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Residual entropy

Posted: Sun Feb 10, 2019 3:37 pm
by Peter Nguyen 2I
How can you tell if a system has "low" residual entropy?

Re: Residual entropy

Posted: Sun Feb 10, 2019 3:43 pm
by almaochoa2D
Also what exactly is residual entropy?

Re: Residual entropy

Posted: Sun Feb 10, 2019 3:53 pm
by Alyssa Wilson 2A
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.