Journal of engineering physics

, Volume 13, Issue 6, pp 416–419 | Cite as

Method of the most probable path of evolution in the theory of stationary irreversible processes

  • A. A. Filyukov
  • V. Ya. Karpov

Abstract

Nonequilibrium stationary thermodynamic systems are described by stationary random Markov processes with discrete time. For given macroscopic conditions, the condition of maximum path entropy determines the process.

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© Consultants Bureau 1972

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. A. Filyukov
    • 1
  • V. Ya. Karpov
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Applied MathematicsAS USSRMoscow

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