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Entropy and its physical meaning

Author: J S Dugdale
Publisher: London ; Bristol, PA : Taylor & Francis, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   Book : Document   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This text presents a comprehensive approach to entropy, recognizing that it is a concept often misunderstood. Beginning with an historical classical viewpoint, a statistical view then follows to give  Read more...

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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: J S Dugdale
ISBN: 0748405682 9780748405688 0748405690 9780748405695 0203211294 9780203211298
OCLC Number: 36457809
Description: ix, 198 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Part 1 Entropy in thermodynamics: temperature and heat - some historical developments; temperature and heat - a different approach; the first law of thermodynamics; the second law of thermodynamics; entropy - how it is measured and how it is used;entropy in irreversible changes. Part 2 The statistical interpretation of entropy: the statistical approach - a specific example; general ideas and development; the definition of a microstate; temperature and entropy in statistical mechanics; applicationsto solids; applications to gases - 1 - the classical approximation, 2 - Bose Einstein and Fermi-Dirac gases; fluctuation and Maxwell's demon. Part 3 Entropy at low temperatures: the third law of thermodynamics; low temperatures; the third law ofthermodynamics and the unattainability of absolute zero.
Responsibility: J.S. Dugdale.
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