On the Importance of Ideality
This essay discusses the importance of the concept of ideality in thermodynamics. Relevant concepts such as the nature of reversible and irreversible processes are carefully defined. The practicality of ideal processes for real calculations is illustrated.
Williamson, A. G.,
& Wood, S. E.
(2001). On the Importance of Ideality. Journal of Chemical Education, 78 (10), 1364-1368.