Tag: Dynamical Systems Approach

Thermodynamics: A Dynamical Systems Approach – Chapter 6 and 7
The text is written in December 2008. I review the final chapters 6 and 7 of the book Thermodynamics: A Dynamical Systems Approach by Wassim M. Haddad, Vijay Sekhar Chellaboina, & Sergey G. Nersesov http://blog.rudnyi.ru/2010/05/thermodynamicsdynamicalsystems.html Chapter 6: Thermodynamic Systems with Linear Energy Exchange In this chapter the authors consider the case from Chapter 3 but…

Thermodynamics: A Dynamical Systems Approach – Work, Heat, and the Carno Cycle
The text is written in December 2008. I review the fifth chapter, Work, Heat, and the Carno Cycle of the book Thermodynamics: A Dynamical Systems Approach by Wassim M. Haddad, Vijay Sekhar Chellaboina, & Sergey G. Nersesov http://blog.rudnyi.ru/2010/05/thermodynamicsdynamicalsystems.html In this chapter the authors extend the formalism of Chapter 3 for a system with deformable wall,…

Thermodynamics: A Dynamical Systems Approach – Temperature Equipartition and the Kinetic Theory of Gases
The text is written in December 2008. I review the fourth chapter, Temperature Equipartition and the Kinetic Theory of Gases of the book Thermodynamics: A Dynamical Systems Approach by Wassim M. Haddad, Vijay Sekhar Chellaboina, & Sergey G. Nersesov http://blog.rudnyi.ru/2010/05/thermodynamicsdynamicalsystems.html In this chapter the authors extend the theory of Chapter 3 from the case when…

Thermodynamics: A Dynamical Systems Approach – A System Foundation for Thermodynamics
The text is written in December 2008. I review the third chapter, A System Foundation for Thermodynamics of the book Thermodynamics: A Dynamical Systems Approach by Wassim M. Haddad, Vijay Sekhar Chellaboina, & Sergey G. Nersesov http://blog.rudnyi.ru/2010/05/thermodynamicsdynamicalsystems.html In this chapter the authors have considered a simple thermal system and showed that a resultant dynamic system, obeying…

Thermodynamics: A Dynamical Systems Approach – Dynamical system theory
The text is written in December 2008. I review the second chapter, Dynamical system theory of the book Thermodynamics: A Dynamical Systems Approach by Wassim M. Haddad, Vijay Sekhar Chellaboina, & Sergey G. Nersesov http://blog.rudnyi.ru/2010/05/thermodynamicsdynamicalsystems.html I should confess that the level of mathematics is a bit high for me. It would be good to find some…

Thermodynamics: A Dynamical Systems Approach – Introduction
The text is written in December 2008. I review the first chapter, Introduction of the book Thermodynamics: A Dynamical Systems Approach by Wassim M. Haddad, Vijay Sekhar Chellaboina, & Sergey G. Nersesov http://blog.rudnyi.ru/2010/05/thermodynamicsdynamicalsystems.html The first chapter is available for free from Princeton University Press http://press.princeton.edu/chapters/s8122.pdf In Introduction there is an enjoyable overview of thermodynamics, a short…

Thermodynamics: A Dynamical Systems Approach
In 2008 I have read the book Thermodynamics: A Dynamical Systems Approach by Wassim M. Haddad, Vijay Sekhar Chellaboina, & Sergey G. Nersesov http://press.princeton.edu/titles/8122.html and then I have posted my comments to it to the thermodynamicslib group http://groups.google.com/group/thermodynamicslib Now I have added the comments to my blog. You will find below the links to my comments for…