics. Thermodynamics is an applied science used in several ... Thermodynamics principles are used by mechanical engineers in the fields of heat transfer, thermofluids, and energy conversion ... At its simplest, thermodynamics is the study of energy, its use and transformation through a system. Typically, engineering ... The mechanical engineering field requires an understanding of core areas including mechanics, dynamics, thermodynamics, ...
Second law of thermodynamics[edit]. Main article: Entropy and life. In 1910, Adams printed and distributed to university ... Daub, E.E. (1967). "Atomism and Thermodynamics". Isis. 58: 293-303. doi:10.1086/350264.. reprinted in Leff, H.S. & Rex, A.F., ... based on the second law of thermodynamics and the principle of entropy.[29][30] This, essentially, states that all energy ...
Thermodynamics and thermo-science[edit]. Main article: Thermodynamics. Thermodynamics is an applied science used in several ... "Thermodynamics". www.grc.nasa.gov. Retrieved 2018-09-09.. *^ "Applications of Thermodynamics Laws. Carnot, Stirling, Ericsson, ... At its simplest, thermodynamics is the study of energy, its use and transformation through a system.[30] Typically, engineering ... Thermodynamics principles are used by mechanical engineers in the fields of heat transfer, thermofluids, and energy conversion ...
Thermodynamics, engineering, and other sciences[edit]. Various types of graphs in thermodynamics, engineering, and other ... Common examples in thermodynamics are some types of phase diagrams. Isoclines are used to solve ordinary differential equations ...
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Dynamics; thermodynamics; ballistics. "Louis Thompson Dies, Was Dahlgren Physicist". The Free Lance-Star. December 14, 1978. ... Tommy) was an American physicist interested in thermodynamics and ballistics and as an expert working for the United States ... During 1917-1919 he was an assistant professor and fellow at Clark University, performing research on thermodynamics and ...
Flow process Heat Phase transition Work (thermodynamics) Reiss, H. (1965). Methods of Thermodynamics, Blaisdell, New York, page ... In classical thermodynamics, the actual course of the process is not the primary concern, and often is ignored. A state of ... For thermodynamics, a natural process is a transfer between systems that increases the sum of their entropies, and is ... Classical thermodynamics considers three main kinds of thermodynamic process: (1) changes in a system, (2) cycles in a system, ...
... in his summation of the second law of thermodynamics. "A final point to be made is that the second law of thermodynamics and ... Fundamentals of Classical Thermodynamics. By Gordon J. Van Wylen and Richard Edwin Sonntag. New York: Wiley, 1973. Van Wylen, ... In 1959, he published a textbook Thermodynamics, in which he stated a belief in "a Creator" ... known for his textbooks on thermodynamics and his service as president of Hope College from 1972 to 1987. Van Wylen was born in ...
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Laws of thermodynamics[edit]. Main article: Laws of thermodynamics. Thermodynamics is principally based on a set of four laws ... Fundamentals of Engineering Thermodynamics. 6th ed. Wiley and Sons: 16. *^ Bailyn, M. (1994). A Survey of Thermodynamics, ... "Thermodynamics (etymology)". EoHT.info.. *^ Donald T. Haynie (2008). Biological Thermodynamics (2 ed.). Cambridge University ... Chemical thermodynamics[edit]. Chemical thermodynamics is the study of the interrelation of energy with chemical reactions or ...
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  • Chemical thermodynamics studies the nature of the role of entropy in the process of chemical reactions and has provided the bulk of expansion and knowledge of the field. (wikipedia.org)
  • The second law of thermodynamics is that Entropy must increase if a reaction is to be spontaneous. (news-medical.net)
  • T he Second Law of Thermodynamics is universal and valid without exceptions: in closed and open systems, in equilibrium and non-equilibrium, in inanimate and animate systems -- that is, in all space and time scales useful energy (non-equilibrium work-potential) is dissipated in heat and entropy is generated. (google.com)
  • Thermodynamics: A Smart Approach redefines this crucial branch of engineering as the science of energy and exergy--rather than the science of energy and entropy--to provide an innovative, step-by-step approach for teaching, understanding, and practicing thermodynamics in a clearer and easier way. (wiley-vch.de)
  • It is found that an auxiliary term corresponding to entropy production appears due to the nonequilibrium picture of thermodynamics in first law. (hindawi.com)
  • The significant connection between gravitation and thermodynamics is established after the remarkable discovery of black hole (BH) thermodynamics with Hawking temperature as well as BH entropy [ 13 - 16 ]. (hindawi.com)
  • The sweeping concepts of energy, heat, work and entropy, which thermodynamics (and its later form, statistical mechanics ) would embrace, began first on the shop floor. (wikiquote.org)
  • this is in direct conflict with the most fundamental law of thermodynamics that entropy equals heat flow divided by absolute temperature. (talkorigins.org)
  • One thing is certain: metaphors are completely useless when it comes to the thermodynamics of calculating the efficiency of a heat engine, or the entropy change of free expansion of a gas, or the power required to operate a compressor. (talkorigins.org)
  • This new fourth edition has been updated and expanded to include current developments in energy storage, distributed energy systems, entropy minimization, and industrial applications, linking new technologies in sustainability to fundamental thermodynamics concepts. (wiley-vch.de)
  • As physicists extend the 19th-century laws of thermodynamics to the quantum realm, they're rewriting the relationships among energy, entropy and information. (wired.com)
