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Ludwig Eduard Boltzmann

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Ludwig Boltzmann
Ludwig Boltzmann's grave, with S= k log W seen at the top.

Ludwig Eduard Boltzmann (February 20, 1844 – September 5, 1906)

Publications list[edit]

Papers:

  • Ludwig Eduard Boltzmann "Ableitung des Stefanschen Gesetzes, betreffend die Abhängigkeit der Wärmestrahlung von der Temperatur aus der elektromagnetischen Lichttheorie" Wiedemann’s Annalen 22 pp. 291-294 (1884)
  • Ludwig Eduard Boltzmann "On the relation between the second law of the mechanical theory of heat and the probability calculus with respect to the theorems on thermal equilibrium", Sitzungberichte der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften - Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Classe 76 pp. 373-435 (1877) (English translation thanks to Kim Sharp and Franz Matschinsky in Entropy 17 pp. 1971-2009 (2015))

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Interesting reading[edit]

Biographies:

  • Engelbert Broda (English translation with Larry Gay) "Ludwig Boltzmann - Man, Physicist, Philosopher" Ox Bow Press (1983) ISBN 0918024242
  • Carlo Cercignani "Ludwig Boltzmann The Man Who Trusted Atoms", Oxford University Press (1998) ISBN 978-0-19-850154-1