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The Refrigerator and the Universe

By: Martin Goldstein and Inge F. Goldstein

Price: $40.00

Publisher: USA, Harvard University Press: 1998

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 247538

ISBN: 0674753259

Condition: Very Good Condition


C. P. Snow once remarked that not knowing the second law of thermodynamics is like never having read Shakespeare. Yet, while many people grasp the first law of energy, "Energy can neither be created nor destroyed," few recognize the second, "Entropy can only increase." What is entropy anyway, and why must it increase? Whether we want to know how a device as simple as a refrigerator works or understand the fate of the universe, we must start with the concepts of energy and entropy. In The Refrigerator and the Universe, Martin and Inge Goldstein explain the laws of thermodynamics... View more info

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Dictionary of Physics [NTC Pocket References]

By: Michael Upshall [Editor]

Price: $7.00

Publisher: USA, NTC Publishing Group: 1996

Seller ID: 247372

ISBN: 0844209236

Condition: Very Good Condition


Size: Small Octavo. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Science::Physics; Science & Technology; ISBN: 0844209236. ISBN/EAN: 9780844209234. Inventory No: 247372. Paperback View more info

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Order and Chaos: Laws of Energy and Entropy

By: Stanley W. Angrist an Loren G. Hepler

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Pelican / Penguin Books: 1973

Seller ID: 240532

ISBN: 0140215999

Condition: Good Condition


209 pages. Pages browned. Previous owners name on front endpaper. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Science::Physics; Science & Technology; ISBN: 0140215999. ISBN/EAN: 9780140215991. Inventory No: 240532. Paperback View more info