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Entropy Principle and Recent Results in Non-Equilibrium Theories
Department of Mathematics, Computer Science and Economics, University of Basilicata, Potenza 85100, Italy
Departament de Física, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Bellaterra, and Institut d'Estudis Catalans, Barcelona, Catalonia 08193, Spain
Department of Mathematics and Research Center of Applied Mathematics, University of Bologna, Bologna 40123, Italy
Department of Theoretical Physics, Wigner Research Centre for Physics, Institute for Particle and Nuclear Physics, Budapest 1121, Hungary
Department of Energy Engineering, BME, Budapest 1111, Hungary
Montavid Thermodynamic Research Group, Budapest 1112 , Hungary
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Received: 30 December 2013 / Revised: 27 January 2014 / Accepted: 7 March 2014 / Published: 24 March 2014
Abstract We present the state of the art on the modern mathematical methods of exploiting the entropy principle in thermomechanics of continuous media. A survey of recent results and conceptual discussions of this topic in some well-known non-equilibrium theories (Classical irreversible thermodynamics CIT, Rational thermodynamics RT, Thermodynamics of irreversible processes TIP, Extended irreversible thermodynamics EIT, Rational Extended thermodynamics RET) is also summarized.
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Cimmelli, V.A.; Jou, D.; Ruggeri, T.; Ván, P. Entropy Principle and Recent Results in Non-Equilibrium Theories. Entropy 2014, 16, 1756-1807.
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Cimmelli VA, Jou D, Ruggeri T, Ván P. Entropy Principle and Recent Results in Non-Equilibrium Theories. Entropy. 2014; 16(3):1756-1807.
Cimmelli, Vito A.; Jou, David; Ruggeri, Tommaso; Ván, Péter. 2014. "Entropy Principle and Recent Results in Non-Equilibrium Theories." Entropy 16, no. 3: 1756-1807.
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