# The Maximum Entropy Production Principle and Linear Irreversible Processes

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## Abstract

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**PACS**65.40.gd

## 1. Introduction

## 2. The Principle of the Least Dissipation of Energy and Linear Nonequilibrium Thermodynamics

## 3. The MEP Principle and Linear Nonequilibrium Thermodynamics

## 4. The Linearized Boltzmann Equation and the Extremum of Entropy Production

**F**. The right-hand side of the equation describes the net change in the number of molecules in a given element of the velocity space due to molecule collisions.

**e**, i.e., on the scattering angle [23].

**V**is the velocity relative to the barycentric (centre of mass) velocity.

**V**gives

## 5. Conclusions

## Acknowledgements

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