9 edition of **Statistical Thermodynamics Based on Information** found in the catalog.

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Published
**March 30, 2008**
by World Scientific Publishing Company
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Written in English

- Thermodynamics & statistical physics,
- Biotechnology,
- Science,
- Science/Mathematics

The Physical Object | |
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Format | Paperback |

Number of Pages | 350 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL13169984M |

ISBN 10 | 9812707077 |

ISBN 10 | 9789812707079 |

4 CHAPTER 2. THERMODYNAMICS Equilibrium and the laws of thermodynam-ics Thermodynamics is based on four laws which are in short summarized as: 0. Thermodynamic equilibrium exists and is characterized by a temperature. 1. Energy is conserved. 2. Not all heat can be converted into work. 3. One cannot reach absolute zero temperature. Unfortunately, a book by Robert Fox, The Caloric Theory of Gases from Lavoisier to Regnault, which might help illuminate the question is out of print and rare as a used book.

The theory is based on the notion of elementary molecular processes, which manifest themselves as random changes in the extensive variables characterizing a system. The theory has a hierarchical character and, thus, can be applied at various levels of molecular detail. Book Title Statistical Thermodynamics of Nonequilibrium Processes. Thermodynamics is a branch of physics that deals with heat, work, and temperature, and their relation to energy, radiation, and properties of behavior of these quantities is governed by the four laws of thermodynamics which convey a quantitative description using measurable macroscopic physical quantities, but may be explained in terms of microscopic constituents by statistical.

The task of integrating information into the framework of thermodynamics dates back to Maxwell and his infamous demon. Recent advances have made these ideas rigorous—and brought them into . Download Thermodynamics Books – We have compiled a list of Best & Standard Reference Books on Automobile Engineering Subject. These books are used by students of top universities, institutes and colleges. Thermodynamics is a branch of physics concerned with heat and temperature and their relation to energy and work.

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The approach is based on statistical methods, probability theory and the microscopic physical laws. It can be used to explain the thermodynamic behaviour of large systems. This branch of statistical mechanics, which treats and extends classical thermodynamics, is known as statistical thermodynamics or equilibrium statistical mechanics.

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Advocates replacing "entropy" by "information," a term that has become widely used in many branches of science. This book takes a fresh approach to thermodynamics and statistical mechanics.

It uses information as a tool for predicting distributions and as the fundamental cornerstone concept of thermodynamics. This textbook discusses the fundamentals and applications of statistical thermodynamics for beginning graduate students in the physical and engineering sciences.

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statistical mechanics with emphasis on the “statistical,” and least-possible reference to the “mechanics.” While the mechanical details change from system to system, the statistical digestion of those details is system-independent, and it is that fact that accounts for the compelling universality of thermodynamics.

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This book presents the selection of various high level contributions involving thermodynamics. The book goes from the fundamentals up to several applications in different scientific fields. The content of the book has been classified in six sections: Classical Thermodynamics, Statistical Thermodynamics, Property Prediction in Thermodynamics, Material and Products, Non .University of California, San Diego.This book will appeal to graduate students and professional chemists and physicists who wish to acquire a more sophisticated overview of thermodynamics and related subject matter.

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