Thermodynamics and Energy


Reducing Thermodynamics to (Statistical) Mechanics: Reconsidering the Logical Path

Authors: Loris Serafino

This paper will reconsider the logical path of reducing the second law of thermodynamics to mechanics up to the point where it seems to drop the ball. The thesis of an off-centered interpretation of the mechanical reduction is presented in the light of a promising (although unusual and contested) conceptualization of the second law. This will be accomplished in a conceptual way and strictly between the borders of classical physics.

Comments: 18 Pages.

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[v1] 2013-08-23 11:26:52
[v2] 2013-08-23 23:48:33
[v3] 2013-09-04 16:36:29

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