Understanding Entropy

Boltzmann Equation for Entropy:

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briannam_1F
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Understanding Entropy

Postby briannam_1F » Tue Mar 17, 2020 10:50 pm

Can someone explain why Lavelle didn't like to say define entropy as "disorder?"

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Re: Understanding Entropy

Postby Riya Sood 4G » Tue Mar 17, 2020 11:11 pm

Entropy was not defined as "disorder" to avoid the negative connotation of the word. Instead entropy can be defined as the measure of randomness.


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