by Johan Hoffman, Claes Johnson
Number of pages: 217
The book develops a new computational foundation of thermodynamics based on deterministic finite precision computation without resort to statistics. In particular a new 2nd Law without the concept of entropy is proved to be a consequence of the 1st Law and finite precision computation.
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