  • Carnot died of cholera eight years later, before he could see his efficiency formula develop over the 19th century into the theory of thermodynamics: a set of universal laws dictating the interplay among temperature, heat, work, energy and entropy-a measure of energy's incessant spreading from more- to less-energetic bodies. (wired.com)
  • The paradox concerned the second law of thermodynamics-the rule that entropy always increases- which Sir Arthur Eddington would later say "holds the supreme position among the laws of nature. (wired.com)
  • According to one of the main laws of thermodynamics, the entropy of a system, isolated and far from thermal equilibrium, tends to increase in time until equilibrium is reached. (eurekalert.org)
  • In particular, the authors have shown that if in an extended quantum system far from equilibrium we look at just one part thereof, this has an entropy that increases in time, exactly like in thermodynamics. (eurekalert.org)
  • This system, similar to previous axiomatic systems for thermodynamics, supports the construction of conserved quantities and an entropy function governing state changes. (mdpi.com)
  • This article is focused mainly on classical thermodynamics which primarily studies systems in thermodynamic equilibrium. (wikipedia.org)
  • Therefore the deep impression that classical thermodynamics made upon me. (wikiquote.org)
  • Part A consists of four questions covering classical thermodynamics at the introductory level (ME 200) which must be answered by all students. (purdue.edu)
  • Although it was very good as it started," he said, referring to classical thermodynamics, "by now we are looking at it in a completely new way. (wired.com)
  • Statistical Thermodynamics sets out to provide the basic groundwork that will lead 3rd and 4th year undergraduate students of chemistry and chemical engineering from their existing knowledge of elementary classical thermodynamics to an understanding of the predictable statistical behaviour of assemblies of large numbers of identical molecules, in an ideal gas at constant temperature and volume. (waterstones.com)
  • It is usually a good approximation to assume that the properties of the combustion gas are determined by the conditions of thermal equilibrium, and it is thus possible to employ the methods of classical thermodynamics for their computation. (cdc.gov)
  • Engineering Thermodynamics provides a thorough intro- duction to the art and science of engineering thermodynamics. (springer.com)
  • According to the authors, ' This book deals with Engineering Thermodynamics, where concepts of thermodynamics are used to solve engineering problems. (merlot.org)
  • Engineering thermodynamics develops the theory and techniques required to use empirical thermodynamic data effectively. (merlot.org)
  • The course begins with an introduction to process modelling incorporating a revision of essential chemical engineering thermodynamics. (abdn.ac.uk)
  • The Institute of Engineering Thermodynamics at the German Aerospace Center (Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt -DLR) in Stuttgart, with further research facilities in Cologne, Ulm, Oldenburg and Hamburg, does research in the field of efficient energy storage systems that conserve natural resources, and next generation energy conversion technologies with a staff of 180 scientific and technical employees, engineers and doctoral candidates. (dlr.de)
  • Advanced Engineering Thermodynamics bridges the gap between engineering and the first and second law. (wiley-vch.de)
  • Advanced Engineering Thermodynamics is the definitive modern treatment of energy and work for today's newest engineers. (wiley-vch.de)
  • Introduces students to the fundamental concepts of engineering thermodynamics, including the units, definitions and physical basis of thermodynamic functions, and the first and second laws of thermodynamics. (edu.au)
  • Third Law of Thermodynamics. (answers.com)
  • The third law of thermodynamics states that at absolute zero (the lowest possible temperature), there is no molecular movement. (wikiversity.org)
  • His theoretical and experimental work in chemistry, including his formulation of the heat theorem, known as the third law of thermodynamics , gained him the 1920 Nobel Prize for Chemistry. (britannica.com)
  • Thermodynamics is a branch of physics that deals with heat , work , and temperature , and their relation to energy , radiation , and physical properties of matter . (wikipedia.org)
  • The results of thermodynamics are essential for other fields of physics and for chemistry , chemical engineering , corrosion engineering , aerospace engineering , mechanical engineering , cell biology , biomedical engineering , materials science , and economics , to name a few. (wikipedia.org)
  • Just a year before winning the Nobel Prize, Fermi published Thermodynamics, based on a course of lectures at Columbia University, an enduring work which Dover first reprinted in 1956 and which has been in print continuously since then, one of the foundations of Dover's physics program. (google.com)
  • As the fundamental laws of nature and thermodynamics are expended from simple systems in physics and chemistry, to different space and time scales and to much more complex systems in biology, life and intelligent processes, there are more challenges to be comprehended and understood. (google.com)
  • Is the laws of energy thermodynamics is a part of physics? (answers.com)
  • Thermodynamics is part of physics. (answers.com)
  • Thermodynamics is a branch of physics that studies the movement of energy and how energy instills movement. (wikiquote.org)
  • This textbook provides an exposition of equilibrium thermodynamics and its applications to several areas of physics with particular attention to phase transitions and critical phenomena. (springer.com)
