2 edition of **Non-equilibrium thermodynamics** found in the catalog.

Non-equilibrium thermodynamics

Sybren Ruurds de Groot

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Published
**1962**
by North-Holland Pub. Co. in Amsterdam
.

Written in English

- Irreversible processes,
- Statistical thermodynamics

**Edition Notes**

Series | Series in physics |

Contributions | Mazur, Peter, |

Classifications | |
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LC Classifications | QC311.5 G7 |

The Physical Object | |

Pagination | 510p. |

Number of Pages | 510 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL16559234M |

Non-equilibrium thermodynamics is a branch of thermodynamics that deals with systems that are not in thermodynamic equilibrium. Most systems found in nature are not in thermodynamic equilibrium because they are not in stationary states, and are continuously and discontinuously subject to flux of matter and energy to and from other systems. This book treats irreversible processes and phenomena — non-equilibrium thermodynamics. S. R. de Groot and P. Mazur, Professors of Theoretical Physics, present a comprehensive and insightful survey of the foundations of the field, providing the only complete discussion of the fluctuating linear theory of irreversible thermodynamics.3/5(1).

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In non-equilibrium thermodynamics the principle of entropy increase is expressed by the rate of entropy production being positive (σ > 0). The rate of entropy production σ is determined solely by irreversible processes, such as diffusion, thermal conduction, and viscosity. The purpose of this book is to encourage the use of non-equilibrium thermodynamics to describe transport in complex, heterogeneous media. With large coupling effects between the transport of heat, mass, charge and chemical reactions at surfaces, it is important to know how one should properly.

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