## Mathematical foundations of thermodynamicsPergamon Press; [distributed in the Western Hemisphere by Macmillan, New York], 1964 - Science - 237 pages |

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Introduction | 1 |

Fundamental Concepts | 9 |

Formal Processes | 30 |

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