  • Stochastic thermodynamics is a well-defined subfield of statistical physics that aims to interpret thermodynamic concepts for systems ranging in size from a few to hundreds of nanometers, the behavior of which is inherently random due to thermal fluctuations. (princeton.edu)
  • This textbook provides an up-to-date pedagogical introduction to stochastic thermodynamics, guiding readers from basic concepts in statistical physics, probability theory, and thermodynamics to the most recent developments in the field. (princeton.edu)
  • Appropriate for graduate students in physics and biophysics, as well as researchers, Stochastic Thermodynamics serves as an excellent initiation to this rapidly evolving field. (princeton.edu)
  • An important recent development in statistical physics has been the discovery of general fluctuation relations pertaining to mesoscopic systems, and their embedding into a broader stochastic thermodynamics. (princeton.edu)
  • If physical theories were people, thermodynamics would be the village witch," the physicist Lídia del Rio and co-authors wrote last year in Journal of Physics A . "The other theories find her somewhat odd, somehow different in nature from the rest, yet everyone comes to her for advice, and no one dares to contradict her. (wired.com)
  • Unlike, say, the Standard Model of particle physics, which tries to get at what exists, the laws of thermodynamics only say what can and can't be done. (wired.com)
  • Reflecting the content of modern university courses on thermodynamics, it is a valuable resource for students and young scientists in the fields of physics, chemistry, and engineering. (springer.com)
  • He has vast teaching experience in various fields of Classical Physics and Astrophysics, and in particular was Professor of Thermodynamics from 1969 to 1992 and from 2000 to 2016. (springer.com)
  • Experimental and Theoretical Applications of Thermodynamics to Chemistry ), in which he stressed the central importance of Avogadro's law , thermodynamics, and both physics and chemistry in the treatment of chemical processes. (britannica.com)
  • The first law of thermodynamics could also be called the first law of physics , or the first law of science . (everything2.com)
  • Lieb, E. H. & Yngvason, J. The physics and mathematics of the second law of thermodynamics. (nature.com)
  • Thermodynamics is a branch of physics associated with the flow of HEAT and ENERGY into or out of a SYSTEM as it undergoes physical or chemical change. (hubpages.com)
  • Thermodynamics is the branch of physics that deals with the relationships between heat and other forms of energy. (livescience.com)
  • Saibal Mitra, a professor of physics at Missouri State University, finds the Second Law to be the most interesting of the four laws of thermodynamics. (livescience.com)
  • The Physlet Physics Section 4: Thermodynamics provides a technology-enhanced introduction to topics in introductory thermal physics. (compadre.org)
  • The behavior of these quantities is governed by the four laws of thermodynamics which convey a quantitative description using measurable macroscopic physical quantities , but may be explained in terms of microscopic constituents by statistical mechanics . (wikipedia.org)
  • Statistical thermodynamics , or statistical mechanics, concerns itself with statistical predictions of the collective motion of particles from their microscopic behavior. (wikipedia.org)
  • Non-equilibrium thermodynamics is often treated as an extension of the classical treatment, but statistical mechanics has brought many advances to that field. (wikipedia.org)
  • The advent of quantum mechanics lead to statistical mechanics that linked QM to thermodynamics. (ohio-state.edu)
  • The laws of thermodynamics are explained in terms of microscopic constituents by statistical mechanics. (dbpedia.org)
  • By applying ideas and techniques from statistical mechanics, stochastic dynamics, and information theory, Peliti and Pigolotti provide a solid exposition of stochastic thermodynamics. (princeton.edu)
  • Unlike some texts, Methods of Thermodynamics does not use statistical mechanics as a crutch to explain the subject. (doverpublications.com)
  • For a more involved discussion of thermodynamics which includes detailed derivations of these laws from first principles, please see the class page Statistical mechanics . (wikiversity.org)
  • Since the subjects of thermodynamics and statistical mechanics are a seamless whole, statistical mechanics is treated as integral part of the text. (worldcat.org)
  • Get Heat and Thermodynamics now with O'Reilly online learning. (oreilly.com)
  • Explore a preview version of Heat and Thermodynamics right now. (oreilly.com)
  • The book is meant for an introductory course on Heat and Thermodynamics. (oreilly.com)
  • Within the engineering sciences, Thermal Engineering deals with the applications of thermodynamics to work producing and work absorbing devices, often to understand and improve their performance. (wikiversity.org)
  • The growing demand for sustainability and energy efficiency has shined a spotlight on the real-world applications of thermodynamics. (wiley-vch.de)
  • Chemical thermodynamics describes the physical changes of state within the limits placed by the laws of thermodynamics. (wolframalpha.com)
  • A clear, concise and well presented descriptions of the modern topics of equilibrium thermodynamics. (springer.com)
  • We prove that within the framework of loop quantum cosmology, the elementary equation of equilibrium thermodynamics is still valid. (hindawi.com)
  • The author of the present work states: if living systems are described in the framework of hierarchic equilibrium thermodynamics, this contradiction does not exist. (bio.net)
  • Enabling readers to easily comprehend and apply thermodynamic principles, the text organizes thermodynamics into seven critical steps--property, state, process, cycle, first law of thermodynamics, second law of thermodynamics and performance assessment--and provides extended teaching tools for systems and applications. (wiley-vch.de)
