Therapy of the legal guidelines of thermodynamics and their purposes to equilibrium and the properties of supplies. Supplies a basis to deal with common phenomena in supplies science and engineering, together with chemical reactions, magnetism, polarizability, and elasticity. Develops relations pertaining to multiphase equilibria as decided by a therapy of answer thermodynamics. Develops graphical constructions which might be important for the interpretation of part diagrams. Therapy contains electrochemical equilibria and floor thermodynamics. Introduces points of statistical thermodynamics as they relate to macroscopic equilibrium phenomena.