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Published: 27 September 2007

144 Pages | 22 b/w illus.

5-1/4 x 7-3/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199232369

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Four Laws That Drive the Universe

Peter Atkins

  • Explains how the laws of thermodynamics establish fundamental concepts such as temperature and heat, and the nature of energy itself
  • Peter Atkins' uses acccessible language and virtually no mathematics to guide the reader from the Zeroth Law to the Third Law
  • Explores and introduces new concepts such as 'entropy', 'free energy' and 'absolute zero'