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Nonequilibrium Thermodynamics

Transport and Rate Processes in Physical & Biological Systems

The book begins with a brief review of equilibrium systems and transport and rate processes, then covers the following areas: theory of nonequilibrium thermodynamics; dissipation function; entropy and exergy; analysis and case studies on using the second law of thermodynamics; economic impact of the nonequilibrium thermodynamics theory; analysis of transport and rate processes; membrane transport; dissipative structures and biological systems; and other thermodynamic approaches and extended nonequilibrium thermodynamics.

Audience
For graduate students and researchers working in the following areas: physics, chemistry, biology, chemical engineering, biochemical engineering and biomedical engineering.

Hardbound, 420 Pages

Published: November 2002

Imprint: Elsevier

ISBN: 978-0-444-50886-7

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