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Author Grandy, Walter T., 1933-

Title Entropy and the time evolution of macroscopic systems / Walter T. Grandy, Jr
Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2008
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 209 pages)
Series International series of monographs on physics ; 141
International series of monographs on physics ; 141
Summary The work explicates the concept of entropy, particularly its governance of all of thermal physics, over a broad range of equilibrium and nonequilibrium phenomena. Historical development and modern research are presented in the context of entropy as a fundamental element of probability theory and its relation to information
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Entropy -- Statistical methods.
Entropy (Information theory)
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780191720161 ebook
019172016X ebook