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### unit of entropy

Posted: Mon Jan 29, 2018 11:20 pm
What is the unit for entropy?

### Re: unit of entropy

Posted: Mon Jan 29, 2018 11:22 pm
The units are usually listed as Joules per Kelvin (J.K-1)

### Re: unit of entropy

Posted: Mon Jan 29, 2018 11:22 pm
The units are Joules per Kelvin (J/K).

### Re: unit of entropy

Posted: Tue Jan 30, 2018 12:08 am
The units end up being J/K as kB = 1.381 x 10^-23 J.K^-1 and also ΔS = nRln(V2/V1) cancels out into J.K^-1.

### Re: unit of entropy

Posted: Tue Jan 30, 2018 8:58 am
Joules per Kelvin (J/K)

### Re: unit of entropy

Posted: Tue Jan 30, 2018 11:45 am
(j/k)

### Re: unit of entropy

Posted: Tue Jan 30, 2018 1:26 pm
When completing the math, usually the way the problem is set up will allow for the units to cancel out to being J/K (joules per kelvin), this can be used as another way of testing if the problem is correct!

### Re: unit of entropy

Posted: Tue Jan 30, 2018 8:34 pm
The units are J/K (Joules per Kelvin)!

### Re: unit of entropy

Posted: Wed Jan 31, 2018 9:52 pm
The units are J/K, but if you forget, it could be helpful to write out the units and then see which cancel and what you're left with.

### Re: unit of entropy

Posted: Thu Feb 01, 2018 10:52 am
J/K or J x K^-1

### Re: unit of entropy

Posted: Thu Feb 01, 2018 3:06 pm
J/K

### Re: unit of entropy

Posted: Thu Feb 01, 2018 3:54 pm
The units are Joules per Kelvin, or J/K.