The 2nd Law: Energy, Chaos, and Form
All natural change is subject to one law. It's the second law of thermodynamics. In this volume, the acclaimed chemist and science writer P. W. Atkins shows how this single, simple principle of energy transformation accounts for all natural change. Moving from the steam engine to the nuclear age, the narrative is full of vivid examples, ideas, and images--but virtually no mathematics.
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The second lawUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
With this volume on thermodynamics, Scientific American launches its new line of paperbacks, which are essentially softcover releases of popular hardcover titles from the Scientific American library ... Read full review
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One of Atkins' best books. A fundamental rethinking of the second law, with excellent graphics to illustrate. Read full review