Residual Entropy

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Kenan Kherallah 2C
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Residual Entropy

Postby Kenan Kherallah 2C » Mon Feb 04, 2019 5:46 pm

What is the definition of it and how does it help us

Schuyler_Howell_4D
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Re: Residual Entropy

Postby Schuyler_Howell_4D » Mon Feb 04, 2019 7:44 pm

Residual entropy is the difference between entropy not at equilibrium and the state that the molecule is closest to zero (temperature). It is just a way to measure entropy which is ultimately a way to measure work.

Christopher Tran 1J
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Re: Residual Entropy

Postby Christopher Tran 1J » Mon Feb 04, 2019 7:47 pm

Residual entropy just means the randomness of the system based on the position of the elements/molecules inside of it, when there is no movement (temperature is K=0).

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Re: Residual Entropy

Postby Max Hayama 4K » Wed Feb 06, 2019 10:32 am

Think of residual entropy as something that is completely unmoving, something without thermal energy, rotational motion, or translational motion.


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