  • The creationist thermodynamics argument is a typical example of how this technique is used to twist well established scientific principles into meaningless gibberish. (talkorigins.org)
  • It is divided into four parts, the first of which equips readers with a deeper understanding of the fundamental principles of thermodynamics of equilibrium states and of their evolution. (springer.com)
  • The second part applies these principles to a series of generalized situations, presenting applications that are of interest both in their own right and in terms of demonstrating how thermodynamics, as a theory or principle, relates to different fields. (springer.com)
  • 1.describe the fundamental principles of thermodynamics. (rug.nl)
  • Written in an easy-to-follow format, Thermodynamics Demystified begins by reviewing basic principles and discussing the properties of pure substances. (waterstones.com)
  • The fundamental principles of thermodynamics are expressed in four laws. (livescience.com)
  • The laws of thermodynamics describe physical phenomena. (answers.com)
  • The Laws of Thermodynamics describe accepted physical quantities that define thermodynamic systems. (hubpages.com)
  • The laws of thermodynamics describe the relationships between thermal energy, or heat, and other forms of energy, and how energy affects matter. (livescience.com)
  • Retrieved on August 09, 2020 from https://www.news-medical.net/life-sciences/Metabolism-Thermodynamics.aspx. (news-medical.net)
  • Zeroth Law of Thermodynamics. (answers.com)
  • This module explores thermodynamic definitions, the zeroth law of thermodynamics and temperature, the first law of thermodynamics and enthalpy, reversible expansion, and heat capacity. (coursera.org)
  • The course covers the key concepts of three of the principal topics in first-year undergraduate physical chemistry: thermodynamics, kinetics and quantum mechanics. (coursera.org)
  • Are you sure you want to remove Kinetics and thermodynamics in biochemistry from your list? (openlibrary.org)
  • thermodynamics and quantum mechanics . (wikipedia.org)
  • [2] Currently quantum thermodynamics addresses the emergence of thermodynamic laws from quantum mechanics. (wikipedia.org)
  • There is an intimate connection of quantum thermodynamics with the theory of open quantum systems . (wikipedia.org)
  • [3] Quantum mechanics inserts dynamics into thermodynamics, giving a sound foundation to finite-time-thermodynamics. (wikipedia.org)
  • This observation is particularly important in the context of quantum thermodynamics, where it is tempting to study Markovian dynamics with an arbitrary control Hamiltonian. (wikipedia.org)
  • Erroneous derivations of the quantum master equation can easily lead to a violation of the laws of thermodynamics. (wikipedia.org)
  • Therefore, it is very interesting and important to investigate the thermodynamics of quantum gravity. (hindawi.com)
  • There are indeed many results on thermodynamical implications of loop quantum gravity [ 14 , 15 ], but very little discussion on the thermodynamics of loop quantum cosmology, which will be the focus of the present paper. (hindawi.com)
  • iii) Finally, there is the classical phase in which the quantum effects vanish and the usual continuous equations describing cosmological behavior are established and so is the usual thermodynamics [ 17 , 18 ]. (hindawi.com)
  • What Happens When You Mix Thermodynamics and the Quantum World? (wired.com)
  • In recent years, a revolutionary understanding of thermodynamics has emerged that explains this subjectivity using quantum information theory-"a toddler among physical theories," as del Rio and co-authors put it, that describes the spread of information through quantum systems. (wired.com)
  • Just as thermodynamics initially grew out of trying to improve steam engines, today's thermodynamicists are mulling over the workings of quantum machines. (wired.com)
  • Shrinking technology-a single-ion engine and three-atom fridge were both experimentally realized for the first time within the past year-is forcing them to extend thermodynamics to the quantum realm, where notions like temperature and work lose their usual meanings, and the classical laws don't necessarily apply. (wired.com)
  • Quantum thermodynamics" is a field in the making, marked by a typical mix of exuberance and confusion. (wired.com)
  • Written by the founder of quantum theory, a Nobel Prize winner, this classic volume is still recognized as among the best introductions to thermodynamics. (doverpublications.com)
  • It begins by establishing the basis of the Boltzmann distribution law and proceeds, through definition of the molecular partition function, to link the laws of thermodynamics (which avoid any mention of atomic or quantum theory) to the statistical behaviour of assemblies of quantum particles. (waterstones.com)
  • With this motivation, in this work, we study the statistical thermodynamics of two one dimensional polymer quantum systems: an ensemble of oscillators that describe a solid and a bunch of non-interacting particles in a box, which thus form an ideal gas. (emis.de)
  • The Thermodynamics 2017 conference will be the 25th meeting in a series of biennial thermodynamics conferences initiated in 1964 by Harold Springall, championed throughout the 1960s and 1970s by Max McGlashan and Sir John Rowlinson. (rsc.org)
  • Despite the thousands of articles and scores of books devoted to solvation thermodynamics, I feel that some fundamen- tal and well-established concepts underlying the traditional approach to this subject are not satisfactory and need revision. (springer.com)
  • Focusing primarily on the concepts and balance equations,this innovative textbook covers exergy under the second law of thermodynamics, discusses exergy matters, and relates thermodynamics to environmental impact and sustainable development in a clear, simple and understandable manner. (wiley-vch.de)
