Entropy and Energy: A Universal Competition / Edition 1

Entropy and Energy: A Universal Competition / Edition 1

by Ingo Muller, Wolf Weiss, Ingo M. Ller
     
 

ISBN-10: 3540242813

ISBN-13: 9783540242819

Pub. Date: 06/28/2005

Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg

Introductory textbook introducing the concept of competition of entropy and energy with various examples.

Thermodynamics textbook explaining the roles of entropy and energy as prime movers of nature.

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Overview

Introductory textbook introducing the concept of competition of entropy and energy with various examples.

Thermodynamics textbook explaining the roles of entropy and energy as prime movers of nature.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783540242819
Publisher:
Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date:
06/28/2005
Series:
Interaction of Mechanics and Mathematics Series
Edition description:
2005
Pages:
274
Product dimensions:
6.12(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.69(d)

Table of Contents

Origin of entropy in the work of Clausius.- Entropy in the work of Carathéodory. Absolute temperature.- Entropy in the work of Boltzmann.- Enthalpy and equations of state.- Gases and Rubber.- Statistical thermodynamics.- Entropy and energy in competition.- Planetary atmospheres.- Entropy of mixing. Osmosis.- Phase transition.- Phase diagrams.- Chemical reactions.- Shape memory alloys.- The third law of thermodynamics. Capitulation of entropy.- The zeroth law of thermodynamics — kinetic and thermodynamic temperatures.- Gibbs paradox and degenerate gases.- Thermodynamics of irreversible processes (TIP).- Radiation thermodynamics.- Dissipative entropy source of the earth.- Socio-thermodynamics — integration and segregation in a population.- History of thermodynamics.- Appendix. Equation of balance.- References and annotations.

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