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Fractal and Trans-scale Nature of Entropy

  • ID: 4288455
  • Book
  • 252 Pages
  • Elsevier Science and Technology
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Fractal and Trans-scale Nature of Entropy: Towards a Geometrization of Thermodynamics develops a new vision for entropy in thermodynamics by proposing a new method to geometrize. It investigates how this approach can accommodate a large number of very different physical systems, going from combustion and turbulence towards cosmology. As an example, a simple interpretation of the Hawking entropy in black-hole physics is provided. In the life sciences, entropy appears as the driving element for the organization of systems. This book demonstrates this fact using simple pedagogical tools, thus showing that entropy cannot be interpreted as a basic measure of disorder.

  • Develop a new vision of entropy in thermodynamics
  • Study the concept of entropy
  • Propose a simple interpretation the entropy of Hawking
  • Demonstrate entropy as a measure of energy dispersal

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1. The Thermal Worm Model to Represent Entropy-Exergy Duality
2. Black Hole Entropy and the Thermal Worm Model
3. The Entropic Skins of Black-Body Radiation:a Geometrical Theory of Radiation
4. Non-extensive Thermodynamics, Fractal Geometryand Scale-entropy
5. Finite Physical Dimensions Thermodynamics
6. A Scale-Dependent Fractal and Intermittent Structure to Describe Chemical Potential and Matter Diffusion
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Queiros Conde, Diogo
Diogo Queiros-Condé is a professor at University of Paris Ouest Nanterre La Défense since 2009. Before he was a research professor at ENSTA ParisTech from 2005 to 2009. He has a PhD in Physic and Science (1995)..
Feidt, Michel
Michel Feidt is Professor in the Department of Physics and Mechanics at the University of Lorraine, France.
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