  • Solution thermodynamics concepts including fugacity and excess properties are introduced together with property changes of mixing. (abdn.ac.uk)
  • The first part recalls the purpose of thermodynamics and summarizes its important concepts. (osti.gov)
  • Designed expressly for engineering students, this book offers a clear, targeted treatment of thermodynamics topics with detailed discussion and authoritative guidance toward even the most complex concepts. (wiley-vch.de)
  • 2.Apply thermodynamics concepts in practice by identifying the problem and chose the right thermodynamic model. (rug.nl)
  • 3.Apply thermodynamics concepts in practice by apply numerical calculations. (rug.nl)
  • 4.Apply thermodynamics concepts in practice by interpret and evaluate the final result. (rug.nl)
  • 5.Apply thermodynamics concepts in practice by get familiar with creative thinking and develop a better understanding of thermo-dynamics in practice. (rug.nl)
  • This book is a significant and timely contribution to the field of thermodynamics that fills a void in the literature on stochastic thermodynamics. (princeton.edu)
  • present stringent and understandable solutions to problems in the field of thermodynamics. (kth.se)
  • Every mathematician knows it is impossible to understand an elementary course in thermodynamics. (wikiquote.org)
  • The book may serve as a standard graduate text for students and researchers interested in an advanced course in thermodynamics. (springer.com)
  • In recent years, many authors endeavor to study the thermodynamics [ 14 , 15 ] of black holes in the semiclassical context and the framework of LQG. (hindawi.com)
  • Here, authors use DSC and ITC to study the thermodynamics of antibodies. (waters.com)
  • Michael Pauken , PhD, is a senior mechanical engineer at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, an operating division of the California Institute of Technology, where he also teaches courses on thermodynamics and heat transfer. (wiley.com)
  • [1] Scots-Irish physicist Lord Kelvin was the first to formulate a concise definition of thermodynamics in 1854 [2] which stated, "Thermo-dynamics is the subject of the relation of heat to forces acting between contiguous parts of bodies, and the relation of heat to electrical agency. (wikipedia.org)
  • The initial application of thermodynamics to mechanical heat engines was quickly extended to the study of chemical compounds and chemical reactions. (wikipedia.org)
  • The use and application of thermodynamics is strictly limited by the mathematical treatment of the basic equations of thermodynamics. (talkorigins.org)
  • V.I. Arnold, "Contact geometry: The geometrical method of Gibbs' thermodynamics," in Proceedings of the Gibbs Symposium, D. Caldi and G. Mostow, eds. (wikiquote.org)
  • 1875. Gibbs extended thermodynamics to heterogeneous system and chemical reactions. (ohio-state.edu)
  • General derivation Gibbs-Maxwell relationships starting from first and second laws of thermodynamics. (unibo.it)
  • The study of thermodynamics-the science of energy-is a critical element in the education of all types of engineers. (springer.com)
  • Engineers use thermodynamics to calculate the fuel efficiency of engines, and to find ways to make more efficient systems, be they rockets, refineries, or nuclear reactors. (merlot.org)
  • Thermodynamics: A Smart Approach is an ideal textbook for undergraduate students and graduate students of engineering and applied science, as well researchers, scientists, and practicing engineers seeking a precise and concise textbook and/or reference work. (wiley-vch.de)
  • The understanding of the laws of thermodynamics (natural phenomena) made it possible for engineers to design and build air conditioners (technological products). (answers.com)
  • Originally the domain of engineers, thermodynamics emerged from their engagement with machines. (wikiquote.org)
  • Thermodynamics is a branch of science concerned with heat and temperature and their relation to energy and work. (dbpedia.org)
  • Thermodynamics is the study of temperature, chemical energy, and the properties of matter as a consequence of its atomic structure. (wikiversity.org)
  • Temperature, on the other hand, is one of a number of measurements we can make, called thermodynamic variables , of real systems that we study using the laws of thermodynamics. (wikiversity.org)
  • Their efforts to understand the interrelationship between energy conversion, heat and mechanical work (and subsequently the larger variables of temperature, volume and pressure) came to be known as thermodynamics, taken from the Greek word "thermo" (meaning "heat") and "dynamis" (meaning force). (universetoday.com)
  • Now, thermodynamics is really just a branch of natural science (air, gasses, water, nature, etc.) that is concerned with heat and temperature. (smore.com)
  • Why, if it weren't for thermodynamics, everyday things such as trying to get that right temperature for your shower ( so its not colder than Hoth, and so its not hotter than Mordor) It works with your car engine so that way, you're not stranded in the middle of the highway when your engine overheats, and many other everyday things in life. (smore.com)
  • Alpha provides thermodynamics equations and computations to determine a variety of chemical properties such as pressure, boiling point and speed of sound for many chemicals and compounds. (wolframalpha.com)
  • We construct the corresponding field equations and analyze the first as well as generalized second law of thermodynamics in this scenario. (hindawi.com)
  • Thermodynamics correlates, with mathematical equations, information relating to the interaction of heat and work. (talkorigins.org)
  • Thermodynamics is limited by the equations and mathematics of thermodynamics. (talkorigins.org)
