The entropy production rate a bridge between thermodynamics and chemical kinetics


  • José Nieto Villar Universidad de la Habana
  • J. Rieumont Universidad de La Habana
  • R. Mansilla Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México



Irreversible thermodynamics, entropy thermodynamics, Evolution, Entropy in education, science in school


It is shown how through the entropy production rate a natural unification between the formalism of classical thermodynamics and chemical kinetics is achieved. It is also shown how the entropy production rate represents an alternative way to the sensitivity analysis method in order to determine the fundamental steps in a reaction mechanism.


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How to Cite

Nieto Villar, José, J. Rieumont, and R. Mansilla. 2022. “The Entropy Production Rate a Bridge Between Thermodynamics and Chemical Kinetics”. Revista Mexicana De Física E 19 (1 Jan-Jun):010212 1-0.