1986

New Perspectives in Thermodynamics

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ISBN: 978-3-540-15931-5 (Print) 978-3-642-70803-9 (Online)

Table of contents (13 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-XVI

  2. Foundations of Thermodynamics

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-32

      An Outline of Thermodynamical Structure

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 33-48

      Foundations of Continuum Thermodynamics

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 49-64

      Foundations of the Clausius-Duhem Inequality

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 65-77

      Recent Research on the Foundations of Thermodynamics

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 79-83

      A Third Line of Argument in Thermodynamics

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 85-97

      The Laws of Thermodynamics for Non-Cyclic Processes

  3. The Thermodynamics of Gibbs and Carathéodory

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 99-99

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 101-124

      What Did Gibbs and Carathéodory Leave Us About Thermodynamics?

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      Pages 125-155

      Structure and Dynamical Stability of Gibbsian States

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 157-168

      Genericity and Gibbs’s Conjecture on the Maximum Number of Coexistent Phases

  4. Special Material Systems

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 169-169

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 171-185

      Thermodynamics and the Constitutive Relations for Second Sound in Crystals

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      Pages 187-222

      Interstitial Working and a Nonclassical Continuum Thermodynamics

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      Pages 223-239

      Phase Transformations and Non-Elliptic Free Energy Functions

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 241-260

      Dynamic Changes of Phase in a van der Waals Fluid