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    Thermodynamics, Irreversibility and Beauty

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    Submitted by: Jainagesh Sekhar
    (This entry belongs to Entry Collection "Shape Retrieval from Large Databases ")

    We explore the connections between visual aesthetics and irreversible thermodynamics with remarks about properties and the MEPR (Maximum Entropy Production Rate) principle.


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    Bensah, Y.D.; Sekhar, J.A. Solidification morphology and bifurcation predictions with the maximum entropy production rate model. Entropy, 22, 40 (2020)

    Sekhar, J.A., Mantri, A.S., Saha, S. Balamuralikrishnan, Rama Rao P. Photonic, Low-Friction and Antimicrobial Applications for an Ancient Icosahedral/Quasicrystalline Nano-composite Bronze Alloy. Trans Indian Inst Met 722105–2119 (2019).