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Preface

The field of non-equilibrium thermodynamics originates in the work of Lars Onsager who gave a more specific formulation of the second law of thermodynamics in 1931, useful beyond the inequality given in equilibrium thermodynamics. His formulation, in terms of conjugate thermodynamic fluxes and force...

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Print publication date
16 Oct 2015
Copyright year
2016
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978-1-78262-024-2
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978-1-78262-254-3
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978-1-78262-736-4