TITLE

The Maximum Entropy Production Principle and Linear Irreversible Processes

AUTHOR(S)
Županović, Paško; Kuić, Domagoj; Lošić, Željana Bonačić; Petrov, Dražen; Juretić, Davor; Brumen, Milan
PUB. DATE
May 2010
SOURCE
Entropy;May2010, Vol. 12 Issue 5, p996
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
It is shown that Onsager's principle of the least dissipation of energy is equivalent to the maximum entropy production principle. It is known that solutions of the linearized Boltzmann equation make extrema of entropy production. It is argued, in the case of stationary processes, that this extremum is a maximum rather than a minimum.
ACCESSION #
51265329

 

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