Table of Contents Volume 7, 2005

Entropy ISSN 1099-4300, CODEN: ENTRFG, published online quarterly

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Issue 1 (March 2005) pages 1-121

Marco Favretti
Dipartimento di Matematica Pura ed Applicata, Università di Padova, via Belzoni, 7 -- 35131 Padova Italy
Lagrangian submanifolds generated by the Maximum Entropy principle
Entropy 2005, 7[1], 1-14 (Full text in PDF form, 269 K)

Alexis De Vos
Imec v.z.w., Vakgroep voor elektronika en informatiesystemen,
Universiteit Gent, Sint Pieters-nieuwstraat 41, B-9000 Gent, Belgium
The entropy of a mixture of probability distributions
Entropy 2005, 7[1], 15-37 (Full text in PDF form, 338 K)

Hüseyin Yapici, Nesrin Kayatas, Nafiz Kahraman and Gamze Bastürk
Erciyes Üniversitesi Mühendislik Fakültesi, 38039 Kayseri,Turkey
Tel: 00-90-352-437 49 01/32125
Fax: 00-90-352-437 57 84  E-mail:
Numerical Study On Local Entropy Generation In Compressible Flow Through A Suddenly Expanding Pipe
Entropy 2005, 7[1], 38-67 (Full text in PDF form, 835 K)

Jean-Bernard Brissaud
Lab/UFR High Energy Physics, Physics Department, Faculty of Sciences, Rabat, Morocco.
The meanings of entropy
Entropy 2005, 7[1], 68-96 (Full text in PDF form, 232 K; DVI, 109 K; Postscript, 198 K)

Amir H. Darooneh
Department of Physics, Zanjan University, P.O.Box 45196-313, Zanjan, Iran.
Physical Premium Principle: A New Way for Insurance Pricing
Entropy 2005, 7[1], 97-107 (Full text in PDF form, 594 K)

Delfino Ladino-Luna
Área de Física de Procesos Irreversibles, Dpto. de Ciencias Básicas
Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana-Atzcapotzalco
Av. San Pablo 180, Col. Reynosa, 02200, D.F., México.
Tel. (55)53189015, E-mail:
Van der Waals gas as working substance in a Curzon and Ahlborn-Novikov engine
Entropy 2005, 7[1], 108-121 (Full text in PDF form, 175 K)

Issue 2 (June 2005) pages 122-171

Sergey R. Sharov
30 Vershinina St., apt. 24, Tomsk, 634041 Russia,
Basis of Local Approach in Classical Statistical Mechanics
Entropy 2005, 7[2], 122-133 (Full text in PDF form, 188 K)

R.P. Yadav1, P.K. Agarwal2 and Atul Sharma3,*
1 Department of Physics, Govt. P.G. College, Bisalpur (Pilibhit), U.P., India
2 Department of Physics, D.A.V. College, Muzaffarnagar, U.P., India
3 Department of Physics, V.S.P. Govt. College, Kairana (Muzaffarnagar), U.P., India
* E-mail addresses of authors: (R.P. Yadav), (P.K. Agarwal), and (Atul Sharma)
On the Entropy Production Due to Explosion in Seawater
Entropy 2005, 7[2], 134-147 (Full text in PDF form, 138 K)

O.D. Makinde and E. Osalusi
Applied Mathematics Department, University of Limpopo,
Private Bag X1106, Sovenga 0727, South Africa.
Second Law Analysis of Laminar Flow In A Channel Filled With Saturated Porous Media
Entropy 2005, 7[2], 148-160 (Full text in PDF form, 105 K)

Saralees Nadarajah and Samuel Kotz
Department of Statistics, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE 68583, USA
Department of Engineering Management and Systems Engineering, The George Washington University, Washington, D.C. 20052, USA.
On the Linear Combination of Exponential and Gamma Random Variables
Entropy 2005, 7[2], 161-171 (Full text in PDF form, 162 K)

Issue 3 (September 2005) pages 172-198

Naser M. Jubeh
Al-Balqa' Applied University-Faculty of Engineering Technology-Department of Mechanical Engineering Amman-Jordan, P. O. Box 15008.
Tel.: +962-06-4895174; Fax: +962-06-4894292; mob. +962 777 955 848
Exergy Analysis and Second Law Efficiency of a Regenerative Brayton Cycle with Isothermal Heat Addition
Entropy 2005, 7[3], 172-187 (Full text in PDF form, 137 K)

Michel Petitjean
ITODYS (CNRS, Université Paris 7, UMR 7086), 1 rue Guy de la Brosse, 75005 Paris, France
Editorial: The FIS2005 Conference in Paris
Entropy 2005, 7[3], 188-189 (Full text in PDF form, 68 K)

Yi-Fang Chang
Department of Physics, Yunnan University, Kunming, 650091, China
Entropy, Fluctuation Magnified and Internal Interactions
Entropy 2005, 7[3], 190-198 (Full text in PDF form, 70 K)

Issue 4 (December 2005) pages 199-313

H.D. Zeh
Universität Heidelberg
Gaiberger Str. 38, D69151 Waldhilsbach, Germany
Letter to the Editor: Remarks on the Compatibility of Opposite Arrows of Time
Entropy 2005, 7[4], 199-207 (Full text in PDF form, 176 K)

L.S. Schulman
Physics Department, Clarkson University, Potsdam, New York 13699-5820, USA
Letter to the Editor: Two-way thermodynamics: Could it really happen?
Entropy 2005, 7[4], 208-220 (Full text in PDF form, 135 K)

L.S. Schulman
Physics Department, Clarkson University, Potsdam, New York 13699-5820, USA
A Computer's Arrow of Time
Entropy 2005, 7[4], 221-233 (Full text in PDF form, 137 K)

Eiyad Abu-Nada
Department of Mechanical Engineering, Hashemite University, Zarqa, 13115, Jordan,
Tel. 00962 5 3903333 Fax: 009622 5 3826613,
Numerical Prediction of Entropy Generation in Separated Flows
Entropy 2005, 7[4], 234-252 (Full text in PDF form, 447 K)

Piotr Garbaczewski
Institute of Physics, University of Zielona Góra, ul. Szafrana 4a, 65-516 Zielona Góra, Poland
Review: Differential entropy and time
Entropy 2005, 7[4], 253-299 (Full text in PDF form, 331 K)

Kamel Hooman1, Arash Ejlali2
1 Mechanical Engineering Department, Persian Gulf University, Bushehr, Iran
2 Fix Equipment Lead Engineer, Namavaran Delvar Engng. & Construction Company, Tehran, Iran
Second law analysis of laminar flow in a channel filled with saturated porous media: a numerical solution
Entropy 2005, 7[4], 300-307 (Full text in PDF form, 456 K)

Joe Rosen*
338 New Mark Esplanade,Rockville MD 20850, U.S.A.
* Visiting professor, The Catholic University of America, Washington DC. Retired from Tel Aviv University.
Comment: The Symmetry Principle
Entropy 2005, 7[4], 308-313 (Full text in PDF form, 47 K)

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