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Non-equilibrium Thermodynamics

  • Yasuaki Ichikawa
  • A. P. S. Selvadurai
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Abstract

We first review the principles of Classical Thermodynamics (see also Appendix D), and proceed to give an alternative formulation of Thermodynamics in the context of a true dynamical process.

Keywords

Internal Energy Helmholtz Free Energy Entropy Inequality Lagrangian Description Classical Thermodynamic 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2012

Authors and Affiliations

  • Yasuaki Ichikawa
    • 1
  • A. P. S. Selvadurai
    • 2
  1. 1.Okayama UniversityOkayamaJapan
  2. 2.McGill UniversityMontréalCanada

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