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22 July 2012

224 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780199655434

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Entropy and the Time Evolution of Macroscopic Systems

Walter T. Grandy, Jr.

  • 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.

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