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Entropy and Energy: A Universal Competition / Edition 1

Entropy and Energy: A Universal Competition / Edition 1

by Ingo Mïller, Wolf Weiss


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ISBN-13: 9783540242819
Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date: 07/22/2005
Series: Interaction of Mechanics and Mathematics
Edition description: 2005
Pages: 274
Sales rank: 897,014
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.03(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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