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Arieh Ben-Naim

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  1. Water and Aqueous Solutions, Introduction to a Molecular Theory, Plenum Press, NY (1974). Republished in paper back by Springer
  2. Hydrophobic Interactions, Plenum Press, New York (1980). Republished in paper back by Springer
  3. Solvation Thermodynamics, Plenum Press, NY (1987).Republished in paper back by Springer
  4. Statistical Thermodynamics for Chemists and Biochemists, Plenum Press, (1992).Republished in paper back by Springer (FMI)
  5.  Cooperativity and Regulation in Biochemical Systems, Kluwer /Plenum Publications, NY (2001)Republished in paper back by Springer. (For more)
  6. Molecular Theory of Solutions, Oxford University Press, Oxford, (2006).  (For more information)
  7. Entropy-Demystified, the Second Law of Thermodynamics Reduced to  Plain Common  Sense, World Scientific, Singapore (2007). (FMI=For more information)
  8. A Farewell to Entropy. Statistical Thermodynamics Based on Information,  World Scientific, Singapore (2008). (For more information)
  9. Molecular Theory of Water and Aqueous Solutions, Part I: Understanding Water. World Scientific, Singapore (2009). (For more information)
  10. Discover Entropy and the Second Law, World Scientific, Singapore (2010).  (For more  information)
  11. Alice's Adventures in Water-land with Roberta Ben-Naim, World Scientific, Singapore (2010)  (FMI)
  12. Molecular Theory of Water, and Aqueous Solutions. Part II:  The Role of  Water in Protein Folding Self Assembly and Molecular Recognition. World Scientific, Singapore (2010)  (For more  information)
  13. Entropy and the Second. Interpretation and Misss-Interpretationsss, World Scientific, Singapore (2012)  (For more  information)
  14. The Protein Folding Problem and its Solutions, World Scientific, Singapore (2013). )  (FMI)
  15. Alice's Adventures in Molecular Biology,  with Roberta Ben-Naim, World Scientific, , Singapore (2013)  (FMI)
  16. A. Ben-Naim, Statistical Thermodynamics, with Applications to Life Sciences, World Scientific, Singapore (2014)
  17. A.  Ben-Naim, Discover Probability; How to Use it, How to Avoid Misusing it and How it Affects Every Aspect of Your Life, World Scientific, Singapore (2014).
  18. A. Ben-Naim, Information, Entropy, Life and the Universe. What we know and what we do not know, World Scientific, Singapore (2015)
  19. A. Ben-Naim Myths and Verities in Protein Folding Theories, (For more information) World Scientific, Singapore (2016).
  20. A. Ben-Naim TheBriefest History of Times, (For more information) World Scientific, Singapore (2016)
  21. A. Ben-Naim: Entropy, the Truth, the Whole Thruth World Scientific, Singapore (2016)
  22. A. Ben-Naim: Modern Thermodynamics, World Scientific, Singapore (2016)
  23. A. Ben-Naim Information Theory, Part I: An Introduction to the fundamental concepts, World Scientific, (2017)
  24. A. Ben Naim The Four Laws That Do Not Drive The Universe, , For the Curious and intelligent, World Scientific, Singapore (2017)
  25. A. Ben-Naim, Time’s Arrow (?) The Timeless Nature of Entropy and the Second Law of Thermodynamics. Lulu Publishing Services, (2018)
  26. A. Ben-Naim, Comprehensive Reviews: Parts I and II: From Decoding to Programing the Universe. Lulu Publishing Services, (2018)
  27. A. Ben-Naim, Comprehensive Reviews: Parts III and IV: From Eternity to Here and to the Big Picture, Lulu Publishing Services, (2018)
  28. A. Ben-Naim, Comprehensive Reviews: Parts V and VI, On Probability of God and Proof of Heaven, Lulu Publishing Services, (2018)
  29. A. Ben Naim Entropy for smart kids and their curious parents, Cambridge Scholar Publishing, (2019)

This book discusses entropy and the Second Law of Thermodynamic In such way that everyone can understand its subject matter. Entropy is one of the must interesting concepts in physics. Althought it is a well-defined concept, it is still perceived by even well-known scientists as a concept cloaked in mystery. It is also the most misused, and often abused, conncept in physics.
In order to understand entropy, one needs to understand the Shannon measure of information, and in order to grasp this idea, one must be familiar with some basic concepts of probability. Therefore, this book consists of three chapters: the first discusses probability, the second addresses information Theory, and the third considers entropy and the Second Law of Thermodynamics. Headers will discover that the Second Law is nothing but a law of probability.