Entropy and the Second Law: Thermodynamics Viewpoint



Each reversible step in the cycle gives maximal work but no net work is done for the cycle. All work generated on expansion must be stored and used to return the gas to its initial volume.


Entropy Change Heat Pump Waste Heat Adiabatic Compression Reversible Path 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of ChemistryState University of New York BinghamtonBinghamtonUSA

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