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Non-equilibrium Thermodynamics

  • Leopoldo S. García-Colín
  • Leonardo Dagdug
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Part of the Springer Series on Atomic, Optical, and Plasma Physics book series (SSAOPP, volume 53)

The main objective of this book is to place the kinetic theory of a dilute plasma within the tenets of what is known as Classical (Linear) Irreversible Thermodynamics (CIT). Since this subject is quite often beyond the average knowledge of the younger generation of physicists and physical chemists we feel that it is useful to give a brief review of its basic concepts so that the reader appreciates better how and why we are seeking the results to be presented in the main text.

Keywords

Entropy Production Local Equation Irreversible Thermodynamic Reciprocity Theorem Thermodynamic Force 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Leopoldo S. García-Colín
    • 1
  • Leonardo Dagdug
    • 1
  1. 1.Depto. FísicaUniversidad Autónoma Metropolitana-IztapalapaMéxico, D.F.México

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