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- Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 70.00
This book places thermodynamics on a system-theoretic foundation so as to harmonize it with classical mechanics. Using the highest standards of exposition and rigor, the authors develop a novel formulation of thermodynamics that can be viewed as a moderate-sized system theory as compared to statistical thermodynamics. This middle-ground theory involves... more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 160.00
An updated and expanded translation of the highly popular Russian textbook, Introduction to Thermodynamics and Kinetic Theory of Matter examines equilibrium and kinetic properties of matter-gas, liquid, and solid-using the general principles of thermodynamics and kinetic theory. Readable and accessible throughout, this book provides both thermodynamic... more...
- Springer 2009; US$ 199.00
Aufbauend auf den Grundlagen der Thermodynamik und idealisierten Motorprozessen behandelt das Standardwerk aktuelle null-, quasi-, ein- und mehrdimensionale Methoden zur Analyse und Simulation des realen Motorprozesses. Dabei werden Fragen des Wärmeübergangs, der Verbrennung, der Schadstoffbildung und des Ladungswechsels erörtert und Arbeitsprozesse... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- Cambridge University Press 1999; US$ 88.00
This book provide an interwoven development of classical and statistical thermodynamic principles from a modern perspective. more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...