  • In the context of basic thermodynamics, only thermodynamic equilibrium is considered. (osti.gov)
  • Duthil, P. Basic Thermodynamics. (osti.gov)
  • misc{etde_22548674, title = {Basic Thermodynamics} author = {Duthil, P} abstractNote = {The goal of this paper is to present a general thermodynamic basis that is useable in the context of superconductivity and particle accelerators. (osti.gov)
  • Only equilibrium states can be studied with basic thermodynamics - states where these variables are not changing at this precise moment in time. (wikiversity.org)
  • This subject deals primarily with equilibrium properties of macroscopic systems, basic thermodynamics, chemical equilibrium of reactions in gas and solution phase, and rates of chemical reactions. (mit.edu)
  • The main reason for this need is that solvation thermodynamics has traditionally been treated in the context of classical (macroscopic) ther- modynamics alone. (springer.com)
  • During the past ten years, I have introduced several new quantities which, in my opinion, should replace the conventional measures of solvation thermodynamics. (springer.com)
  • Solvation thermodynamics data are essential in the characterization and interpretation of any process carried out in the liquid phase. (nist.gov)
  • The goal of this research is to provide a consistent, high-quality compilation of solvation thermodynamics data for a set of pure fluids. (nist.gov)
  • Here we give an introduction to a novel theoretical framework for the thermodynamics of information based on stochastic thermodynamics and fluctuation theorems, review some recent experimental results, and present an overview of the state of the art in the field. (nature.com)
  • Stochastic thermodynamics has grown into one of the most vivid and rapidly growing areas of modern research. (princeton.edu)
  • This book offers a summary of the main developments in stochastic thermodynamics, and is a compact information source for newcomers to the field. (princeton.edu)
  • With an integrated perspective, Stochastic Thermodynamics is a pleasure to read. (princeton.edu)
  • An elegant pedagogical introduction to the theory of stochastic thermodynamics, this book covers a wide range of topics, including biophysical examples, and pays attention to experimental applications of the theoretical framework. (princeton.edu)
  • The first is Chapter 1 of Understanding Thermodynamics , by H. C. Van Ness (1983 by Dover Publications, New York, NY). (mit.edu)
  • Essays On Thermodynamics, Architecture and Beauty" 13 Sep 2016. (archdaily.com)
  • Thermodynamics applies to a wide variety of topics in science and engineering , especially physical chemistry , biochemistry , chemical engineering and mechanical engineering , but also in other complex fields such as meteorology . (wikipedia.org)
  • Thermodynamics, Solubility and Environmental Issues highlights some of the problems and shows how chemistry can help to reduce these them. (elsevier.com)
  • Subject: Supramolecular chemistry and thermodynamics of biological evolution, Thermodynamics of origin of life, Macrothermodynamics, Self-assembly of supramolecular structures, Supramolecules and Assemblies, Adaptation, Aging Dear Colleagues, My Institute: URL http://www.biograph.comstar.ru/evolution/ The information in my URL is: Hello to all, I am seeking professional scientists who would like to understand (to comprehend) my thermodynamic theory of the Evolution of Living Beings. (bio.net)
  • In chemistry, we sometimes speak more broadly about 'energetics' of reactions (rather than thermodynamics), because energy given off during a reaction may simply be lost to the surroundings without doing useful work. (csbsju.edu)
  • This textbook introduces chemistry and chemical engineering students to molecular descriptions of thermodynamics, chemical systems, and biomolecules. (wiley.com)
  • The book goes on to cover laws of thermodynamics, power and refrigeration cycles, psychrometrics, combustion, and much more. (waterstones.com)
  • With these tools, thermodynamics can be used to describe how systems respond to changes in their environment. (wikipedia.org)
  • Sagawa, T. Thermodynamics of Information Processing in Small Systems (Springer Theses, Springer, 2012). (nature.com)
  • Thermodynamics is the study of energy transformations as applied to all physicochemical systems including biological. (news-medical.net)
  • Can the laws of thermodynamics apply to living systems? (answers.com)
  • The second law of thermodynamics requires that all systems and individual parts of systems have a tendency to go from order to disorder. (talkorigins.org)
  • With the universe being nonstationary and evolving, the thermodynamics is different from the black hole systems. (hindawi.com)
  • Students engage in individual modelling and analysis of thermodynamics systems applied to engineering. (edu.au)
  • Apply thermodynamics in mechanical systems, including power cycles, refrigeration cycles and air conditioning systems. (edu.au)
  • Since there is no shortage of excellent general books on elementary thermodynamics, this book takes a different approach, focusing attention on the problem areas of understanding of concept and especially on the overwhelming but usually hidden role of "constraints" in thermodynamics, as well as on the lucid exposition of the significance, construction, and use (in the case of arbitrary systems) of the thermodynamic potential. (doverpublications.com)
  • The theory is based on macrothermodynamics, i.e., the hierarchic thermodynamics of complex systems. (bio.net)
  • Also important physical questions for these systems involve thermodynamics. (emis.de)
  • For generic polymer length, thermodynamics of both systems present an anomalous peak in their heat capacity C V . In the case of the polymer oscillators this peak separates the vibrational and rotational regimes, while in the ideal polymer gas it reflects the band structure which allows the existence of negative temperatures. (emis.de)
