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Published: 26 June 2008

224 Pages


ISBN: 9780199546176

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Entropy and the Time Evolution of Macroscopic Systems

Walter T. Grandy, Jr.

International Series of Monographs on Physics

  • Summarizes the maximum-entropy approach to statistical mechanics.
  • Presents an up-to-date description of the unambiguous extension of entropy to time-dependent processes.
  • Brings a unique blending of probability, information, and physics to the subject.
  • Provides an authoritative reference and corrects published mis-information about entropy and the foundations of both statistical mechanics and thermodynamics.