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Entropy for biologists : an introduction to thermodynamics

Label
Entropy for biologists : an introduction to thermodynamics
Title
Entropy for biologists
Title remainder
an introduction to thermodynamics
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
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Morowitz, Harold J
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Entropy
  • Biophysics
  • Thermodynamics
Label
Entropy for biologists : an introduction to thermodynamics
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Temperature -- Energy -- Introduction to kinetic theory -- Total energy -- The second law of thermodynamics -- The entropy function -- Probability and information -- Introduction to statistical mechanics -- The relation between statistical mechanics and thermodynamics -- Entropy, information, and energy -- Free-energy functions -- Thermal energy -- Applications of the Gibbs free energy and the Gibbs chemical potential -- Measurement in thermal physics -- Entropy and biology -- Appendix I. Conservation of mechanical energy: general treatment -- Appendix II. The proof of the equivalence of the perfect-gas temperature scale and the absolute thermodynamic temperature scale -- Appendix III. Entropy of a perfect gas -- Appendix IV. Stirling's approximation -- Appendix V. Evaluation of the partition function of a perfect gas
Control code
201910
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xiii, 195 pages
Isbn
9780125071567
Lccn
73117633
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(WaOLN)628250
Label
Entropy for biologists : an introduction to thermodynamics
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Temperature -- Energy -- Introduction to kinetic theory -- Total energy -- The second law of thermodynamics -- The entropy function -- Probability and information -- Introduction to statistical mechanics -- The relation between statistical mechanics and thermodynamics -- Entropy, information, and energy -- Free-energy functions -- Thermal energy -- Applications of the Gibbs free energy and the Gibbs chemical potential -- Measurement in thermal physics -- Entropy and biology -- Appendix I. Conservation of mechanical energy: general treatment -- Appendix II. The proof of the equivalence of the perfect-gas temperature scale and the absolute thermodynamic temperature scale -- Appendix III. Entropy of a perfect gas -- Appendix IV. Stirling's approximation -- Appendix V. Evaluation of the partition function of a perfect gas
Control code
201910
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xiii, 195 pages
Isbn
9780125071567
Lccn
73117633
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(WaOLN)628250

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