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Self-Organization in nonequilibrium systems
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Formative Processes. (Book Reviews: Self-Organization in Nonequilibrium Systems. From Dissipative Structures to Order through Fluctuations)
Conservation Equations. Thermodynamics of Irreversible Processes: The Linear Region. Nonlinear Thermodynamics. Systems Involving Chemical Reactions and Diffusion-Stability. Mathematical Tools. SimpleExpand
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Exploring Complexity: An Introduction
"Exploring Complexity" surveys the wide range of complex phenomena arising in the framework of physico-chemical and biological systems and in the global environment. The book defines the elements ofExpand
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Symmetry Breaking Instabilities in Dissipative Systems. II
The thermodynamic theory of symmetry breaking instabilities in dissipative systems is presented. Several kinetic schemes which lead to an unstable behavior are indicated. The role of diffusion isExpand
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Book Review: Modern Thermodynamics: From Heat Engines to Dissipative Structures
I Historical Roots: From Heat Engines to Cosmology 1 Basic Concepts and the Law of Gases 2 The First Law of Thermodynamics 3 The Second Law of Thermodynamics and the Arrow of Time 4 Entropy inExpand
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Time, Structure, and Fluctuations
Fundamental conceptual problems that arise from the macroscopic and microscopic aspects of the second law of thermodynamics are considered. It is shown that nonequilibrium may become a source ofExpand
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Kinetic theory of vehicular traffic
THE THEORY OF MULTIPLE-LANE TRAFFIC FLOW IS EXAMINED. A PREDICTION OF THE CHARACTER OF THE TRAFFIC FLOW IS MADE AT ARBITARY DENSITY IN TERMS OF DRIVER BEHAVIOR IN DILUTE, NONINTERACTING TRAFFIC, ANDExpand
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On symmetry-breaking instabilities in dissipative systems
The theory of hydrodynamic instability has always been an important part of fluid dynamics [see, e.g., Chandrasekhar, in Hydrodynamic and Hydromagnetic Stability (Clarendon Press, Oxford, England,Expand
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Non-equilibrium statistical mechanics
In the preceding chapter we discussed the microscopic foundations of extended irreversible thermodynamics through fluctuation theory. The present chapter deals with more general methods ofExpand
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