The Resource Energy and the unexpected, Keith J. Laidler

Energy and the unexpected, Keith J. Laidler

Label
Energy and the unexpected
Title
Energy and the unexpected
Statement of responsibility
Keith J. Laidler
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Written for the general reader with an interest in science, the development and interrelationship of the concepts of energy, chance and chaos are set in their historical context, and illuminated by accounts of the key scientists involved and of their investigations."--Jacket
Cataloging source
UKM
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1916-2003
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Laidler, Keith J.
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QC72
LC item number
.L35 2002
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Force and energy
  • Chance
  • Chaotic behavior in systems
  • Chance
  • Chaotic behavior in systems
  • Force and energy
  • Energie (exacte wetenschappen)
  • Concepten
  • Thermodynamica
  • Thermodynamik
  • Energie
  • Physik
Label
Energy and the unexpected, Keith J. Laidler
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [141]-142) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The second law of thermodynamics
  • 5.
  • Maxwell's demon
  • 6.
  • Chance and the distribution of energy
  • 7.
  • Packets of energy
  • 8.
  • Energy equals mc2--
  • 9.
  • A few points about mathematics
  • Energy and the universe
  • 10.
  • Chaos: the science of the unexpected
  • 1.
  • Steam engines and artillery
  • 2.
  • Red blood and electric motors
  • 3.
  • Steam engines revisited
  • 4.
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiii, 146 pages
Isbn
9780198525165
Lccn
2003271395
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)50269941
  • (OCoLC)ocm50269941
Label
Energy and the unexpected, Keith J. Laidler
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [141]-142) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The second law of thermodynamics
  • 5.
  • Maxwell's demon
  • 6.
  • Chance and the distribution of energy
  • 7.
  • Packets of energy
  • 8.
  • Energy equals mc2--
  • 9.
  • A few points about mathematics
  • Energy and the universe
  • 10.
  • Chaos: the science of the unexpected
  • 1.
  • Steam engines and artillery
  • 2.
  • Red blood and electric motors
  • 3.
  • Steam engines revisited
  • 4.
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiii, 146 pages
Isbn
9780198525165
Lccn
2003271395
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)50269941
  • (OCoLC)ocm50269941

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