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The Kinetic theory of gases : an anthology of classic papers with historical commentary / by Stephen G Brush ; edited by Nancy S Hall.

Author / Creator Brush, Stephen G.
Imprint London : Imperial College Press ; River Edge, NJ : Distributed by World Scientific Pub., c2003.
Description xi, 647 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Language English
Series History of modern physical sciences 1
Subject Kinetic theory of gases -- History.
Statistical mechanics -- History.
Kinetic theory of gases.
Statistical mechanics.
History.
Format Print, Book
URL for this record http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/5545702
Varying Form of Title Kinetic theory of gases
Other authors / contributors Hall, Nancy S.
ISBN 1860943470 (hbk.)
1860943489 (pbk.)
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
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505 0 0 |g Pt. I.  |t The Nature of Gases and of Heat --  |g 1.  |t The Spring of the Air /  |r Robert Boyle --  |g 2.  |t The Repulsion Theory /  |r Isaac Newton --  |g 3.  |t On the Properties and Motions of Elastic Fluids, especially Air /  |r Daniel Bernoulli --  |g 4.  |t The Existence of Fire /  |r George Gregory --  |g 5.  |t The Forces of Inorganic Nature /  |r Robert Mayer --  |g 6.  |t On Matter, Living Force, and Heat /  |r James Joule --  |g 7.  |t The Conservation of Force /  |r Hermann von Helmholtz --  |g 8.  |t The Nature of the Motion which We Call Heat /  |r Rudolf Clausius --  |g 9.  |t On the Mean Length of the Paths Described by the Separate Molecules of Gaseous Bodies /  |r Rudolf Clausius --  |g 10.  |t Illustrations of the Dynamical Theory of Gases /  |r James Clerk Maxwell --  |g 11.  |t On a Mechanical Theorem Applicable to Heat /  |r Rudolf Clausius --  |g Pt. II.  |t Irreversible Processes --  |g 1.  |t On the Dynamical Theory of Gases /  |r James Clerk Maxwell --  |g 2.  |t Further Studies on the Thermal Equilibrium of Gas Molecules /  |r Ludwig Boltzmann --  |g 3.  |t The Kinetic Theory of the Dissipation of Energy /  |r William Thomson --  |g 4.  |t On the Relation of a General Mechanical Theorem to the Second Law of Thermodynamics /  |r Ludwig Boltzmann --  |g 5.  |t On the Three-body Problem and the Equations of Dynamics /  |r Henri Poincare --  |g 6.  |t Mechanism and Experience /  |r Henri Poincare --  |g 7.  |t On a Theorem of Dynamics and the Mechanical Theory of Heat /  |r Ernst Zermelo --  |g 8.  |t Reply to Zermelo's Remarks on the Theory of Heat /  |r Ludwig Boltzmann --  |g 9.  |t On the Mechanical Explanation of Irreversible Processes /  |r Ernst Zermelo --  |g 10.  |t On Zermelo's Paper "On the Mechanical Explanation of Irreversible /  |r Ludwig Boltzmann --  |g Pt. III.  |t Historical Discussions --  |g 1.  |t Gadflies and Geniuses in the History of Gas Theory /  |r Stephen G. Brush --  |g 2.  |t Interatomic Forces and Gas Theory from Newton to Lennard-Jones /  |r Stephen G. Brush --  |g 3.  |t Irreversibility and Indeterminism: Fourier to Heisenberg /  |r Stephen G. Brush --  |g 4.  |t Proof of the Impossibility of Ergodic Systems: the 1913 Papers of Rosenthal and Plancherel /  |r Stephen G. Brush --  |g 5.  |t Statistical Mechanics and the Philosophy of Science: Some Historical Notes /  |r Stephen G. Brush --  |g Pt. IV.  |t A Guide to Historical Commentaries: Kinetic Theory of Gases, Thermodynamics, and Related Topics. 
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