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    • The Laws of Thermodynamics

    • A Very Short Introduction
    • By: Peter Atkins
    • Narrated by: Nick Sullivan
    • Length: 3 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 186
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 157
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 157

    The laws of thermodynamics drive everything that happens in the universe. From the sudden expansion of a cloud of gas to the cooling of hot metal - everything is moved or restrained by four simple laws. Written by Peter Atkins, one of the world's leading authorities on thermodynamics, this powerful and compact introduction explains what these four laws are and how they work, using accessible language and virtually no mathematics.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Accessible, but needs the figures

    • By Diane Walter on 08-09-11

    Regular price: $12.25