An Account of Thermodynamic Entropy


by

Alberto Gianinetti

DOI: 10.2174/97816810839331170101
eISBN: 978-1-68108-393-3, 2017
ISBN: 978-1-68108-394-0





The second law of thermodynamics is an example of the fundamental laws that govern our universe and is relevant to every branch of sci...[view complete introduction]

Instances of Entropy Change

- Pp. 131-139 (9)

Alberto Gianinetti

Abstract

Entropy is maximal at equilibrium. According to the fundamental equation this demands that there is equilibration for every specific interaction term, namely, thermal, mechanical, diffusive, and others. Relevant exemplifications are illustrated for a number of important processes.

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