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How to Interpret the Temperature

  • Tamás Sándor BiróEmail author
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Part of the Fundamental Theories of Physics book series (FTPH, volume 171)

Abstract

Temperature is interpreted as an intensive parameter associated to energy equilibration, as an integrating factor making the entropy change to be a total differential, as related to a Lagrange multiplier to the energy conservation condition, and as a special property of the noise.

Keywords

Lagrange Multiplier Central Moment Total Entropy Momentum Vector Equilibrium Parameter 
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© Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2011

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Hungarian Academy of SciencesMTA KFKI RMKIBudapestHungary

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