|Common examples of surface chemistry. |
Being that human chemical reactions, i.e. reactions between human molecules, generally occur on a surface, surface chemistry will invariably yield better models of human behavior than models in gas-phase or liquid-phase chemistry. 
● Surface thermodynamics
1. McCase, Elaine M. (2001). Surface Chemistry. USA: Oxford University Press.
2. (a) Thims, Libb. (2007). Human Chemistry (Volume One), (preview). Morrisville, NC: LuLu.
(b) Thims, Libb. (2007). Human Chemistry (Volume Two), (preview). Morrisville, NC: LuLu.
3. Somorjai, Gabor A. and Li, Yimin. (2010). Introduction to Surface Chemistry and Catalysis (§3: Thermodynamics of Surfaces, pgs. 283-334). Wiley.
● Ertl, Gerhard. (2009). Reactions at Solid Surfaces. Wiley.
● Surface science – Wikipedia.