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Four Laws That Drive the Universe

by Peter Atkins

  • 49 Want to read
  • 13 Currently reading

Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Popular science,
  • Mechanics - Dynamics - Thermodynamics,
  • PHYSICS,
  • Science / Physics,
  • Science,
  • Laws of thermodynamics,
  • Physical laws,
  • Science/Mathematics

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages128
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9771985M
    ISBN 100199232369
    ISBN 109780199232369

    The book focuses on the Four Laws of Thermodynamics. As it is said in the dedication page, this book is addressed to readers who might have already been exposed to Atkins' book having a similar title. It challenges both the title, and the contents of Atkins' book, Four Laws That Drive The Universe. about four laws of termodinamics.

    Peter Atkins’s Four Laws That Drive the Universe is a exploration of the fundamental concepts that make up the current laws of thermodynamics. There are four laws, and their purpose is to define the nature of heat, energy, and entropy in the universe as follows/5(5). Four laws that drive the universe. Oxford ; New York: Oxford University Press. Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide) Atkins, P. W. Four Laws That Drive the Universe. Oxford ; New York: Oxford University Press. Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide) Atkins, P. W. , Four Laws That Drive the.

    View Notes - from DMMME MATE at University of the Philippines Diliman. FOUR LAWS THAT DRIVE THE UNIVERSE PETER ATKINS Presented by Ahmad Mostafa Tian Wang Mohammad. It challenges both the title, and the contents of Atkins' book, Four Laws That Drive The Universe. One can glean from the title of this new book that the author's views are diametrically opposed to the views of book is addressed to any curious and intelligent reader. It aims to tickle, and hopefully to satisfy your curiosity.


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The laws of thermodynamics drive everything that happens in the universe. From the sudden expansion of a cloud of gas to the cooling of hot metal--everything is moved or restrained by four simple by: It challenges both the title, and the contents of Atkins' book, Four Laws That Drive The Universe.

One can glean from the title of this new book that the author's views are diametrically opposed to the views of Atkins. The book is addressed to any curious and intelligent reader.

It aims to tickle, and hopefully to satisfy your curiosity/5(5). The laws of thermodynamics drive everything that happens in the universe. From the sudden expansion of a cloud of gas to the cooling of hot metal--everything is moved or restrained by four simple laws.

Written by Peter Atkins, one of the world's leading authorities on thermodynamics, 4/5. The laws of thermodynamics drive everything that happens in the universe.

From the sudden expansion of a cloud of gas to the cooling of hot metal, and from the unfurling of a leaf to the course of life itself - everything is directed and constrained by four simple laws/5(53).

The laws of thermodynamics drive everything that happens in the universe. From the sudden expansion of a cloud of gas to the cooling of hot metal--everything is moved or restrained by four simple laws. Written by Peter Atkins, one of the world's leading authorities on thermodynamics, this powerful and compact introduction explains /5(4).

The laws of thermodynamics drive everything that happens in the universe. From the sudden expansion of a cloud of gas to the cooling of hot metal, and from the unfurling of a leaf to the course of life itself - everything is directed and constrained by four simple laws.

Description of the book "Four Laws That Drive the Universe": The laws of thermodynamics drive everything that happens in the universe. From the sudden expansion of a cloud of gas to the cooling of hot metal--everything is moved or restrained by four simple laws.

• The laws of thermodynamics are the laws which summarize the properties of energy and its transformation from one form to another. • The title of the book does not contain the word of thermodynamics because of the boundlessly important and fascinating aspect of nature of the role of the energy in the Size: 6MB.

The laws of thermodynamics drive everything that happens in the universe. From the expansion of a cloud of gas to the cooling of hot metal, and from the unfurling of a leaf to the course of life itself - everything is directed and constrained by four simple laws.

Peter Atkins' powerful introduction explains what the laws are and how they work. [Peter Atkins] Four Laws That Drive the Universe(Book Fi org). Four Laws That Drive the Universe by Peter Atkins.

The laws of thermodynamics drive everything that happens in the universe. From the sudden expansion of a cloud of gas to the cooling of hot metal, and from the unfurling of a leaf to the course of life itself - everything is directed and constrained by four simple laws.

The laws of thermodynamics drive everything that happens in the universe. From the sudden expansion of a cloud of gas to the cooling of hot metal, and from the unfurling of a leaf to the course of life itself - everything is directed and constrained by four simple laws.

They establish fundamental concepts such as temperature and heat, and reveal the arrow of time /5(4). The Four Laws That Do Not Drive the Universe book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.

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Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.5/5(1). The laws of thermodynamics drive everything that happens in the universe. From the sudden expansion of a cloud of gas to the cooling of hot metal, and from the unfurling of a leaf to the course of life itself - everything is directed and constrained by four simple laws.

They establish fundamental concepts such as temperature and heat, and reveal the arrow of time and even. 3 A Brief Review of Atkins Book ”The laws of thermodynamics drive everything that happens in the universe.

From the sudden expansion of a cloud of gas to the cooling of hot metal, and from the unfurling of a leaf to the course of life itself–everything is moved or restrained by four simple laws. They establish fundamental concepts such asFile Size: 54KB. "Four Laws That Drive the Universe" (with an alternative title of The Laws of Thermodynamics: A Very Short Introduction) became my next book as I so thoroughly enjoyed the writing style of Peter Atkins.

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Article (PDF Available) in Angewandte Chemie (17) April with 2, Reads. The book focuses on the Four Laws of Thermodynamics. As it is said in the dedication page, this book is addressed to readers who might have already been exposed to Atkins' book having a similar title.

It challenges both the title, and the contents of Atkins. The laws of thermodynamics drive everything that happens in the universe. From the sudden expansion of a cloud of gas to the cooling of hot metal, and from the unfurling of a leaf to the course of life itself - everything is directed and constrained by four simple laws/5(37).

"The law that entropy always increase.(lots about it in Atkins book)the second law of thermodynamics - HOLDS, I think, the supreme position among the Laws of Nature. If someone points out to you that your pet theory of the universe is in disagreement with Maxwell's equations - then so much the worse for Maxwell's equations/5.

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From the sudden expansion of a cloud of gas to the cooling of hot metal, and from the unfurling of a leaf to the course of life itself - everything is directed and constrained by four simple : In this concise and compelling introduction Atkins paints a lucid picture of the four elegant laws that, between them, drive the Universe.

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