Book 2008

Understanding Non-equilibrium Thermodynamics

Foundations, Applications, Frontiers

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ISBN: 978-3-540-74251-7 (Print) 978-3-540-74252-4 (Online)

Table of contents (11 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-XIII

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    Chapter

    Pages 1-36

    Equilibrium Thermodynamics: A Review

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    Chapter

    Pages 37-68

    Classical Irreversible Thermodynamics

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    Chapter

    Pages 69-90

    Coupled Transport Phenomena

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    Chapter

    Pages 91-112

    Chemical Reactions and Molecular Machines

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    Chapter

    Pages 113-134

    Finite-Time Thermodynamics

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    Chapter

    Pages 135-177

    Instabilities and Pattern Formation

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    Chapter

    Pages 179-213

    Extended Irreversible Thermodynamics

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    Chapter

    Pages 215-236

    Theories with Internal Variables

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    Chapter

    Pages 237-259

    Rational Thermodynamics

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    Chapter

    Pages 261-278

    Hamiltonian Formalisms

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    Chapter

    Pages 279-301

    Mesoscopic Thermodynamic Descriptions

  13. Back Matter

    Pages 303-325