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Time"s arrow the origins of thermodynamic behavior by Michael C. Mackey

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Published by Springer-Verlag in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Thermodynamics.,
  • Entropy.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementMichael C. Mackey.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQC311 .M176 1992
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 175 p. :
Number of Pages175
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1419954M
ISBN 100387977023, 0387940936
LC Control Number93030004

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