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Published
**1973** by Springer US in Boston, MA .

Written in English

- Physics

**Edition Notes**

Statement | by Viacheslav Vladimirovich Sychev |

Series | Studies in Soviet Science, Studies in Soviet science |

Classifications | |
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LC Classifications | QC174.7-175.36 |

The Physical Object | |

Format | [electronic resource] / |

Pagination | 1 online resource. |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL27025536M |

ISBN 10 | 1468416057 |

ISBN 10 | 9781468416053 |

OCLC/WorldCa | 859158000 |

But despite their reversibility, the rules still manage to produce the kinds of complex behavior that we have seen in cellular automata and many other systems throughout this book. So what about localized structures? The picture on the facing page demonstrates that these can also occur in reversible systems. There are some constraints on the.

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1 Introduction.- The Equations of the First and Second Laws of Thermodynamics.- Work.- Heat Capacities.- The Differential Equations of Thermodynamics.- 2 Equilibrium Thermodynamic Systems Which Undergo Other Forms of Work in Addition to Work of Expansion.- Criteria for Equilibrium in Thermodynamic Systems.- Get this from a library.

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