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The Dynamics of Heat

Author: Hans-Ulrich Fuchs
Publisher: New York, NY : Springer New York, 2010.
Series: Graduate Texts in Physics
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2., nd edView all editions and formats
Publication:Dynamics of Heat.

Extensively revised and updated, this volume includes new material on dynamical chemical processes, thermoelectricity, and explicit dynamical modeling of thermal and chemical processes. Suitable for  Read more...


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All Authors / Contributors: Hans-Ulrich Fuchs
ISBN: 9781441976031 1441976035
OCLC Number: 706880228
In: Fuchs, Hans U
Description: 700 Seiten : 229 schw.-w. Illustrationen, 49 schw.-w. Tabellen ; 254 x 178 mm, 1188 gr.
Contents: From Metaphors to Models of Heat.- Processes, Energy, and Dynamical Models.- Storage and Flow of Fluids and Electricity.- Energy in Physical Processes.- Transport and Balance of Momentum.- Thermal and Chemical Processes.- Storage, Flow, and Production of Heat.- The Response of Simple Materials to Heat.- Transformation and Transport of Substances.- The Transport of Heat.- Flow Systems and Convective Transports.- Minimization of Entropy Production.- A Dynamical Theory of Heat.- Thermodynamics of Spatially Uniform Systems.- Thermodynamics of Continuous Systems.- Thermodynamics and Radiative Transfer.- Special Processes and Systems.- Conduction and Coupled Transports.- Convective Heat Transfer.- Phase Change, Mixtures, and Engines.- Solar Radiation.
Series Title: Graduate Texts in Physics
Responsibility: Hans U. Fuchs.


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