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Some aspects of non-equilibrium thermodynamics in the presence of a radiation field

Richard Nelson Thomas

- 320 Want to read
- 18 Currently reading

Published
**1965** by University of Colorado Press in Boulder .

Written in English

- Astrophysics.,
- Transport theory.,
- Thermodynamics.

**Edition Notes**

Statement | by Richard N. Thomas. |

Classifications | |
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LC Classifications | QB461 |

The Physical Object | |

Pagination | xiv, 210 p. ; |

Number of Pages | 210 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL18972194M |

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Some Aspects of Non-Equilibrium Thermodynamics in the Presence of a Radiation Field. Based on a set of lectures given at the University of Paris, February and March Based on a set of lectures given at the University of Paris, February and March Some Aspects of Non-Equilibrium Thermodynamics in the Presence of a Radiation FieldCited by: Some aspects of non-equilibrium thermodynamics in the presence of a radiation field.

Buchbesprechungen: Some Aspects of Non-Equilibrium Thermodynamics in the Presence of a Radiation Field. (Ref. BÖHM)Author: R. Thomas. Comprehensive overview of thermodynamics applied to non-equilibrium systems, based on assuming small parts of the system are themselves approximately at equilibrium.

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Diff. Eqns., (), Cited by: 2. Some Aspects of Non-Equilibrium Thermodynamics in the Presence of a Radiation Field. Based on a set of lectures given at the Uni-versity of Paris, February and March Richard N. Thomas. University of Colorado Press, Boul-der, xiv+ pp. Illus. This book is based on lectures given.

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1 Overview 2 History.In non-equilibrium thermodynamics that approximates by assuming the hypothesis of local thermodynamic equilibrium, there is a special notation for this. The transfer of energy as heat is assumed to take place across an infinitesimal temperature difference, so that the system element and its surroundings have near enough the same temperature T.The subject of non-equilibrium thermodynamics is now quite old, dating back to Prigogine, Biot and Truesdell in the 's and 's.

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