The Transition from Analytic Dynamics to Statistical Mechanics

  1. I. Prigogine2 and
  2. Stuart A. Rice3
  1. Joseph Ford

Published Online: 14 MAR 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470143766.ch3

Advances in Chemical Physics, Volume 24

Advances in Chemical Physics, Volume 24

How to Cite

Ford, J. (1973) The Transition from Analytic Dynamics to Statistical Mechanics, in Advances in Chemical Physics, Volume 24 (eds I. Prigogine and S. A. Rice), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470143766.ch3

Editor Information

  1. 2

    University of Brussels, Brussels, Belgium

  2. 3

    Department of Chemistry and The James Franck institute, The University of Chicago Chicago, Illinois

Author Information

  1. School of Physics, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 MAR 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1973

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471699293

Online ISBN: 9780470143766

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Keywords:

  • C-system;
  • nonlinear oscillator systems;
  • irreversible rate equations;
  • C-system behavior;
  • transition

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Historical and Mathematical Preliminaries

  • C-Systems

  • C-System Behavior in Nonlinear Oscillator Systems

  • Irreversible Rate Equations for Simple C-Systems

  • Discussion