On a non-equilibrium partition function for heat conduction

D. Jou, C. Pérez-García, J. Casas-Vázquez

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We provide a physical interpretation for the Lagrange multipliers associated with heat conduction in an information-theoretical description of non-equilibrium systems. Such an identification is based on the generalised Gibbs equation of extended irreversible thermodynamics. © 1984 The Institute of Physics.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2799-2805
JournalJournal of Physics A: Mathematical and General
Publication statusPublished - 1 Oct 1984


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