Entropy demystified the second law reduced to plain common sense by Arieh Ben-Naim

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Published by World Scientific in New Jersey .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Entropy.,
  • Second law of thermodynamics.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 219-221) and index.

Book details

StatementArieh Ben-Naim.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQC318.E57 B46 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationxxix, 223 p. :
Number of Pages223
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22693755M
ISBN 109812832254
ISBN 109789812832252
LC Control Number2008501084

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