A New Perspective on Thermodynamics by Bernard H. Lavenda (auth.)
By Bernard H. Lavenda (auth.)
Dr. Bernard H. Lavenda has written a brand new viewpoint on Thermodynamics to mix an outdated examine thermodynamics with a brand new beginning. The ebook provides a historic viewpoint, which unravels the present presentation of thermodynamics present in commonplace texts, and which emphasizes the basic position that Carnot performed within the improvement of thermodynamics.
A New viewpoint on Thermodynamics will:
- Chronologically resolve the improvement of the rules of thermodynamics and the way they have been conceived by means of their discoverers
- Bring the speculation of thermodynamics as much as the current time and point out parts of additional improvement with the union of data concept and the speculation of ability and their inequalities. New components contain nonextensive thermodynamics, the thermodynamics of coding conception, multifractals, and unusual attractors.
- Reintroduce vital, but approximately forgotten, teachings of N.L. Sardi Carnot
- Highlight conceptual flaws in well timed issues comparable to endoreversible engines, finite-time thermodynamics, geometrization of thermodynamics, and nonequilibrium paintings from equilibrium unfastened strength differences.
Dr. Bernard H. Lavenda is Professor of actual Chemistry at Universita degli Studi di Camerino, Italy. he's recipient of the 2009 Telesio-Galeli Prize in Physics for his paintings on irreversible thermodynamics.
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