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Thermodynamics

Systems in Equilibrium and Non-Equilibrium

Thermodynamics is one of the most exciting branches of physical chemistry which has greatly contributed to the modern science. Being concentrated on a wide range of applications of thermodynamics, this book gathers a series of contributions by the finest scientists in the world, gathered in an orderly manner. It can be used in post-graduate courses for students and as a reference book, as it is written in a language pleasing to the reader. It can also serve as a reference material for researchers to whom the thermodynamics is one of the area of interest.

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ThermodynamicsSystems in Equilibrium and Non-EquilibriumEdited by Juan Carlos Moreno Piraján

Published: October 10th 2011

DOI: 10.5772/1435

ISBN: 978-953-307-283-8

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-6065-6

Copyright year: 2011

Books open for chapter submissions

42886 Total Chapter Downloads

23 Crossref Citations

46 Web of Science Citations

52 Dimensions Citations

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1. Thermodynamics of Seed and Plant Growth

By Vesna Dragicevic and Slobodanka Sredojevic

4115

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2. The Concept of Temperature in the Modern Physics

By Dmitrii Tayurskii and Alain Le Mehaute

2763

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3. Photosynthetic Productivity: Can Plants do Better?

By John B. Skillman, Kevin L. Griffin, Sonya Earll and Mitsuru Kusama

4758

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4. Thermodynamics in Mono and Biphasic Continuum Mechanics

By Henry Wong, Chin J Leo and Natalie Dufour

1798

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5. Heat - Mechanically Induced Structure Development in Undrawn Polyester Fibers

By Valentin Velev, Anton Popov and Bogdan Bogdanov

3076

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6. Conception of an Absorption Refrigerating System Operating at Low Enthalpy Sources

By Nahla Bouaziz, Ridha BenIffa, Ezzedine Nehdi and Lakdar Kairouani

3959

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7. Non-Equilibrium Thermodynamics, Landscape Ecology and Vegetation Science

By Vittorio Ingegnoli

2700

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8. The Mean-Field Theory in the Study of Ferromagnets and the Magnetocaloric Effect

By J. S. Amaral, S. Das and V. S. Amaral

6628

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9. Entropy Generation in Viscoelastic Fluid Over a Stretching Surface

By Saouli Salah and Aïboud Soraya

2881

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10. From Particle Mechanics to Pixel Dynamics: Utilizing Stochastic Resonance Principle for Biomedical Image Enhancement

By V.P.Subramanyam Rallabandi and Prasun Kumar Roy

2194

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11. Thermodynamics of Amphiphilic Drug Imipramine Hydrochloride in Presence of Additives

By Sayem Alam, Abhishek Mandal and Asit Baran Mandal

3030

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12. Nonequilibrium Thermodynamics of Ising Magnets

By Rıza Erdem and Gül Gülpınar

2037

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13. The Thermodynamics of Defect Formation in Self-Assembled Systems

By Colm T. O'Mahony, Richard A. Farrell, Tandra Goshal, Justin D. Holmes and Michael A. Morris

2958

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