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The Physical Basis of The Direction of Time

Author: H Dieter Zeh
Publisher: Berlin : Springer Berlin, 2007.
Series: Frontiers Collection
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 5., edView all editions and formats
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This thoroughly revised 5th edition of Zeh's classic text investigates irreversible phenomena and their foundation in classical, quantum and cosmological settings.

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Additional Physical Format: Physical Basis of The Direction of Time
(NL-LeOCL)302026649
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: H Dieter Zeh
ISBN: 9783540680017 3540680012 9783540680000 3540680004
OCLC Number: 422848884
Description: 1 online resource (x, 231 S.) : 35 schw.-w. illustrations, 9 schw.-w. Fotos, 26 schw.-w. graph. Darst
Contents: The Physical Concept of Time.- The Time Arrow of Radiation.- The Thermodynamical Arrow of Time.- The Quantum Mechanical Arrow of Time.- The Time Arrow of Spacetime Geometry.- The Time Arrow in Quantum Cosmology.- Epilog.
Series Title: Frontiers Collection
Responsibility: H. Dieter Zeh.

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From the reviews of the fifth edition:"Why does one never see a broken cup on the floor, jump back on the table? A question that many will have heard during lectures on statistical physics ... . Read more...

 
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