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Maxwell"s demon

why warmth disperses and time passes

by Hans Christian Von Baeyer

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Published by Random House in New York .
Written in English

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  • Maxwell"s demon.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [175]-185) and index.

    StatementHans Christian von Baeyer.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQC318.M35 V66 1998
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxi, 207 p. ;
    Number of Pages207
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL694246M
    ISBN 100679433422
    LC Control Number97041543

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In Maxwell's Demon: Why Warmth Disperses and Time Passes, physics professor Hans Christian von Baeyer tells the story of the discovery and development of the second law of thermodynamics.

The book is named for James Clerk Maxwell's little imaginary genius, who could make your latte boil out of your travel mug given a chance/5(6). recent book by Leff and Rex who have ably traced the demon's history and have identified three epochs.

These can be characterized in terms of the dominant explanatory concept. During the first epoch discussions centering on Maxwell's demon undoubtedly contributed to the much-needed shaping and sharpening of. Maxwell’s demon, hypothetical intelligent being (or a functionally equivalent device) capable of detecting and reacting to the motions of individual molecules.

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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(11). Von Baeyer’s character sketches are among the highlights of the book. He makes these scientists come alive. The Demon of the title was the creation of James Clerk Maxwell in   The Demon and its Properties. Birth of the Demon.

The demon was introduced to a public audience by James Clerk Maxwell in his book, Theory of Heat. It came near the book's end in a section called 'Limitation of The Second Law of Thermodynamics'.

In one of the most heavily quoted passages in physics, Maxwell wrote:Pages: An introductory chapter summarizes the demon’s life, from Maxwell’s illustration of the second law’s statistical nature to the most recent “exorcism” of the demon based on a need periodically to erase its memory.

An annotated chronological bibliography is included. Originally published in. Von Baeyer (Physics/Coll. of William and Mary) offers assorted views of the —demon— and how he's been slain over time to preserve the sacred second law of thermodynamics. The second law asserts that the universe is moving toward disorder and an increase in entropy.

Given enough time, the universe will achieve a state of thermal equilibrium that has been poetically described Author: Hans Christian Von Baeyer. The concept of Maxwell’s Demon is named after a James Clerk Maxwell.

The concept seeks to explain what happens when two objects are subjected to different degrees of heat. The concept that a demon opens door to fast-moving particles making them move to one chamber consequently making it hotter than the other chamber is still being widely Author: John Misachi.

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ABOUT THE NOVEL: Maxwell's Demon is a concept sometimes used by physicists (see it in Wikipedia for more information). I first heard about it when I was in the eighth grade and read a book by George Gamow: "Mr.

Tompkins in Wonderland." Great little book, by the way. demon. The computer in the bathtub includes many relevant parameters, such as heat, entropy, and information. Now it is appropriate to return to the roots of the problem. This was presented in his book Theory of Heat and is as follows: One of the best established facts in thermodynamics is that it is impossible in a systemFile Size: KB.

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