Publications

Hendrick C. Van Ness

Books and Parts of Books (Most Recent Editions )

Understanding Thermodynamics, H.C. Van Ness, McGraw-Hill, New York, 1969; Dover Publications, Inc., New York, 1983.

Basic Engineering Thermodynamics, 2nd ed., M.W. Zemansky, M.M. Abbott, & H.C. Van Ness, McGraw-Hill, New York, 1975.

Classical Thermodynamics of Nonelectrolyte Solutions: With Applications to Phase Equilibra, H.C. Van Ness & M.M. Abbott, McGraw-Hill, New York, 1982.

Schaum's Outline of Theory and Problems of Thermodynamics, 2nd ed., M.M. Abbott & H.C. Van Ness, McGraw-Hill, New York, 1989.

Introduction to Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics, 5th ed., J.M. Smith, H.C. Van Ness & M.M. Abbott, McGraw-Hill, New York, 1996.

"Thermodynamics", H.C. Van Ness & M.M. Abbott in Kirk-Othmer Encyclopedia of Chemical Technology, 4th ed., Vol. 23, pp. 985-1027, Wiley, New York, 1997.

Section 4, "Thermodynamics", H.C. Van Ness & M.M. Abbott in Perry's Chemical Engineers' Handbook, 7th ed., pp. 4-1-4-36, Robert H. Perry & Don Green, editors, McGraw-Hill, New York, 1997.

A Few Articles

"Classical Solution Thermodynamics: A Retrospective View," H.C. Van Ness, & M.M. Abbott, Chem. Eng. Education, 19, 62 (1985).

"Chemical Engineering Education: Will We Ever Get It Right?," H.C. Van Ness, Chem. Eng. Progress, 85(1), 18 (1989). Based on Phillips Lecture, Oklahoma State University, April 8, 1988.

"Thermodynamics of Solutions Containing Reactive Species," M.M. Abbott & H.C. Van Ness, Fluid Phase Equilibria, 77, 53-119 (1992).

Rossini Lecture: "Thermodynamics in the Treatment of VLE Data," H.C. Van Ness, J. Chem. Thermodynamics, 67, 859-872 (1995); Pure & Applied Chem., 27, 113-134 (1995).