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Specific Heat and Helmholtz Free Energy?

  1. Aug 23, 2015 #1
    I'm wondering if there's a simple relation between the specific heat capacity (at constant chemical potential) and the Helmholtz Free Energy? I can't seem to find a relation in the literature between these three quantities, specifically.
     
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  3. Aug 25, 2015 #2
    There shouldn't be one...
    Since [itex] dF = -S\, dT - p\, dV [/itex] or [itex] dF = -S\, dT - p\, dV + \mu \, dN [/itex], F can only be identified with work in isothermal process: [itex]\Delta F = \Delta W[/itex], and not with heat.
     
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