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9: Fundamental 7 - Variable Changes

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    • 9.1: Partial Differentiation
      The development of thermodynamics would have been unthinkable without calculus in more than one dimension (multivariate calculus) and partial differentiation is essential to the theory.
    • 9.2: Functions of Two Independent Variables
      A function of two independent variables, z=f(x,y) , defines a surface in three-dimensional space. For a function of two or more variables, there are as many independent first derivatives as there are independent variables.
    • 9.3: The Total Differential

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