4F.1

Boltzmann Equation for Entropy:

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CosetteBackus_4F
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4F.1

Postby CosetteBackus_4F » Tue Feb 11, 2020 4:58 pm

Part C) Why would the entropy generated be less if you were in a room kept at 30. degrees Celsius?

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Re: 4F.1

Postby AGaeta_2C » Tue Feb 11, 2020 6:37 pm

The equation used is deltaSsurroundings= (-deltaH)/T
Since temperature is in the denominator, if that value is increased, then the overall value of the expression (deltaSsurroundings) would be smaller.

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Re: 4F.1

Postby Diana_Diep2I » Fri Feb 14, 2020 9:45 pm

Yes, because the temperature is larger in the denominator, the fraction would be smaller compared to if the temperature was smaller. This is also why a certain amount of heat has more effect on the entropy when the temperature is lower.


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