Archivi: FM: 06-11 (mp_arc 06-; cond-mat/06)

Author: Giovanni Gallavotti

Title: Microscopic chaos and macroscopic entropy in fluids

Abstract: In nonequilibrium thermodynamics ma\-cro\-scopic entropy creation plays an important role. Here we study, from various viewpoints, its relation with the phase space contraction, which has been recently proposed as an apparently alternative quantity. quantity.

Keywords: Entropy, Nonequilibrium Thermodynamics, Fluids, Navier-Stokes, Thermostats, Chaotic hypothesis

G. Gallavotti,
INFN, Universit\`a di Roma "La Sapienza",
P. A. Moro 2, 00185, Roma, Italy

Giovanni Gallavotti
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