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  • Thermodynamicsby Arun Solanki

    Oxford Book Co. 2008; US$ 50.00

    The comprehension of the laws which govern any material system is greatly facilitated by considering the energy and entropy of the system in various states of which it is capable. As in the case of simply mechanics systems, the performance of mechanical work, the function which expresses the capability of the system for this kind of action also plays... more...

  • Time and Thermodynamicsby Kyle Kirkland

    Infobase Publishing 2007; US$ 42.00

    Temperature is vital to the health and welfare of all living beings, and Earth's temperature varies considerably from place to place. Early humans could only live in warm areas such as the tropics. Although modern humans have the technology to keep their houses and offices warm even in cold environments, the growth and development of civilization... more...

  • Statistical Thermodynamics and Microscale Thermophysicsby Van P. Carey

    Cambridge University Press 1999; US$ 88.00

    This book provide an interwoven development of classical and statistical thermodynamic principles from a modern perspective. more...

  • Thermodynamics of Fluids Under Flowby David Jou; Jose Casas-Vazquez; Manuel Criado-Sancho

    Springer 2010; US$ 149.00

    This is the second edition of the book "Thermodynamics of Fluids under Flow," which was published in 2000 and has now been corrected, expanded and updated. This is a companion book to our other title Extended irreversible thermodynamics (D. Jou, J. Casas-Vazquez and G. Lebon, Springer, 4th edition 2010), and of the textbook Understanding... more...

  • Advanced Computational Methods and Experiments in Heat Transfer XIby B. Sunden; U. Mander; C.A. Brebbia

    WIT Press 2010; US$ 268.00

    Research and development of computational methods for solving and understanding heat transfer problems continue to be important because heat transfer topics are commonly of a complex nature and different mechanisms such as heat conduction, convection, turbulence, thermal radiation and phase change may occur simultaneously. Typically, applications are... more...

  • Is There a Temperature?by Tamas Sandor Biro

    Springer 2011; US$ 199.00

    Temperature and heat, entropy and order or disorder are key classical concepts of physics. These are challenged by searching matter under extreme conditions, such as high (relativistic) energy, strong acceleration or gravitation, or unusual complexity due to long range correlations. In our quest for quark matter all these conditions might occur simultaneously.... more...

  • Entropy and the Time Evolution of Macroscopic Systemsby Walter T. Grandy

    Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 64.99

    This book is based on the premise that the entropy concept, a fundamental element of probability theory as logic, governs all of thermal physics, both equilibrium and nonequilibrium. The variational algorithm of J. Willard Gibbs, dating from the 19th Century and extended considerably over the following 100 years, is shown to be the governing feature... more...

  • Discover Entropy and the Second Law of Thermodynamicsby Arieh Ben-Naim

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2010; US$ 77.00

    This is a sequel to the author's book entitled "Entropy Demystified". The aim is essentially the same as that of the previous book by the author: to present Entropy and the Second Law as simple, meaningful and comprehensible concepts. In addition, this book presents a series of experiments which are designed to help the reader discover... more...

  • Commentary on the Principles of Thermodynamics by Pierre Duhemby Paul Needham

    Springer 2011; US$ 179.00

    Pierre Duhem (1861-1916) held the chair of theoretical physics at Bordeaux from 1894 to his death. He established a reputation in both the history and philosophy of science as well as in science itself (physics and physical chemistry). Much of his work in the first two areas has been translated into English, but little of his technical scientific work.... more...

  • Introductory Statistical Thermodynamicsby Nils Dalarsson; Mariana Dalarsson; Leonardo Golubovic

    Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 69.95

    Introductory Statistical Thermodynamics is a text for an introductory one-semester course in statistical thermodynamics for upper-level undergraduate and graduate students in physics and engineering. The book offers a high level of detail in derivations of all equations and results. This information is necessary for students to grasp difficult concepts... more...