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On the extension of thermodynamics to general relativity

Tolman, Richard C. (1928) On the extension of thermodynamics to general relativity. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 14 (3). pp. 268-272. ISSN 0027-8424. https://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:TOLpnas28d

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Abstract

Introduction. The recent interesting article of Lenz(1) on the equilibrium between radiation and matter in Einstein's closed universe makes it desirable to investigate the proper method of extending the ordinary principles of thermodynamics so as to make them hold for considerations in curved space-time where the methods of general relativity must be employed.


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Additional Information:Copyright © 1928 by the National Academy of Sciences. Communicated January 3, 1928.
Issue or Number:3
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Deposited By: Tony Diaz
Deposited On:21 Aug 2006
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