Predictive Statistical Mechanics [E-Book] : A Nonequilibrium Ensemble Formalism / by Roberto Luzzi, Áurea R. Vasconcellos, J. Galvão Ramos.
Luzzi, Roberto, (author)
Ramos, J. Galvão, (author) / Vasconcellos, Áurea R., (author)
Dordrecht : Springer, 2002
XL, 304 p. online resource.
englisch
9789401727488
10.1007/978-94-017-2748-8
Fundamental Theories of Physics ; 122
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Table of Contents:
  • 1. Maxent-Nesom in Equilibrium Conditions
  • 2. Maxent-Nesom for Dissipative Processes in Open Systems
  • 3. Nonequilibrium Generalized Grand-Canonical Ensemble
  • 4. Maxent-Nesom-Based Kinetic Theory
  • 5. Response Function Theory
  • 6. Theory and Experiment
  • 7. Informational Statistical Thermodynamics
  • 8. Final Remarks
  • Appendices
  • The variational procedure
  • Calculation of Eq. (4.15)
  • The Partial Collision Operators of Eq. (4.24)
  • Calculation of Eq. (4.49)
  • An illustration of the use of Markovian equations
  • Calculation of Eq. (4.63)
  • The Dielectric Function
  • Name Index.