The Third Law

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The Third Law

Postby Gabriel Ordonez 2K » Sun Mar 08, 2020 7:33 pm

What is the definition of the Third Law of Thermodynamics, its essential concepts, and primary applications?

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Re: The Third Law

Postby Jacob Puchalski 1G » Sun Mar 08, 2020 7:54 pm

The third law of thermodynamics is basically as the temperature reaches absolute zero (0 Kelvin) then entropy will also decrease to zero.

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Re: The Third Law

Postby Mai V 4L » Mon Mar 09, 2020 3:42 pm

Jacob Puchalski 1G wrote:The third law of thermodynamics is basically as the temperature reaches absolute zero (0 Kelvin) then entropy will also decrease to zero.

Can you please explain why

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Re: The Third Law

Postby Jacob Motawakel » Tue Mar 10, 2020 1:13 am

It is because entropy is the disorder in the universe, so as temperature approaches absolute zero, there is less and less disorder. You can think of it as high temperature is a higher state of disorder since molecules are moving more and moving faster, so low temperature would be slower and less movement of molecules causing less disorder.


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