Annali di Matematica Pura ed Applicata

, Volume 99, Issue 1, pp 65–80 | Cite as

Time-reversal invariance and thermodynamics of electromagnetic fields in materials with memory

  • Rinaldo Borghesani
  • Angelo Morro


In this work we consider thermal and electric conduction in rigid materials with memory. The implications due to the invariance of the entropy production under time-reversal are examined in detail. Some interesting conditions on the relaxation functions of the heat flux, the electric current and the internal energy density are discussed.


Electric Conduction Electromagnetic Field Electric Current Entropy Production Heat Flux 
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In questo lavoro gli Autori studiano la conduzione termica ed elettrica in un materiale rigido con memoria. Vengono esaminate in dettaglio le conseguenze, dovute alla invarianza della produzione entropica per inversione temporale, sulle funzioni di rilassamento per il flusso di calore, la densità di corrente elettrica e la densità di energia interna.


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© Nicola Zanichelli Editore 1974

Authors and Affiliations

  • Rinaldo Borghesani
    • 1
  • Angelo Morro
    • 1
  1. 1.Genova

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