A thermodynamic approach to heat and electric conduction in solids

J. E. Llebot, D. Jou, J. Casas-Vásquez

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Abstract

Heat and electric conduction in a rigid solid is investigated in the framework of extended irreversible thermodynamics. This allows us to apply directly the original procedure of Onsager to the analysis of the reciprocal relations. A non-local constitutive equation for the heat flux previously obtained is compared with microscopic equations used for the analysis of second sound in solids. A hydrodynamical analogy of this equation leads to the possibility of a turbulent phonon flow under some specific physical conditions. © 1983.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)552-562
JournalPhysica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications
Volume121
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 1983

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    Llebot, J. E., Jou, D., & Casas-Vásquez, J. (1983). A thermodynamic approach to heat and electric conduction in solids. Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications, 121, 552-562. https://doi.org/10.1016/0378-4371(83)90010-9