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Volume 3 (1) 1997, 19-23

MOLECULAR DYNAMICS, SMOOTH PARTICLE APPLIED MECHANICS, AND CLAUSIUS’ INEQUALITY

Hoover Wm.G.

University of California at Davis/Livermore and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Livermore, California 94551-7808 USA 510-422-9787
(hoover@wente. llnl.gov)

DOI:   10.12921/cmst.1997.03.01.19-23

OAI:   oai:lib.psnc.pl:479

Abstract:

Recent developments in molecular dynamics furnish new interconnections among three classical fields: particle mechanics, continuum mechanics, and thermodynamics. The resulting links clarify the importance of Lyapunov instability to irreversibility.

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