Reversible mass exchange between two multicomponent systems of different temperatures.

Abstract

The concept of reversible work in nonequilibrium systems, which has been used for the derivation of thermal diffusion coefficients, is critically examined. For this purpose heat and mass exchange between two multicomponent systems of different temperatures and pressures is treated in detail. It is shown both by general considerations and by a specific… (More)
DOI: 10.1140/epje/i2009-10456-0

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