Il secondo principio della termodinamica e la meccanica statistica
Received: 8 September 1999
Mathematics Subject Classification (2000): 76P05
Abstract The second law of thermodynamics for a general system is examined in a scheme based on the Liouville equation with suitable boundary conditions simulating the presence of a thermostat. The latter permit to avoid the conceptual difficulties related to the proof of the trend to equilibrium.