An Account of Thermodynamic Entropy


Alberto Gianinetti

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

Indexed in: EBSCO.

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]

Some Special Instances of Entropy Change

- Pp. 144-148 (5)

Alberto Gianinetti


A few particular phenomena are quite difficult to frame into the fundamental equation, nonetheless they can be interpreted to the light of the general idea of statistical mechanics that any system and any overall change tend to the most probable state, i.e., a state that is microscopically equilibrated and then macroscopically stable.

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