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Description - Science of Heat and Thermophysical Studies by Jaroslav Sestak

Science of Heat and Thermophysical Studies provides a non-traditional bridging of historical, philosophical, societal and scientific aspects of heat with a comprehensive approach to the field of generalized thermodynamics. It involves Greek philosophical views and their impact on the development of contemporary ideas.
Covered topics include:

* the concept of heat
* thermometry and calorimetry
* early concepts of temperature and its gradients
* non-equilibrium and quantum thermodynamics
* chemical kinetics
* entropy, order and information
* thermal science applied to economy(econophysics), ecosystems, and process dynamics or mesoscopic scales (quantum diffusion)
* importance of energy science and its influence to societal life

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780444519542
ISBN-10: 0444519548
Format: Hardback
(240mm x 165mm x mm)
Pages: 486
Imprint: Elsevier Science Ltd
Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology
Publish Date: 15-Nov-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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