Thermodynamics descibes the macroscopic properties of a large collection of particles.
Some Key Ideas in Thermodynamics
Thermodynamic variables: extensive, intensive, neither;
Equation of state;
Four fundamental laws of thermodynamics;
In some sense, thermodynamics is a theory that deals with black boxes. We deal with a large collection of one type of serveral types of particles. Then we manipulate some properties of the system and observing the changes.