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The 2nd Law:
Energy, Chaos, and Form (Scientific American Library Paperback)

by P. W. Atkins

ISBN 0716760061 / 9780716760061 / 0-7167-6006-1
Publisher W. H. Freeman
Language English
Edition Softcover
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All natural change is subject to one law. It's the second law of thermodynamics. In this volume, the acclaimed chemist and science writer P. W. Atkins shows how this single, simple principle of energy transformation accounts for all natural change. Moving from the steam engine to the nuclear age, the narrative is full of vivid examples, ideas, and images--but virtually no mathematics.