  • Yet biological evolution involves a hierarchical progression to increasingly complex forms of living systems, seemingly in contradiction to the second law of thermodynamics. (ldolphin.org)
  • The goal of the Process Systems, Reaction Engineering and Molecular Thermodynamics program is to advance fundamental engineering research on the rates and mechanisms of chemical reactions, systems engineering and molecular thermodynamics as they relate to the design and optimization of chemical reactors and the production of specialized materials that have important impacts on society. (nsf.gov)
  • The program supports the development of advanced optimization and control algorithms for chemical processes, molecular and multi-scale modeling of complex chemical systems, fundamental studies on molecular thermodynamics, and the integration of this information into the design of complex chemical reactors. (nsf.gov)
  • In this session we have identified educators who have ideas and demonstrations to make thermodynamics and beer fun subjects for faculty to teach and for students to learn. (aiche.org)
  • Thermodynamics of combustion gases: general considerations. (cdc.gov)
  • Historically, thermodynamics developed out of a desire to increase the efficiency of early steam engines , particularly through the work of French physicist Nicolas Léonard Sadi Carnot (1824) who believed that engine efficiency was the key that could help France win the Napoleonic Wars . (wikipedia.org)
  • The First Law of Thermodynamics will be derived and applied to Otto processes, Carnot processes, and Rankine cycles. (tue.nl)
  • In macroscopic thermodynamics, heat can be thought of as a massless, invisible substance that can flow from one region to another, but it is very important to remember that this is NOT a real or accurate description of heat, merely a tool to help you visualise how matter and the energy contained within it behaves in the 'real world' as we see it. (wikiversity.org)
  • These contrast with statistical variables which by and large are estimations and inferred quantities relevant to the atoms within a material, whose existence is not relevant to macroscopic thermodynamics. (wikiversity.org)
  • At this point we make no hypothesis whatsoever on the nature of the material itself, as the laws of macroscopic thermodynamics are concerned only with large quantities of (usually) homogenous matter. (wikiversity.org)
  • The Chemical Thermodynamics of Tin is based on a critical review of the thermodynamic properties of tin, its solid compounds and aqueous complexes, carried out as part of NEA Thermochemical Database Project Phase III (TDB III). (oecd.org)
  • Research and education at the Division of Applied Thermodynamics and Refrigeration is mainly focused on energy transformations in the built environment. (kth.se)
  • Therefore, the first law of thermodynamics, rather than being a law of science, is a law that stands about science, and shapes the ways that we can possibly view the physical world. (everything2.com)
  • It is widely held that in the physical sciences the laws of thermodynamics have had a unifying effect similar to that of the theory of evolution in the biological sciences. (ldolphin.org)
  • The second law of thermodynamics suggests a progression from order to disorder, from complexity to simplicity, in the physical universe. (ldolphin.org)
  • The physical significance of the second law of thermodynamics is that the energy flow in such processes is always toward a more uniform distribution of the energy of the universe. (ldolphin.org)
  • In simpler terms, we can think of thermodynamics as the science that tells us which minerals or mineral assemblages will be stable under different conditions. (carleton.edu)
  • Thermodynamics is the science that deals with transfer of heat and work. (merlot.org)
  • The whole science of heat is founded Thermometry and Calorimetry , and when these operations are understood we may proceed to the third step, which is the investigation of those relations between the thermal and the mechanical properties of substances which form the subject of Thermodynamics. (wikiquote.org)
  • On peut définir la thermodynamique de deux façons simples : la science de la chaleur et des machines thermiques ou la science des grands systèmes en équilibre. (dbpedia.org)
  • Creationists believe that changes requiring human thought and effort, such as constructing a building, manufacturing an airplane, making a bed, writing a book, etc. are covered by the science of thermodynamics. (talkorigins.org)
  • The second law of thermodynamics (1) is the closest that science has come to providing an explanation for this observation. (everything2.com)
  • Thermodynamics is an exact science which deals with energy. (ldolphin.org)
  • A major part of the science of thermodynamics is accounting---giving an account of the energy of a system that has undergone some sort of transformation. (ldolphin.org)
  • The science of thermodynamics was born of the Industrial Revolution in the late 1700s and early 1800s. (coursera.org)
  • Thermodynamics was developed to gain the maximum efficiency from such heat engines, and the science was so successful, that in a very short space of time, steam engines completely transformed the world, from transportation, to manufacturing, to agriculture. (coursera.org)
  • Out of the science of thermodynamics arose four fundamental laws that govern the interrelation and interconversion of heat energy and mechanical energy. (coursera.org)
  • Thermodynamics is just as important as all the other madness in the stupendous world of science. (smore.com)
  • This is a great introduction to Thermodynamics. (google.com)
  • Callen, H. B. Thermodynamics and an Introduction to Thermostatistics 2nd edn (John Wiley, 1985). (nature.com)
  • Now let's see the chapters we will cover in what can be called an "Introduction to Thermodynamics" as a University course. (wikiversity.org)
