Accession Number : AD0649818

Title :   AN AXIOMATIC FOUNDATION FOR CONTINUUM THERMODYNAMICS.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,

Corporate Author : CARNEGIE INST OF TECH PITTSBURGH PA DEPT OF MATHEMATICS

Personal Author(s) : Gurtin,Morton E. ; Williams,William O.

Report Date : JAN 1967

Pagination or Media Count : 70

Abstract : The report presents a complete set of axioms, based upon physically acceptable gross forms of the laws of thermodynamics, which yield appropriate forms of these laws for continuum physics; and find conditions under which these reduce to the classical forms.

Descriptors :   (*CONTINUUM MECHANICS, *THERMODYNAMICS), ENTROPY, INEQUALITIES, THEOREMS, HEAT FLUX, MEASURE THEORY, KINEMATICS

Subject Categories : Theoretical Mathematics
      Mechanics
      Thermodynamics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE