Chris Aldrich's Reviews > Entropy Demystified: The Second Law Reduced to Plain Common Sense

Entropy Demystified by Arieh Ben-Naim
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Sep 22, 2012

really liked it
bookshelves: engineering, information-theory, itbio, thermodynamics, probability-theory

Such a lovely and straightforward little text. Truly elegant.
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Reading Progress

September 22, 2012 – Shelved
September 22, 2012 – Shelved as: engineering
September 22, 2012 – Shelved as: information-theory
September 22, 2012 – Shelved as: itbio
May 9, 2014 – Started Reading
May 9, 2014 – Shelved as: thermodynamics
May 9, 2014 – Shelved as: probability-theory
May 9, 2014 –
page 19
8.52%
May 10, 2014 –
page 46
20.63%
May 13, 2014 –
page 79
35.43% "This definitely is the simpler version of his more technical text "A Farewell to Entropy: Statistical Thermodynamics Based on Information". A reasonable high schooler would have no problem in reading and understanding this. Very well written and laid out to this point."
May 22, 2014 –
page 94
42.15%
May 22, 2014 –
page 139
62.33%
May 30, 2014 –
page 157
70.4%
May 31, 2014 –
page 180
80.72% "This is really elegant in it's presentation."
June 1, 2014 – Finished Reading

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