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Maxwell's Demon

Why Warmth Disperses and Time Passes

Maxwell's Demon( )
Author: Von Baeyer, Hans Christian
Publication Date:Jun 1998
Publisher:Random House Publishing Group
Imprint:Random House
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $25.00
Book Description:

You arrive at your office and unpack your breakfast from the local deli. The piping-hot coffee and chilly orange juice you purchased just minutes ago are now both disappointingly lukewarm. Why can't the coffee "steal" heat from the juice to stay hot? Why does even the most state-of-the-art car operate at a mere 30 percent efficiency--and why can't Detroit ever better the odds, no matter what space age materials we invent? Why can't some genius make a perpetual motion machine? The...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Science / Mechanics / Thermodynamics
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.85 x 8.58 Inches
Book Weight:0.888 Pounds

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