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Entropy (Princeton Series in Applied Mathematics) by Andreas Greven,Gerhard Keller,Gerald Warnecke

By Andreas Greven,Gerhard Keller,Gerald Warnecke

The thought of entropy arose within the actual sciences through the 19th century, rather in thermodynamics and statistical physics, as a degree of the equilibria and evolution of thermodynamic structures. major perspectives built: the macroscopic view formulated initially through Carnot, Clausius, Gibbs, Planck, and Caratheodory and the microscopic procedure linked to Boltzmann and Maxwell. considering the fact that then either techniques have made attainable deep insights into the character and behaviour of thermodynamic and different microscopically unpredictable methods. although, the mathematical instruments used have later built independently in their unique actual historical past and feature resulted in a plethora of tools and differing conventions.

The goal of this booklet is to spot the unifying threads through offering surveys of the makes use of and ideas of entropy in diversified parts of arithmetic and the actual sciences. significant threads, emphasised during the booklet, are variational ideas and Ljapunov functionals. The e-book begins by way of delivering easy ideas and terminology, illustrated via examples from either the macroscopic and microscopic traces of notion. In-depth surveys masking the macroscopic, microscopic and probabilistic methods stick to. half I supplies a simple creation from the perspectives of thermodynamics and likelihood thought. half II collects surveys that examine the macroscopic strategy of continuum mechanics and physics. half III offers with the microscopic technique exposing the position of entropy as an idea in likelihood concept, particularly within the research of the big time habit of stochastic tactics and within the research of qualitative houses of versions in statistical physics. ultimately partly IV functions in dynamical platforms, ergodic and data idea are presented.

The chapters have been written to supply as cohesive an account as attainable, making the e-book available to a variety of graduate scholars and researchers. Any scientist facing platforms that express entropy will locate the ebook a useful relief to their understanding.

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