  • With the aim of presenting thermodynamics in as simple and as unified a form as possible, this textbook starts with an introduction to the first and second laws and then promptly addresses the complete set of the potentials in a subsequent chapter and as a central theme throughout. (worldcat.org)
  • 4 . First law of thermodynamics (Energy is conserved) (This page is not too hard, but you do need to answer a couple of conceptual questions with words. (google.com)
  • The Oxford English Dictionary says: 'Thermodynamics: the theory of the relations between heat and mechanical energy, and of the conversion of either into the other. (carleton.edu)
  • The first law of thermodynamics is the Law of conservation of energy. (news-medical.net)
  • Author Ibrahim Dincer, a pioneer in the areas of thermodynamics and sustainable energy technologies, draws upon his multiple decades of experience teaching and researching thermodynamics to offer a unique exergy-based approach to the subject. (wiley-vch.de)
  • Which Laws of Thermodynamics states that energy and matter cannot be created or destroyed? (answers.com)
  • The Second Law of Thermodynamics is equivalent to the Law of Conservation of Energy. (answers.com)
  • Thermodynamics is the study of how energy is transferred in a system. (answers.com)
  • When the law of conversation of energy is applied to heat it is known as the law of thermodynamics? (answers.com)
  • The first law of thermodynamics, i.e. the law of conservation of energy, also accounts for heat as one of the many forms that energy can take. (answers.com)
  • The first law of thermodynamics states that energy can be neither created nor destroyed. (wikiversity.org)
  • In the case of organic change, like seeds growing into trees and chicks developing from eggs, creationists believe that the directed energy conversion mechanism that overcomes the laws of thermodynamics comes from God. (talkorigins.org)
  • Although it is reasonable to assume that complex energy conversion mechanisms actually exist, the manner in which these may operate is outside the scope of thermodynamics. (talkorigins.org)
  • Assigning an energy conversion mechanism to thermodynamics is simply a ploy to distort and pervert the true nature of thermodynamics. (talkorigins.org)
  • This hands-on guide helps you score your highest in a thermodynamics course by offering easily understood, plain-English explanations of how energy is used in things like automobiles, airplanes, air conditioners, and electric power plants. (wiley.com)
  • However, the more fundamental aspects linked to the dynamics of the transfer and conversion of energy and matter are also explored, as well as the evolution which characterizes the second law of thermodynamics. (elsevier.com)
  • The first law of thermodynamics, arguably the most important, is an expression of the principle of conservation of energy. (universetoday.com)
  • Be these mechanical or chemical, the first law of thermodynamics---the principle of the Conservation of Energy---tells us that the total energy of the universe or any isolated part of it will be the same after any such transformation as it was before. (ldolphin.org)
  • The second law of thermodynamics describes the flow of energy in nature in processes which are irreversible. (ldolphin.org)
  • This flow of energy from the house to the cold outside in winter, or the flow of energy from the hot outdoors into the air-conditioned home in the summer, is a process described by the second law of thermodynamics. (ldolphin.org)
  • Thermodynamics is the study of the relationship between heat (or energy) and work. (csbsju.edu)
  • In other words, thermodynamics looks at how we can put energy into a system (whether it is a machine or a molecule) and make it do work. (csbsju.edu)
  • The First Law of Thermodynamics states that heat is a form of energy, and thermodynamic processes are therefore subject to the principle of conservation of energy. (livescience.com)
  • The Second Law of Thermodynamics says that processes that involve the transfer or conversion of heat energy are irreversible. (livescience.com)
  • The Second Law of Thermodynamics is about the quality of energy. (livescience.com)
  • Emphasis has been given to the fundamentals of thermodynamics. (oreilly.com)
  • Now you can get much-needed relief from the pressure of learning the fundamentals of thermodynamics! (waterstones.com)
  • J. M. Prausnitz, R. N. Lichtenthaler, E. G. de Azevedo, Molecular Thermodynamics of Fluid-Phase Equilibria 3rd Edition Prentice Hall, New Jersey, 1999. (unibo.it)
  • He is the author or co-author of books on Classical Mechanics and Thermodynamics and on didactic methodology. (springer.com)
  • He teaches courses of Mechanics, Thermodynamics and Soft Matter. (springer.com)
  • Here, we show that a reversible theory of entanglement and a rigorous relationship with thermodynamics may be established when considering all non-entangling transformations. (nature.com)
  • Will all the chemical reactions are obey thermodynamics law? (answers.com)
  • No one has yet documented a case where a chemical reaction does not obey the laws of thermodynamics - so - yes - all the chemical reactions will obey the laws of thermodynamics. (answers.com)
  • Since the beginning of the last century physicists have been dealing with the dilemma on how to reconcile this law of thermodynamics with the microscopic laws of nature, which have no privileged temporal direction. (eurekalert.org)
  • What is the main principle of thermodynamics? (answers.com)
  • W. Christian and M. Belloni, (2013), WWW Document, ( https://www.compadre.org/Physlets/thermodynamics/ ). (compadre.org)
  • https://www.compadre.org/Physlets/thermodynamics/ (accessed 2 August 2021). (compadre.org)
  • Sagawa, T. & Ueda, M. Information Thermodynamics: Maxwell's Demon in Nonequilibrium Dynamics 181-211 (Wiley-VCH, 2013). (nature.com)