Skip to main content

Fundamentals of Thermal Properties

  • Chapter
Electronic Properties of Materials
  • 870 Accesses

Abstract

Before we discuss the atomistic and quantum mechanical theories of the thermal properties of materials, we need to remind the reader on some relevant fundamental concepts and definitions which you might have been exposed to before in courses of physics and thermodynamics.

This is a preview of subscription content, log in via an institution to check access.

Access this chapter

Subscribe and save

Springer+ Basic
EUR 32.99 /Month
  • Get 10 units per month
  • Download Article/Chapter or eBook
  • 1 Unit = 1 Article or 1 Chapter
  • Cancel anytime
Subscribe now

Buy Now

eBook
USD 9.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)
  • Available as PDF
  • Read on any device
  • Instant download
  • Own it forever

Tax calculation will be finalised at checkout

Purchases are for personal use only

Institutional subscriptions

Preview

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Author information

Authors and Affiliations

Authors

Rights and permissions

Reprints and permissions

Copyright information

© 2001 Springer-Verlag New York, Inc.

About this chapter

Cite this chapter

Hummel, R.E. (2001). Fundamentals of Thermal Properties. In: Electronic Properties of Materials. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-86538-1_19

Download citation

  • DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-86538-1_19

  • Publisher Name: Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg

  • Print ISBN: 978-3-642-86540-4

  • Online ISBN: 978-3-642-86538-1

  • eBook Packages: Springer Book Archive

Publish with us

Policies and ethics