## Nonequilibrium Statistical ThermodynamicsThis book examines the state of the art of nonequilibrium statistical thermodynamics from a single viewpoint. The book is intended for physicists and physical chemists working in the fields of theoretical physics, molecular physics, physical chemistry, and chemical physics. |

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analogous assume average energy average value calculate canonical distribution classical statistical mechanics Consequently conservation laws convenient coordinates correlation functions corresponding denotes density matrix depend derivative described Differentiating distribution function dynamic variables entropy production expression external extremal properties extremum field fluctuations fluxes formula func Gibbs Gibbsian ensembles grand canonical distribution grand canonical ensemble Green functions Hamiltonian information entropy initial condition integrals of motion interaction introduce kinetic coefficients kinetic equation Liouville equation Liouville's equation local-equilibrium distribution magnetic means method microcanonical distribution microcanonical ensemble momentum Nernst's theorem nonequilibrium statistical operator nonlinear normalization number of particles obtain parameters particle number partition function perturbation Phys quantities quantum statistics quantum-mechanical right-hand side semble statistical ensembles statistical equilibrium statistical weight subsystem symmetry take into account temperature tensor theory thermal thermodynamic equalities thermodynamic forces thermodynamic limit thermostat tion vector velocity volume wave functions