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THERMODYNAMIC PROPERTIES OF PURE FLUIDS

C.G. GRAY, K.E. GUBBINS, and C.G. JOSLIN

in Theory of Molecular Fluids: Volume 2: Applications

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780198556213
eISBN:
9780191729041
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198556213.003.0006
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This chapter gives an account of the statistical thermodynamics of pure fluids composed of non-spherical molecules. The early part of the chapter gives the derivation of equations for the various ... More


The appetite for salt and the mind: intention in salt mining elephants

Derek Denton

in The Primordial Emotions: The dawning of consciousness

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199203147
eISBN:
9780191695476
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199203147.003.0005
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Development

This chapter examines the appetite for salt in the elephants in Mount Elgon, Kenya, and their intentions in salt mining. It describes the behaviour of the elephants within the salt caves and ... More


Movement: Ana Castillo's Shape-Shifting Identities

Suzanne Bost

in Encarnacion: Illness and Body Politics in Chicana Feminist Literature

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823230846
eISBN:
9780823241101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823230846.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

Movement traces the ways in which fluid bodies actually move through the world. A composite image of the one legged trickster god from the few and brief allusions to Mesoamerican culture in ... More


Adjustments During the First few Days

Neil F. Comins

in The Traveler's Guide to Space: For One-Way Settlers and Round-Trip Tourists

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780231177542
eISBN:
9780231542890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231177542.003.0006
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

Everything is different in space, so travelers will need to learn to use their muscles again, to live through the nausea of Space Adaptation Syndrome, and to adjust to their bodies changing shape and ... More


I See Something You Don't See

Paul U. Unschuld

in What Is Medicine?: Western and Eastern Approaches to Healing

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520257658
eISBN:
9780520944701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520257658.003.0026
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

Some ancient Chinese observers had suggested circulation both of qi, the most finely dispersed, breathlike material, and blood. The blood and qi flowed through a complex system of vessels, here and ... More


Techniques and Applications

F. Brian Eddy and Richard D. Handy

in Ecological and Environmental Physiology of Fishes

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199540945
eISBN:
9780191774584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199540945.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Ecology

Central to studies on fish ecophysiology are the conventional field-based and laboratory techniques. However, these will increasingly be supplemented by cell-based techniques and integrated with ... More


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