Heat and Entropy

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Tinisha 1G
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Heat and Entropy

Postby Tinisha 1G » Wed Feb 13, 2019 12:44 pm

Why would you need to use the heat equation before solving for entropy with a temperature change?

ian_haliburton_1f
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Re: Heat and Entropy

Postby ian_haliburton_1f » Wed Feb 13, 2019 2:35 pm

Since this equation for entropy change is in the form ∆S=nCln(T2/T1), you could use the "heat equation" q=nC∆T to solve for C if you know q, which you would then use for the entropy calculation.

Jack DeLeon 1B
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Re: Heat and Entropy

Postby Jack DeLeon 1B » Wed Feb 13, 2019 3:18 pm

multiple steps allow you to figure out the values all components necessary to use the formula

Brian Kwak 1D
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Re: Heat and Entropy

Postby Brian Kwak 1D » Sun Feb 17, 2019 1:09 pm

It is a multi-step process where first you use q=nCΔt and rearrange the equation to solve for the specific heat because the specific heat is needed to solve for ΔS=nCln(T2/T1).


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