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Entropy and Information

Author: Mikhail V Volkenstein; Robert G Burns; Abe Shenitzer
Publisher: Basel [u.a.] : Birkhäuser, 2009.
Series: Progress in mathematical physics, 58
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Publication:Entropy and Information.
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Written by the renowned Russian bio-physicist Mikhail V. Volkenstein, this inspiring and thought-provoking book serves as a timely introduction to understand entropy from a thermodynamic perspective.

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mikhail V Volkenstein; Robert G Burns; Abe Shenitzer
ISBN: 9783034600774 3034600771
OCLC Number: 551924286
In: Volkenstein, Mikhail V
Description: x, 209 S. : graph. Darst. ; 235 x 155 mm.
Contents: "Reflections on the motive power of fire...".- The laws of thermodynamics.- Entropy and free energy.- Entropy and probability.- Statistics and mechanics.- Open systems.- Information.- Entropy, information, life.
Series Title: Progress in mathematical physics, 58
Other Titles: Entropija i informacija .
Responsibility: Mikhail V. Volkenstein. Translated by Abe Shenitzer ...
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