6.050J/2.110J - Spring 2007 Unit 11
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 6.050J / 2.110J     Information and Entropy     Spring 2007

Unit 11: Energy

Schedule

Lecture Tuesday, May 1, 2007, 12:00 PM Room 2-105
Lecture (Maxwell's Demon) Thursday, May 3, 2007, 12:00 PM Room 2-105
Final exam Monday, May 21, 2007, 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM Room 2-105
Closed book except that two sheets of 8 1/2 x 11 inch paper,
with notes on both sides, are allowed.

Lecture Handouts

Students who for any reason did not receive these items can pick up a copy in Room 38-344. Most of this material is also available on the 6.050J/2.110J Web site http://www.mtl.mit.edu/Courses/6.050.

Reading Assignment


Resources

Technical

Seminal papers on the Principle of Maximum Entropy by Edwin T. Jaynes (July 5, 1922 - April 30, 1998):

Historical

Books

There are many textbooks on thermodynamics and energy conversion.


Help Wanted

6.050J/2.110J students: be the first to suggest a resource, for example a useful Web site or a good book or article, to add to the list above. If your suggestion is accepted by the 6.050J/2.110J staff, you will get a $5 ice-cream gift certificate. Send your suggestion by e-mail during Spring 2007 to 6.050-staff (at) mit.edu.


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