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Pavelka, Michal / Klika, Václav / Grmela, Miroslav

Multiscale Thermo-Dynamics

Introduction to GENERIC

    99,95 € / $114.99 / £91.00*

    Hardcover
    Publication Date:
    August 2018
    ISBN
    978-3-11-035094-4
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    Overview

    • Several problems and their solutions are included
    • Main approaches to multilevel modelling are discussed and compared
    • Emphasis lies on CIT, EIT, and GENERIC
    • Contains a variety of applied examples

    Aims and Scope

    One common feature of new emerging technologies is the fusion of the very small (nano) scale and the large scale engineering. The classical environment provided by single scale theories, as for instance by the classical hydrodynamics, is not anymore satisfactory. The main challenge is to keep the important details while still be able to keep the overall picture and simplicity. It is the thermodynamics that addresses this challenge. Our main reason for writing this book is to explain such general viewpoint of thermodynamics and to illustrate it on a very wide range of examples.

     

    Contents
    Levels of description
    Hamiltonian mechanics
    Irreversible evolution
    Reversible and irreversible evolution
    Multicomponent systems
    Contact geometry
    Appendix: Mathematical aspects

    Details

    24.0 x 17.0 cm
    xiii, 279 pages
    6 Fig.
    Language:
    English
    Type of Publication:
    Monograph
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    Václav Klika, Czech Tech. Univ., Czech Rep.; Michal Pavelka, Charles Univ., Czech Rep.; Miroslav Grmela, Polytech. de Montréal, Canada.

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