On the thermodynamic curvature of nonequilibrium gases

J. Casas-Vazquez, D. Jou

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We compute the Gaussian curvature of the thermodynamic metric defined by the second derivatives of the entropy for a nonequilibrium heat-conducting dilute gas of rigid spheres. It is seen that the presence of the heat flux increases the thermodynamic curvature. © 1985 American Institute of Physics.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4715-4716
JournalThe Journal of Chemical Physics
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 1985


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