Autori: G. Gallavotti, E. G. D. Cohen
Titolo: Dynamical Ensembles in Nonequilibrium Statistical
Mechanics
Abstract: Ruelle's principle for turbulence leading to
what is usually called the Sinai-Ruelle-Bowen distribution
(SRB) is applied to the statistical mechanics of many
particle systems in nonequilibrium stationary states. A
specific prediction, obtained without the need to
construct explicitly the SRB itself, is shown to be in
agreement with a recent computer experiment on a strongly
sheared fluid. This presents the first test of the
principle on a many particle system far from equilibrium.
A possible application to fluid mechanics is also
discussed.
Published in Physical Review Letters, 74, 2694--2697, 1995
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