Skip to main content

Classroom note: Concavity and the second law of thermodynamics

Buy Article:

$60.90 plus tax (Refund Policy)


The importance of the mathematical notion of concavity in relation to thermodynamics is stressed and it is shown how it can be useful in increasing the enthusiasm of physics' students for their mathematics' courses.

Document Type: Research Article


Affiliations: University of Hull Hull England, Email:

Publication date: July 1, 2003

More about this publication?

Access Key

Free Content
Free content
New Content
New content
Open Access Content
Open access content
Partial Open Access Content
Partial Open access content
Subscribed Content
Subscribed content
Free Trial Content
Free trial content
Cookie Policy
Cookie Policy
Ingenta Connect website makes use of cookies so as to keep track of data that you have filled in. I am Happy with this Find out more