Mark Zemansky

Mark Zemansky 2sIn existographies, Mark Zemansky (1900-1981) (CR:10) was an American physicist noted for []


In 1937, Zemansky, in his Heat and Thermodynamics, introduced a book geared towards students entering physics, chemistry, and engineering, which is a notable book in the characteristic function notation table; a textbook that went through seven editions, the last of which was published in 1997. [1]

Other noted works include College Physics, co-authored with Francis Sears, and Basic Engineering Thermodynamics, co-authored with Hendrick Van Ness.

Zemansky received his PhD from Columbia in 1927 and in 1964 was a professor emeritus of physics at City College of New York. [2]

1. (a) Zemansky, Mark W. (1937). Heat and Thermodynamics: an Intermediate Textbook for Students of Physics, Chemistry, and Engineering. McGraw-Hill.
(b) Zemansky, Mark W. and Dittman, Richard. (1997). Heat and Thermodynamics: an Intermediate Textbook (edition: 7). McGraw-Hill.
2. Zemansky, Mark W. (1981). Temperatures Very Low and Very High (back cover). Dover.

External links
Mark Waldo Zemansky (1900-) – Open Library.
Mark Zemansky – Wikipedia.

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