Residual entropy

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Peter Nguyen 2I
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Residual entropy

Postby Peter Nguyen 2I » Sun Feb 10, 2019 3:37 pm

How can you tell if a system has "low" residual entropy?

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Re: Residual entropy

Postby almaochoa2D » Sun Feb 10, 2019 3:43 pm

Also what exactly is residual entropy?

Alyssa Wilson 2A
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Re: Residual entropy

Postby Alyssa Wilson 2A » Sun Feb 10, 2019 3:53 pm

Residual entropy is the difference in entropy between a state that is not in equilibrium and the state of a substance close to absolute zero. An example is carbon monoxide, which has a dipole moment.

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