Entropy and Work

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LMendoza 2I
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Entropy and Work

Postby LMendoza 2I » Sat Feb 03, 2018 10:07 pm

What's the main relationship between entropy and work that is not done as heat?

Samantha Joseph 1F
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Re: Entropy and Work

Postby Samantha Joseph 1F » Sat Feb 03, 2018 11:09 pm

Since the relationship between entropy and work that IS done as heat is S = Q/T, and we know that Q = U - w, where U is the total internal energy and w is work that's not done as heat, then you can substitute that in and say S = (U-w)/T, showing the relationship between S and w.

Aijun Zhang 1D
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Re: Entropy and Work

Postby Aijun Zhang 1D » Sat Feb 03, 2018 11:16 pm

When T (in Kelvin) is constant, then q = -w since U = q + v.
So (T constant)

Also, any energy lost by doing work is compensated by heat going into the system.Then another equation about w is

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