Riv.Mat.Univ.Parma (6) 2* (1999)


Il secondo principio della termodinamica e la meccanica statistica

Pages 117-122
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.

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