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1970, Vol. 22, Issue 3-4

International Conference on Thermodynamics, Cardiff, UK, 1–4 April 1970

This conference is part of the Chemical Thermodynamics series.
P. T. Landsberg
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A. Foundations
Main ideas in the axiomatics of thermodynamics
P. T. Landsberg
p. 215 [Details] [Full text - pdf 290 kB]
On subadditivity and convexity properties of thermodynamic functions
L. Galgani and A. Scotti
p. 229 [Details] [Full text - pdf 160 kB]
The extension of classical phenomenological thermodynamics to open systems (the chemical potential)
W. J. Hornix
p. 237 [Details] [Full text - pdf 153 kB]
General definition of the perfect gas concept
G. Süssmann and E. Hilf
p. 243 [Details] [Full text - pdf 145 kB]
Resolution of the hierarchy of many-body distribution functions
S. Fujita
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B. Phases, Surfaces and Thermodynamic Limit
The thermodynamics of phase equilibrium: from the phase rule to the scaling laws
L. Tisza
p. 261 [Details] [Full text - pdf 293 kB]
Thermodynamics of surface phenomena
J. C. Melrose
p. 273 [Details] [Full text - pdf 302 kB]
Non-hydrostatic thermodynamics of chemical and phase changes
A. G. McLellan
p. 287 [Details] [Full text - pdf 110 kB]
Some aspects of the thermodynamic limit
A. Münster
p. 293 [Details] [Full text - pdf 211 kB]
Determination of the free volume and the entropy by a Monte Carlo method
Eveline M. Gosling and K. Singer
p. 303 [Details] [Full text - pdf 124 kB]
The thermodynamic description of phase transitions
M. H. Coopersmith
p. 311 [Details] [Full text - pdf 187 kB]
C. Thermo-mechanics
Some recent results in the theory of fading memory
B. D. Coleman
p. 321 [Details] [Full text - pdf 277 kB]
A new systematic approach to non-equilibrium thermodynamics
I. Müller
p. 335 [Details] [Full text - pdf 158 kB]
On the validity of the Clausius-Duhem inequality
J. U. Keller
p. 343 [Details] [Full text - pdf 134 kB]
On the rational foundations of the non-equilibrium thermodynamics of ordinary fluid mixtures
J. L. Bartelt and F. H. Horne
p. 349 [Details] [Full text - pdf 159 kB]
Thermodynamic restrictions in non-linear rate type materials
J. E. Fitzgerald
p. 357 [Details] [Full text - pdf 228 kB]
D. Irreversibility and Quantum Mechanics
The concept of irreversibility in statistical mechanics
Robert Zwanzig
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Thermodynamic theory of stability, structure and fluctuations
G. Nicolis
p. 379 [Details] [Full text - pdf 327 kB]
Stochastic processes and the quantum evolution of states
R. E. Collins and F. G. Hall
p. 393 [Details] [Full text - pdf 165 kB]
Irreversibility in non-linear oscillator systems
Joseph Ford
p. 401 [Details] [Full text - pdf 174 kB]
Entropy oscillation and the H theorem for finite segments of infinite, coupled-harmonic-oscillator chains
H. S. Robertson and M. A. Huerta
p. 409 [Details] [Full text - pdf 198 kB]
Secondary effects in irreversible thermodynamics
J. Harris
p. 419 [Details] [Full text - pdf 160 kB]
E. Statistical Thermodynamics in Astrophysics and Relativity
Extreme régimes of temperature and pressure in astrophysics
M. A. Ruderman
p. 429 [Details] [Full text - pdf 389 kB]
Time asymmetry in electrodynamics and cosmology
J. V. Narlikar
p. 449 [Details] [Full text - pdf 172 kB]
Cosmic evolution and thermodynamic irreversibility
David Layzer
p. 457 [Details] [Full text - pdf 243 kB]
Thermodynamics of hyperon stars
K. Koebke and E. Hilf
p. 469 [Details] [Full text - pdf 225 kB]
Carnot cycles for general relativistic systems
R. Ebert
p. 481 [Details] [Full text - pdf 125 kB]
Ensemble versus time average probabilities in relativistic statistical mechanics
P. T. Landsberg and K. A. Johns
p. 487 [Details] [Full text - pdf 119 kB]
Variational formulation of relativistic fluid thermodynamics
L. A. Schmid
p. 493 [Details] [Full text - pdf 165 kB]
F. Pedagogical Papers
An elementary introduction to entropy via irreversibility
R. Giles
p. 503 [Details] [Full text - pdf 167 kB]
A simple, unified approach to the first and second laws of thermodynamics
J. Kestin
p. 511 [Details] [Full text - pdf 148 kB]
Principles of classical thermodynamics
C. Gurney
p. 519 [Details] [Full text - pdf 146 kB]
Thermodynamics of solids under stress
T. H. K. Barron and R. W. Munn
p. 527 [Details] [Full text - pdf 117 kB]
G. Discussion Reports
The laws of thermodynamics
J. S. Rowlinson
p. 535 [Details] [Full text - pdf 67 kB]
Temporal asymmetry in thermodynamics and cosmology
O. Costa de Beauregard
p. 539 [Details] [Full text - pdf 192 kB]
Discussion on the teaching of thermodynamics
M. W. Zemansky
p. 549 [Details] [Full text - pdf 101 kB]

IUPAC Technical Reports and Recommendations

A Report on the International Practical Temperature Scale of 1968
F. D. Rossini
p. 555 [Details] [Full text - pdf 286 kB]