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Entropy and the Second Law

Q. Which of the following violates the second law of thermodynamics? (TH > TC) A. Heat taken from a body at TH is converted completely into work. ...

Solved • May 30, 2017

Entropy and the Second Law

Q. Using the Einstein model of a solid, what is the change in entropy when adding two quanta of energy to a system of 5 atoms that already has 5 quant...

Solved • May 16, 2017

Entropy and the Second Law

Q. Blocks A and B have 300 and 200 oscillators, respectively. The blocks are placed in contact with each other in an insulated environment. At the ins...

Solved • May 16, 2017

Entropy and the Second Law

Q. An ideal gas is taken through the cycle shown in the diagram below. The process is carried out with 150 mg of Helium, which is a monoatomic gas wit...

Solved • May 10, 2017

Entropy and the Second Law

Q. A system takes in 200 J of heat while undergoing an isothermal change of state at 500 K. What is ΔU, ΔS, W, and Q for this change of state? A. ΔU ...

Solved • May 8, 2017

Entropy and the Second Law

Q. During an adiabatic change of state for an ideal gas 20 J of work are done on the surroundings. During this change, the temperature decreases from ...

Solved • May 8, 2017

Entropy and the Second Law

Q. An engineer claims to have built four engines. When operating between two reservoirs at 400 K and 300 K, the engines have the following characteris...

Solved • May 3, 2017

Entropy and the Second Law

Q. A glass of water is left outside overnight to freeze. During this process, which of the following statements about entropy is true? A) The entropy...

Solved • May 1, 2017

Entropy and the Second Law

Q. n moles of an ideal gas expands while the temperature of the gas remains constant. In this process the entropy of the gas  (a) remains constant (...

Solved • Jan 25, 2017