ISBN-10:
0444519548
ISBN-13:
9780444519542
Pub. Date:
01/18/2006
Publisher:
Elsevier Science
Science of Heat and Thermophysical Studies: A Generalized Approach to Thermal Analysis

Science of Heat and Thermophysical Studies: A Generalized Approach to Thermal Analysis

by Jaroslav Sestak
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ISBN-13: 9780444519542
Publisher: Elsevier Science
Publication date: 01/18/2006
Pages: 486
Product dimensions: 1.06(w) x 6.14(h) x 9.21(d)

Table of Contents

1. Some Philosophical Aspects of Scientific Research.
2. Miscellaneous Features of Thermal Science.
3. Fire as a Philosophical and Alchemical Archetype.
4. Concept of Heat in the Renaissance and New Age.
5. Understanding Heat, Temperature and Gradients.
6. Heat, Entropy and Information.
7. Thermodynamics and Thermostatics.
8. Thermodynamics, Econophysics, Ecosystems and Societal Behavior.
9. Thermal Physics of Processes Dynamics.
10. Modeling Reaction Mechanism: The use of Euclidian and Fractal Geometry.
11. Non-Isothermal Kinetics by Thermal Analysis.
12. Thermometry and Calorimetry.
13. Thermophysical Examinations and Temperature Control.

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